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Uganda: How is the population changing? It is growing rapidly …. From ……….. millions in 1970to …………… millions in 1997 Now 24 million?

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2 Uganda: How is the population changing? It is growing rapidly …. From ……….. millions in 1970to …………… millions in 1997 Now 24 million?

3 Ethnic Groups: Baganda 17%, Karamojong 12%, Basogo 8%, Iteso 8%, Langi 6%, Rwanda 6%, Bagisu 5%, Acholi 4%, Lugbara 4%, Bunyoro 3%, Batoro 3%, non-African (European, Asian, Arab) 1%, other 23% There are different ethnic groups in Uganda Baganda - south Karamajong - north

4 Birth Rate: 47.52 births/1,000 population Very High Population Growth Rate: 2.93% Very fast Infant mortality in the first year of life averaged 120 per 1,000 population Very High

5 Death rate: 18.44 deaths/1,000 population (2000 est.) HIGH – why? HIV / AIDS Malaria / diseases Poor health care Dirty water Poor diet Civil war

6 Population Growth RAPID Birth rate 47 minus The Death rate 18 = Increase + 29 Result many more mouths to be fed

7 Life Expectancy 42.59 male 44.17 female (2001 est.) Funeral + new well + education & health


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