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The 2014 Population Census Final Results put Mukono’s population at 599,817 and the projected population at 601,516 by mid 2015 (including Municipal council)

Demographic Comparatives

 Factor  Mukono District  Central Region  National
 Population Density (Persons / Sq Km)  332  175.7  174
 Annual Growth Rate  2.6%  2.6%  3.03%
 Urbanization Level  27%  25%  18%
 Institutional Population  2113  5051  29949
 Infant Population (Under 1 Year)  15493 -  1470800
 Population Under 5 Years  64180  1133633  3746800
 Children Of Primary Sch Age (6 - 12 Years)  138558  1421189  8088200
 Adoloscents (10 - 24 Years)  187143  2378914  11984300
 Population Under 18 Years  340096  3596929  19974000
 Adults (Above 18 Years)  0  2978496  0
 Youth (18 - 30 Years)  110366  1598825  6437400
 Orphans (Less than 18 Years) - - -
 PWDs  24120  205165  844841
 Elderly (60+ Years)  25192  291799  1481800

Culture

Mukono district forms part of Ssaza Kyaggwe a Buganda Government headed by Ssekiboobo, with a cosmopolitan population. Major tribes include Baganda, Basoga, Bagisu, Bagwere, Bakiga, Banyankole, Banyarwanda, Lugbara, Banyoro, and Batooro. Luganda is the language commonly spoken. English is the official language used

Population Distribution by Denominations
(Source: Population Census 2002 Percentages on 2014 Population Census)

Religion / Sect  Catholic  Anglican  SDA  Pentecostal  Moslem Other / None
Percentage  37  33  2  6  21

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