Population & Culture

National Population and Housing Census (2014) Final Results put Namayingo District’s population at 215,443 (UBOS, 2016).

Population

Population Size Number Percent
Total population 215,443
Total male population 106,303 49.3
Total female population 109,140 50.7
Bukooli County South
Total population 186,763
Total male population 91,394 48.9
Total female population 95,369 51.1
Bukooli Island County
Total population 28,680
Total male population 14,909 52
Total female population 13,771 48
Households
Total households 43,096
Households headed by males 34,366 79.7
Households headed by females 8,730 20.3
Households headed by children (aged 10-17 years) 161 0.4
Households headed by youth (aged 18-30 years) 11,423 26.5
Households headed by older persons (aged 60 years and above) 5,693 13.2
Population by Age groups
Population aged 0-17 years 125,588 58.9
Population aged 18-30 years 43,164 20.2
Population aged 31-59 years 37,630 17.6
Population aged 60 years and over 6,871 3.2
Population by Special Age groups
Population aged Less than one Year 8,383 3.9
Population aged 0-4 Years 42,452 19.9
Population aged 0-8 Years 73,826 34.6
Population aged 2-8 Years 57,315 26.9
Population aged 2-17 Years 109,077 51.1
Population aged 6-12 Years 49,740 23.3
Population aged 6-15 Years 66,229 31.1
Population aged 10-15 Years 36,170 17
Population aged 10-17 Years 45,365 21.3
Population aged 15-24 Years 40,099 18.8
Population aged 16-64 Years 92,428 43.3
Population aged 15-29 Years 53,564 25.1
Population aged 2 Years and Over 196,742 92.3
Population aged 10 Years and Over 133,030 62.4
Population aged 15 Years and Over 101,569 47.6
Population aged 18 Years and Over 87,665 41.1
Population aged 20 Years and Over 78,996 37
Population aged 65 Years and over 4,432 2.1

CULTURE

Namayingo district forms part of Busoga Kingdom. Major tribes include Samya, Basoga, Adhola, Banyole, Bakenye and Jaluo. Lusamya and Lusoga are the languages commonly spoken. English is the official language used.