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Refugees and nationals by district
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Refugee population by district
Refugee settlements
Total refugees JSON 
1,293,582
Last updated 30 Jun 2019
Source - UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 
Total refugees by month JSON 
Refugees by district JSON 
The category "Other" includes refugees in transit/reception facilities pending relocation to settlements.
Location name Source Data date Population
Yumbe UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  17.6%
227,600
Adjumani UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  15.8%
204,541
Arua UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  13.1%
169,468
Isingiro UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  9.4%
121,014
Moyo UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  9.3%
120,194
Kikuube UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  7.9%
102,205
Kyegegwa UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  7.5%
96,562
Kamwenge UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  5.3%
68,492
Kampala UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  5.1%
66,464
Kiryandongo UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  4.6%
59,894
Lamwo UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  3.7%
48,265
Koboko UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  0.4%
5,317
Other UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  0.3%
3,566


Refugees by country of origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
South Sudan UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  64.5%
833,785
Dem. Rep. of the Congo UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  27.3%
353,379
Burundi UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  3.2%
41,322
Somalia UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  2.4%
31,136
Rwanda UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  1.2%
15,564
Eritrea UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  1.0%
12,371
Sudan UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  0.2%
2,698
Ethiopia UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  0.2%
2,673
Others UNHCR, Government of Uganda, Office of the Prime Minister 30 Jun 2019
  0.1%
654


Host population by district JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Kampala 28 Feb 2018
  25.6%
1,482,676
Arua 28 Feb 2018
  14.6%
846,491
Kikuube 28 Feb 2018
  10.8%
625,568
Yumbe 28 Feb 2018
  10.1%
584,221
Isingiro 28 Feb 2018
  8.5%
492,721
Kamwenge 28 Feb 2018
  7.4%
429,236
Kyegegwa 28 Feb 2018
  6.0%
349,067
Kiryandongo 28 Feb 2018
  4.8%
277,444
Koboko 28 Feb 2018
  4.1%
236,900
Adjumani 28 Feb 2018
  2.9%
170,029
Moyo 28 Feb 2018
  2.6%
147,997
Lamwo 28 Feb 2018
  2.4%
139,093


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Capital
Kampala
Languages
en, sw
Population
34,856,813
Area
N/A
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Gini index
44.3
Currency
UGX
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