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Classrooms construction is one the key priorities for Luwero District

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Roads

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Road Unit

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Road maintenance

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Pineapple farming has improved the incomes of the communities

     

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Maize milling factory

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Population by ethinic group
Population by age goup
Population projections
Population by density
Urbanization
Population urban centers
Literacy Rate
Housing Conditions
Distribution of households by Construction materials
Source of cooking fuel
Source of lighting fuel
Source of households livelihood
Percentage of population below poverty line
Revenue Performance
Sectoral expenditures
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Socio-economic Characteristicso

Housing Conditions by type of house (materials for walls, floor, and roof)

Housing is one of the basic human needs that have impact on the health, welfare, social attitude and economic productivity of an individual. It’s also one of the indicators of standard of living in the society.

The type of materials used for construction of a dwelling unit or house is a good indicator of how well off households in terms housing. According to the 2002 Census roofing iron sheets were the most commonly used for roofing (84 percent) in the district. Prevalence of iron sheet roofed dwelling units was higher in urban areas (93percent) compared to 81 percent in rural areas. Table 3.9 shows the distribution of households by construction material.
Majority of the households (44 percent) lived in dwelling units whose walls were constructed using stabilized bricks and this was predominant among the urban areas at 66 percent. The dwelling units whose walls were constructed using mud and pole constituted 39 percent with a high prevalence among rural households at 45 percent.
The 2002 Census further revealed that 64 percent of the households lived in dwelling units whose floor was made of rammed earth.