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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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Source of lighting fuel

According to 2002 census, the main source of fuel for lighting in Luwero district was paraffin using “Tadooba” which constituted 79 percent of the total households as revealed in Table 3.11. This was more prevalent in the rural areas at 88 percent compared to 41 percent in urban areas. The pattern was higher than that observed for the whole country which was 75 percent of the total households with rural at 82 percent and urban 33 percent. The use of electricity in the district was still very low at only 9 percent of the total households. This was slightly higher than the national average which was 8 percent.

Table 3.11: Distribution of households by source of fuel for lighting

Source of fuel Residence
Rural Urban Total
Electricity 3.1 33.9 8.9
Gas 0.2 0.2 0.2
Paraffin (lantern) 7.2 23.8 10.3
Paraffin (Tadooba) 87.6 40.5 78.8
Candle wax 0.6 1.3 0.7
Firewood 1.2 0.2 1.0
Cow dung or grass (reeds) 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other 0.1 0.1 0.1
Total 100 100 100

Source: Census 2002