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Age groups

The age distribution is a reflection of the past fertility and Mortality behavior of the population. In absence of high migration or drastic changes in births and deaths, the young population is expected to constitute a high percentage than the older population. According to the 2002 Population and Housing Census, majority of the population of Luwero were made up of children (below 18 years) constituting 59 percent, while the elderly contributed to only five percent of the population as indicated in Table 3.6.

Table 3.6: Distribution of the population for selected age group

Age Index/ Selected Population
Number Percent
Less than 5 Years 63,695 18.7
Primary School Age Population (6 - 12 Years) 82,474 24.0
Population age less than 15 years 178,880 52.4
Secondary School Age (13 - 19 Years) 55,044 16.1
Adolescents (10 - 24Years) 116,090 34.0
University Age (20 - 24 Years) 26,448 7.8
Children (Below 18 years) 201,297 59.0
Adults (18 Years and Above) 139,945 41.0
Youths (18 - 30 Years) 67,618 19.8
Working Age Group (15 – 64 Years) 149,414 43.8
Elderly (60 Years and above 18,634 5.0
Girls Below 16 (Below official marriage Age) 96,299 28.2
Women of Child Bearing Age (15 – 49 Years) 69,001 20.2
Women 50+ Years (Above Child Bearing Age) 15,791 4.6
Dependency ratio 128

Source: Census 2002

Table 3.7 reveals that by 2012, the number of children (0-17 years) in the district had risen to 259,700 persons. In 2002,

The population and housing census showed that they were 201,297 children in Luwero District. There are more children under 18 years compared to the working age group of 44 percent and this increasing the dependency ratio in the district.