Population & Culture

he 1991 national census estimated the population of the district at 255,400. The national census conducted in 2002 estimated the population at 341,300. In 2012, the population was estimated at 440,200. The August 2014 national population census enumerated the population at 458,158.

Demographic Comparatives


Luwero District

 Central Region


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Luwero district forms part of Ssaza Luwero a Buganda Government headed by Kangaawo, with a cosmopolitan population. Major tribes include Baganda, Baluuli,Basoga, Bagisu, Bagwere, Bakiga, Banyankole, Banyarwanda, Lugbara, Banyoro, and Batooro. Luganda is the language commonly spoken. English is the official language used

Population Distribution by Denominations
(Source: Population Census 2002 Percentages on 2014 Population Census)

Religion / Sect






Other / None