Why Kaberamaido?

History and Population statistics of Kaberamaido

LOCATION

District of Eastern Uganda

ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES

Agriculture, with a main emphasis on food crops

TRANSPORT NETWORK

Kaberamaido has an underdeveloped road network. Roads do not exist in some parts of the district greatly hindering transport

EDUCATION SERVICES

The district has a total of 86 primary schools with 79 government and 7 community schools. For secondary schools, the district has over 15 schools, 5 are government, 3 private and 7 community.

HEALTH SERVICES

There is no Government dispensary, 7 health centres at the county level, 1 health centre at sub-county level. There are 2 private/NGO dispensaries, 1 clinic and no health centre.

The main languages are :

  • Ateso
  • Kumam
  • Kiswahili

Area Specific Profiles

Population Statistics – National Population and Housing Census 2014

Area Specific Profiles – Kaberamaido District

Male: 102,250 Female 104,245 Urban 57,902 Rural 148,593 Total 206,495

• Two out of every 25 (8%) children less than 18 years of age were orphaned;
• One in every 16 (6% ) of the girls aged 12 to 17 years had already given birth;

• One in every 15 (6.5%) of the girls aged 12 – 17 had ever been in a marriage union;
– National Population and Housing Census 2014 Area Specific Profiles – Kaberamaido District

Gender

  • Male
  • Female

Kaberamaido District

  • Urban
  • Rural

 

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References

Kaberamaido District local government Statistical Abstract- June 2012

Uganda Bureau of Statistics 2017, The National Population and Housing Census 2014 – Area Specific Profile Series- Kampala, Uganda.