The birth rate for Uganda in 2022 was 35.795 births per 1000 people, a 1.81% decline from 2021. The birth rate for Uganda in 2021 was 36.456 births per 1000 people, a 1.78% decline from 2020.
The birth rate for Uganda in 2020 was 37.116 births per 1000 people, a 1.75% decline from 2019.
Why does Uganda have a high birth rate?
In most African communities, agriculture is the basic form of activity, accounting for over 80%, Children’s labor is very
important to their families and the cost of raising children is lower than the value of their labor and so this has boosted a high fertility rate, especially among the rural of 7.1 children per.
What are the factors affecting the birth rate in Uganda?
Uganda’s high total fertility rate is attributed to a number of factors including early sexual debut (at 16.8 years in females and 18.6 years for males);
high teenage pregnancy (at 25%); a relatively low modern contraceptive prevalence rate (35%); and cultural practices that encourage large family size.