Population & Culture

The 2014 Population Census Final Results put Moroto’s population at 119,249 and the projected population at 121,516 by mid 2023 (including Municipal council)

Demographic Comparatives

 Factor

 Mukono District

 Central Region

 National

 Population Density (Persons / Sq Km)

 332

 175.7

 174

 Annual Growth Rate

 2.6%

 2.6%

 3.03%

 Urbanization Level

 27%

 25%

 18%

 Institutional Population

 2113

 5051

 29949

 Infant Population (Under 1 Year)

 15493

-

 1470800

 Population Under 5 Years

 64180

 1133633

 3746800

 Children Of Primary Sch Age (6 - 12 Years)

 138558

 1421189

 8088200

 Adoloscents (10 - 24 Years)

 187143

 2378914

 11984300

 Population Under 18 Years

 340096

 3596929

 19974000

 Adults (Above 18 Years)

 0

 2978496

 0

 Youth (18 - 30 Years)

 110366

 1598825

 6437400

 Orphans (Less than 18 Years)

-

-

-

 PWDs

 24120

 205165

 844841

 Elderly (60+ Years)

 25192

 291799

 1481800

Culture

Moroto district forms part of 8 Karamoja districts namely Abim,Amudat,Napak,Nakapiripirit,Kotido,Kaabong and Karenga, with a cosmopolitan population. Major tribes include . Acholi Labwor,Iik and Tepes who are marjinalised population,ngakarimojong is the language commonly spoken. English is the official language used and Kiswahili.

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

Religion / Sect

 Catholic

 Anglican

 SDA

 Pentecostal

 Moslem

Other / None

Percentage

 37

 33

 2

 6

 21

 1