District Profile

District Profile

Location
Kasese District:    Western Uganda.
Latitudes:             0o 12’S and 0o 26N;
Longitudes:           29o 42’E and 30o 18’E;
To the North:          Bundibungyo District
To North East:        Kabarole District
To the South East: Kamwenge,District
To the South:          Rubirizi District
To the West:           Democratic Republic of Congo.

Land Area:
Total surface area:    3,389.8 Km2,
Dry land:                    2911.3 square kilometres (86 per cent) and
Open water:            409.7 square kilometres
Permanent swamp/wetland: 68.8 square kilometres (2 %of the total Land area)
Nature and wildlife conservation: 1834.6 square kilometres (63 per cent of the land area).
Population density: 183 persons/Km2,(450 persons per square kilometre-land available for farming and settlement )

Population:
Total district Population: 702,029
Males: 338,796 (48.3% of the total District Population)
Females: 363,233 (51.7% of the total District Population)

Residence:
Rural: 529,976 (75.5%)
Urban: 172,053 (24.5%)

Population Type
Households: 696,417 (99.2% of the total District Population)
Non Household: 5612 (0.8% of the District Population)

Average Household size
No. of Household: 140,697
Average Household Size: 4.9

Population growth rate
1991-2002: 3.6 per anum
2002-2014: 2.45 per anum

District vision
To have a poverty free society by 2025

District mission
To achieve sustainable socio – economic development through efficient provision of quality services to the people in conformity with National and Local priorities.

Overall District LG Development Goal
To improve the quality of services and levels of service delivery by 3% every year.

District LG Developments Strategic Objectives

  • To identify and collect sufficient resources to ensure that service delivery standards are met.
  • To provide quality Education at all levels
  • To provide adequate and accessible health services to the people of the district
  • To  avail quality Community Based Services to all people of the district according to their needs
  • To ensure the provision of adequate and quality infrastructure in the district.
  • To ensure fold security in the district and the effective marketing of agricultural produce and products
  • To improve democracy and accountability in the District Local Government
  • To ensure effective management and sustainable utilization of the natural resources.
  • To strengthen the District Capacity to deliver its mandate.

Table 1: Population per County

 

County Population
Male Female Total
Bukonzo County 157,130 171,526 328,656
Busongora County 133,350 138,344 271,694
Kasese Municipality 48,316 53,363 101,679
TOTAL 338,796 363,233 702,029

Source: Nation Population and Housing Census 2014 Provisional Results

Table 2: Number of Sub counties, Town Council, Parishes and Villages

 

Sub counties Municipality Divisions Town Councils Town Boards Parishes Villages
23 01 03 03 05 148 756

Source: Nation Population and Housing Census 2014 Provisional Results

Table 3: Population per Sub County

County Population
Bukonzo County Males Females Total 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Bwera 8222 9233        17,455                      17,883                18,321                18,770                19,229                19,701                20,183                20,678            21,184            21,703            22,235
Ihandiro 6,489 7,060        13,549                      13,881                14,221                14,569                14,926                15,292                15,667                16,051            16,444            16,847            17,259
Isango 3817 4282          8,099                        8,297                  8,501                  8,709                  8,922                  9,141                  9,365                  9,594              9,829            10,070            10,317
Karambi 12981 14200        27,181                      27,847                28,529                29,228                29,944                30,678                31,429                32,200            32,988            33,797            34,625
Kisinga 19346 21285        40,631                      41,626                42,646                43,691                44,762                45,858                46,982                48,133            49,312            50,520            51,758
Kitholhu 8285 8846        17,131                      17,551                17,981                18,421                18,873                19,335                19,809                20,294            20,791            21,301            21,822
Kyarumba 20352 21843        42,195                      43,229                44,288                45,373                46,485                47,623                48,790                49,986            51,210            52,465            53,750
Kyondo 11594 12411        24,005                      24,593                25,196                25,813                26,445                27,093                27,757                28,437            29,134            29,848            30,579
Mahango 9275 10407        19,682                      20,164                20,658                21,164                21,683                22,214                22,758                23,316            23,887            24,472            25,072
Mpondwe-Lhubiriha TC 24326 26692        51,018                      52,268                53,549                54,860                56,205                57,582                58,992                60,438            61,918            63,435            64,989
Munkunyu 15102 16752        31,854                      32,634                33,434                34,253                35,092                35,952                36,833                37,735            38,660            39,607            40,577
Nyakatonzi 2595 2425          5,020                        5,143                  5,269                  5,398                  5,530                  5,666                  5,805                  5,947              6,093              6,242              6,395
Nyakiyumbu 14746 16090        30,836                      31,591                32,365                33,158                33,971                34,803                35,656                36,529            37,424            38,341            39,281
TOTAL 157,130 171,526 328,656                    336,708              344,957              353,409              362,067              370,938              380,026              389,337          398,875          408,648          418,660
Busongora County
Bugoye 16924 18443 35367 36233 37121 38030 38962 39917 40895 41896 42923 43975 45052
Buhuhira 8972 9517 18489 18942 19406 19881 20368 20867 21378 21902 22439 22989 23552
Bwesumbu 10197 11017 21214 21733 22266 22811 23370 23943 24529 25130 25746 26377 27023
Hima TC 6356 6589 12945 13262 13587 13920 14261 14610 14968 15335 15710 16095 16490
Karusandara 5975 5915 11890 12181 12479 12785 13098 13419 13748 14085 14430 14783 15146
Katwe-Kabatoro TC 3297 3114 6411 6568 6729 6893 7062 7235 7413 7594 7780 7971 8166
Kilembe 6489 6841 13330 13656 13991 14334 14685 15044 15413 15791 16178 16574 16980
Kitswamba 15132 14877 30009 30744 31497 32269 33059 33869 34699 35549 36420 37312 38227
Kyabarungir 8155 8579 16734 17144 17564 17994 18435 18886 19349 19823 20309 20806 21316
Lake Katwe 11881 11678 23559 24136 24727 25333 25954 26589 27241 27908 28592 29293 30010
Maliba 23320 24265 47585 48750 49945 51168 52422 53706 55022 56370 57751 59166 60616
Muhokya 9607 9924 19531 20009 20499 21002 21516 220437 22583 23137 23703 24284 24879
Rukoki 7045 7585 14630 14988 15355 15731 16117 16512 16916 17331 17755 18190 18636
TOTAL    133,350    138,344    271,694    278,350          284,585          290,960          297,477          304,141          310,954          317,919      325,040      332,321      339,765
Kasese Municipality
Bulembia Div.        6,534        6,701        13,235                  13,559            13,891            14,231            14,580            14,937.7            15,303            15,678        16,062        16,456        16,859
Central Division        14,917        16,718        31,635                  32,410            33,204            34,017            34,851            35,704.9            36,579            37,475        38,394        39,334        40,298
Nyamwamba Div        26,865        29,944        56,809                  58,200            59,626            61,087            62,584            64,117.6            65,688            67,297        68,946        70,635        72,366
TOTAL      48,316      53,363    101,67            104,170      106,722      109,337      112,015      114,760      117,571      120,452    123,403    126,426    129,524
TOTAL POPULATION PROJECTION 338,796 363,233 702,029 719,229 736,265 753,706 771,561 789,839 808,552 827,708 847,320 867,396 887,950

Nation Population and Housing Census 2014 Provisional Results

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