Population & Culture

Omoro District headquarters is 374 km by road from Kampala the largest city and capital of Uganda through Gulu – Moroto Road.

Administratively, Omoro District is composed of 7 Lower Local Governments (6 Sub-counties and 1 Town Council). There are 29 Parishes and 150 villages.

The Total population is 190,534 (NPHC, 2014).

Demographic Comparatives

 Factor

 Number

Population

 190,534

 Infant Population (Under 1 Year)

 15,319

 Population Under 5 Years

 33,725

 Adoloscents (10 - 24 Years)

 66,306

 Population Under 18 Years

 104,984

 Orphans (Less than 18 Years)

15,319

Culture

Omoro district forms part of Acholi Chiefdom a Ker Kwaro Acholi Government headed by La Wii Rwodi, with a cosmopolitan population. Other major tribes include Baganda, Basoga, Bagisu, Bagwere, Bakiga, Banyankole, Banyarwanda, Lugbara, Banyoro, and Batooro. Luo 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

 Catholic

 Anglican

 SDA

 Pentecostal

 Moslem

Other / None

Percentage

 37

 33

 2

 6

 21

 1