About Us

1.1 Location
Kasese District:Western Uganda
Latitudes:012’S and 026N
Longitudes:29o 42’E and 3018’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
1.2 Land Area:
Total surface area:3,389.8 Km
Dry land:2911.3 square kilometres (86 per cent)
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)
1.3 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)
1.4 Residence:
Rural: 529,976 (75.5%)
Urban: 172,053 (24.5%)
1.5 Population Type
Households: 696,417 (99.2% of the total District Population)
Non Household: 5612 (0.8% of the District Population)
1.6 Average Household size
No. of Household: 140,697
Average Household Size: 4.9
1.7 Population growth rate
1991-2002: 3.6 per anum
2002-2014: 2.45 per anum