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People of Uganda
Nationality: Noun and adjective--Ugandan(s).
Population (2002): 24.7 million.
Annual growth rate (2003 est): 3.4%.
Ethnic groups: African 99%, European, Asian, Arab 1%.
Religions: Christian 66%, Muslim 16%, traditional and other 18%.
Languages: English (official); Luganda and Swahili widely used; other Bantu and Nilotic languages.
Education: Attendance (2000; primary school enrollment, public and private)--89%. Literacy (2002)--69%.
Health: Infant mortality rate--79/1,000. Life expectancy--46.3 yrs