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Projections of Demographic Trends in Uganda 2007-2017

:: by Nicole Bridge :: Game Changers

Population projections are essential for planning at the national, regional and district levels in the private and public sectors. In order for planners and policy makers to efficiently allocate the scarce resources, they need to know the future size and struc-ture of the country’s population as well as their characteristics. Two population projection scenarios have been made including the high and low scenarios. The low variant scenario is essen-tially an AIDS impact scenario while the High variant projection does not explicitly take into account HIV / AIDS in the assump-tions. Thus the low variant projections are considered to be the ...