Child marriage and early childbearing remain common in Uganda despite laws against them. As many as three in ten Ugandan girls have their first child before their 18th birthday.
The population of Africa in 2100 will be three, four, five or six times larger than it is today.
Population distribution is very uneven due to soil and terrain variations. The population is generally concentrated in the south and along the major north-south highway connecting the coast to the Sahel
The sex ratio is the ratio of males to females in a population. When it gets out of kilter, it can become a social and political nightmare
Zambia’s population comprises more than 70 Bantu-speaking groups. The majority of Zambians are subsistence farmers, but the country is also fairly urbanised, with 42% of the population being city residents