Arua
Uganda
Most Harvested Crop in 2005
Cassava
Poverty Headcount Ratio $1.90/day (2011 PPP) in 2013
60%
Most Acute Condition Among Children in 2011
16% Severely Stunted
Average Annual Rainfall from 1990 to 2015
1,334mm
About

Arua is a province of Uganda. As of 2013 Northern, Uganda had a total population of approximately 7.17M people. This represents a 38% increase from 2012 when the population of Northern, Uganda was approximately 5.22M.

The most widely harvested crop in Arua by area was Cassava with 129.80k ha harvested with a total production value of Intl $175.77M.

Among children in West-Nile, Uganda in 2011, 16% were severely stunted, 6% were severely underweight, and 3% were severely wasted.

As of 2012, there were 4.45M people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 4.83M people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Western rural, Uganda.

Agriculture

Harvested Area Versus Value of Production

Tobaccos are the crop with the highest production value per area in Arua, with Intl $2.48k per ha.

Wheats are the crop with the lowest production value per area in Arua, with Intl $144.400000 per ha.

This means that growers of Tobaccos will earn approximately 17 times more per hectare than if they grow Wheats.

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Water Supply for Crops

100%
Rainfed
0%
Irrigated

In 2005, 100% of the crops produced in Arua by harvested area were rainfed, compared to 0% irrigated.

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Climate

Rainfall by Location

From 1990 to 2015, Arua had average annual rainfall of 1,334mm across a total cropland area of 134.93k ha.

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Health

Health Conditions Among Children

16%
Severely Stunted
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Among children in West-Nile, Uganda in 2011, 16% were severely stunted, 6% were severely underweight, and 3% were severely wasted.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Gender

38%
Male Stunting
31%
Female Stunting

The health condition most afflicting male and female children in 2011 in West-Nile, Uganda is stunting with 38% of male children affected and 31% of female children affected.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Residence

19%
Urban Stunting
36%
Rural Stunting

The health condition most afflicting urban and rural children in 2011 in West-Nile, Uganda is stunting with 19% of urban children affected and 36% of rural children affected.

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Poverty

Poverty Levels

4.45M
$1.90/day (2011 PPP)
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As of 2012, there were 4.45M people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 4.83M people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Western rural, Uganda.

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Poverty Measures by Gender of Head of Household

Disposable Income
91%
Male
96%
Female

As of 2012, 91% of male headed households and 96% of female headed households in Western rural, Uganda live below $3.10/day (2011 PPP).

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