Kiruhura
Uganda
Most Harvested Crop in 2005
Plantain
Poverty Headcount Ratio $1.90/day (2011 PPP) in 2012
80%
Most Acute Condition Among Children in 2011
21% Severely Stunted
Average Annual Rainfall from 1990 to 2015
1,218mm
About

Kiruhura is a province of Uganda. As of 2012 Northern rural, Uganda had a total population of approximately 6.11M people.

The most widely harvested crop in Kiruhura by area was Plantain with 115.06k ha harvested with a total production value of Intl $130.63M.

Among children in Southwest, Uganda in 2011, 21% were severely stunted, 7% were severely underweight, and 3% were severely wasted.

As of 2012, there were 4.88M people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 5.81M people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Northern rural, Uganda.

Agriculture

Harvested Area Versus Value of Production

Tobaccos are the crop with the highest production value per area in Kiruhura, with Intl $2.45k per ha.

Sorghums are the crop with the lowest production value per area in Kiruhura, with Intl $218.576923 per ha.

This means that growers of Tobaccos will earn approximately 11 times more per hectare than if they grow Sorghums.

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Water Supply for Crops

100%
Rainfed
0%
Irrigated

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

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Climate

Rainfall by Location

From 1990 to 2015, Kiruhura had average annual rainfall of 1,218mm across a total cropland area of 61.49k ha.

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Health

Health Conditions Among Children

21%
Severely Stunted
Data provided by DHS Program

Among children in Southwest, Uganda in 2011, 21% were severely stunted, 7% were severely underweight, and 3% were severely wasted.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Gender

51%
Male Stunting
38%
Female Stunting

The health condition most afflicting male and female children in 2011 in Southwest, Uganda is stunting with 51% of male children affected and 38% of female children affected.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Residence

0%
Urban Stunting
46%
Rural Stunting

The health condition most afflicting urban and rural children in 2011 in Southwest, Uganda is stunting with 0% of urban children affected and 46% of rural children affected.

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Poverty

Poverty Levels

4.88M
$1.90/day (2011 PPP)
Data provided by World Bank's PovcalNet

As of 2012, there were 4.88M people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 5.81M people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Northern rural, Uganda.

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