Lira
Uganda
Most Harvested Crop in 2005
Bean
Poverty Headcount Ratio $1.90/day (2011 PPP) in 2012
56%
Most Acute Condition Among Children in 2011
11% Severely Stunted
Average Annual Rainfall from 1990 to 2015
1,341mm
About

Lira is a province of Uganda. As of 2012 Other urban, Uganda had a total population of approximately 4.44M people. This represents a -15% decrease from 2012 when the population of Other urban, Uganda was approximately 5.22M.

The most widely harvested crop in Lira by area was Bean with 242.89k ha harvested with a total production value of Intl $80.73M.

Among children in North, Uganda in 2011, 11% were severely stunted, 3% were severely underweight, and 1% were severely wasted.

As of 2012, there were 2.47M people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 3.40M people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Other urban, Uganda.

Agriculture

Harvested Area Versus Value of Production

Bananas are the crop with the highest production value per area in Lira, with Intl $1.99k per ha.

Other Pulses are the crop with the lowest production value per area in Lira, with Intl $222.459740 per ha.

This means that growers of Bananas will earn approximately 9 times more per hectare than if they grow Other Pulses.

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Water Supply for Crops

99%
Rainfed
1%
Irrigated

In 2005, 99% of the crops produced in Lira by harvested area were rainfed, compared to 1% irrigated.

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Climate

Rainfall by Location

From 1990 to 2015, Lira had average annual rainfall of 1,341mm across a total cropland area of 254.47k ha.

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Health

Health Conditions Among Children

11%
Severely Stunted
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Among children in North, Uganda in 2011, 11% were severely stunted, 3% were severely underweight, and 1% were severely wasted.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Gender

24%
Male Stunting
27%
Female Stunting

The health condition most afflicting male and female children in 2011 in Northern, Uganda is stunting with 24% of male children affected and 27% of female children affected.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Residence

25%
Urban Stunting
26%
Rural Stunting

The health condition most afflicting urban and rural children in 2011 in Northern, Uganda is stunting with 25% of urban children affected and 26% of rural children affected.

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Poverty

Poverty Levels

2.47M
$1.90/day (2011 PPP)
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As of 2012, there were 2.47M people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 3.40M people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Other urban, Uganda.

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Poverty Measures by Gender of Head of Household

Disposable Income
75%
Male
81%
Female

As of 2012, 75% of male headed households and 81% of female headed households in Other urban, Uganda live below $3.10/day (2011 PPP).

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