Jinja District

by April 17, 2024

The access rates in Jinja vary from 25 % in Mafubira Sub-County to 95 % in Busedde Sub-County. Jinja has 1,260 domestic water points which serve a total of 360,063 people – 263,125 in rural areas. 155 water points have been non-functional for over 5 years and are considered abandoned. Jinja has 2 piped schemes.

Access

66%

Rural Functionality

88%

Equity

190

Management

89%

Gender

92%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
MFB Mafubira 1,684
Mafubira
Population 1,684
BSD Busedde 476
Busedde
Population 476
MDV Masese/Walukuba DIV 1,774
Masese/Walukuba DIV
Population 1,774
KTC Kimaka/Mpumudde/ Nalufenya DIV 7,212
Kimaka/Mpumudde/ Nalufenya DIV
Population 7,212
JTC Jinja Central DIV 3,284
Jinja Central DIV
Population 3,284
BYN Buyengo 478
Buyengo
Population 478
BTG Butagaya 548
Butagaya
Population 548
BDN Budondo 658
Budondo
Population 658
BWN Buwenge 517
Buwenge
Population 517
BTC Bugembe TC 10,512
Bugembe TC
Population 10,512
KTL Kakira TC 357
Kakira TC
Population 357
BTL Buwenge TC 4,335
Buwenge TC
Population 4,335

Population figures are projections to the above mentioned date based on UBOS census 2014 and district growth rates. Population density is calculated on land area only. Boundaries reflect the preliminary status only.

Access to Safe Water

20 % 60 %
  40 % 80 %
Total Access 66 %
Rural Access 77 %
Urban Access 49 %

BDN Budondo 95 %
Budondo
Population Served 54,948
BSD Busedde 95 %
Busedde
Population Served 40,191
BTC Bugembe TC NWSC
Bugembe TC
Population Served NWSC
BTG Butagaya 95 %
Butagaya
Population Served 58,497
BTL Buwenge TC NWSC
Buwenge TC
Population Served NWSC
BWN Buwenge 95 %
Buwenge
Population Served 51,027
BYN Buyengo 95 %
Buyengo
Population Served 35,561
JTC Jinja Central DIV NWSC
Jinja Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
KTC Kimaka/Mpumudde/ Nalufenya DIV NWSC
Kimaka/Mpumudde/ Nalufenya DIV
Population Served NWSC
KTL Kakira TC 26 %
Kakira TC
Population Served 9,700
MDV Masese/Walukuba DIV NWSC
Masese/Walukuba DIV
Population Served NWSC
MFB Mafubira 25 %
Mafubira
Population Served 22,900

Access to safe water is the ratio of people served by a safe water point and piped water supply to the total population.
The calculation is based on an estimated number of people per water point type. Maximum access rate can be 95%.

Access to Safe Water

20 % 60 %
  40 % 80 %
Total Access 66 %
Rural Access 77 %
Urban Access 49 %

BDN Budondo 95 %
Budondo
Population Served 54,948
BSD Busedde 95 %
Busedde
Population Served 40,191
BTC Bugembe TC NWSC
Bugembe TC
Population Served NWSC
BTG Butagaya 95 %
Butagaya
Population Served 58,497
BTL Buwenge TC NWSC
Buwenge TC
Population Served NWSC
BWN Buwenge 95 %
Buwenge
Population Served 51,027
BYN Buyengo 95 %
Buyengo
Population Served 35,561
JTC Jinja Central DIV NWSC
Jinja Central DIV
Population Served NWSC
KTC Kimaka/Mpumudde/ Nalufenya DIV NWSC
Kimaka/Mpumudde/ Nalufenya DIV
Population Served NWSC
KTL Kakira TC 26 %
Kakira TC
Population Served 9,700
MDV Masese/Walukuba DIV NWSC
Masese/Walukuba DIV
Population Served NWSC
MFB Mafubira 25 %
Mafubira
Population Served 22,900

Access to safe water is the ratio of people served by a safe water point and piped water supply to the total population.
The calculation is based on an estimated number of people per water point type. Maximum access rate can be 95%.

Functionality of Point Water Sources

60 % 80 %
70 % 90 %
Rural Functionality 88 %
Urban Functionality 84 %

BDN Budondo 84 %
Budondo
Functional Sources 175
BSD Busedde 86 %
Busedde
Functional Sources 161
BTC Bugembe TC NWSC
Bugembe TC
Functional Sources 9
BTG Butagaya 93 %
Butagaya
Functional Sources 252
BTL Buwenge TC NWSC
Buwenge TC
Functional Sources 4
BWN Buwenge 94 %
Buwenge
Functional Sources 249
BYN Buyengo 84 %
Buyengo
Functional Sources 168
JTC Jinja Central DIV NWSC
Jinja Central DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KTC Kimaka/Mpumudde/ Nalufenya DIV NWSC
Kimaka/Mpumudde/ Nalufenya DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
KTL Kakira TC 83 %
Kakira TC
Functional Sources 29
MDV Masese/Walukuba DIV NWSC
Masese/Walukuba DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
MFB Mafubira 73 %
Mafubira
Functional Sources 58

Functionality is the ratio of functional water sources to all water sources. Sources not operating for five or more years are assumed to be abandoned, and hence are not included in the calculation.

People served per technology

Reasons for non-functionality

Type of Management

Source of Funding

District Water Supply Summary

Sub-CountyUrban/
Rural
PopulationPopulation
Served
AccessFunctionalityPoint Water SourcesPiped Water Systems
Protected
springs
Shallow wellsDeep boreholesRainwater
harvesting tanks
DamsValley
tanks
PSP/Kiosk, Tap standsYTHHICNWSC
RUWfPFNFTotFNFTotFNFTotFNFTotFNFTotFNFTotFNFTot
JINJA M.C                               
 1 Kimaka/Mpumudde/ Nalufenya DIVUrban27,244NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Masese/Walukuba DIVUrban35,882NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Jinja Central DIVUrban24,697NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 87,82383,432950000000000000000000000002,997999999No
KAGOMA                               
 1 BudondoRural58,14354,94895%84%--41445551267711485639------2-2---No
 2 BuwengeRural53,71351,02795%94%--59-5990111018739011112------2-28701355No
 3 Buwenge TCUrban25,472NWSCNWSC-100%-3-31-1------------------Yes
 4 BuyengoRural37,43335,56195%84%--62264431457548626511------3252--No
 5 ButagayaRural61,57658,49795%93%--673708711988739011314------------No
Total 236,337200,93485901000232924127648324299283273412460000007298721355No
BUTEMBE                               
 1 Bugembe TCUrban48,065NWSCNWSC-82%-1-12-25271-1------------Yes
 2 BuseddeRural42,30640,19195%86%--87-87211334461258617------1-11--No
 3 MafubiraRural90,59222,90025%73%--921110616391453---------------No
 4 Kakira TCUrban37,6549,70026%-83%-8-881913518---------------No
Total 218,61775,6973582830105210741206110333136718000000101100No
District 542,777360,063668884033711348317683854026146341135400000082103,8701,0121,054No

F = Functional; NF = Non-Functional; Tot = Total; YT = Yard Tap; HH = Household Connections; IC = Institutional Connections

Piped Water Supply Systems

Type of Scheme/GFSNumber of
Schemes
Functionality of SystemType of ManagementWB in place
FunctionalNon-FunctionalPartially FunctionalPrivate OperatorWSCPrivate/IndividualNWSCOtherYesNo
Groundwater based/Not GFS22000101000
Unknown/Not GFS10000001000
Surface Water Based/Not GFS11000001000
Groundwater based/Unknown22000200010
Total65000303010

GFS = Gravity Flow Scheme; WB = Water Board; WSC = Water Source Committee