Jinja District

by December 7, 2022

The access rates in Jinja vary from 25 % in Mafubira Sub-County to 95 % in Busedde Sub-County. Jinja has 1,230 domestic water points which serve a total of 352,539 people – 257,380 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

194

Management

88%

Gender

92%

Population Density (people/km2) and Population

50 250 1,000 2,000
  100 500 1,500  
BTL Buwenge TC 4,242
Buwenge TC
Population 4,242
BTC Bugembe TC 10,288
Bugembe TC
Population 10,288
BSD Busedde 466
Busedde
Population 466
KTL Kakira TC 349
Kakira TC
Population 349
MFB Mafubira 1,648
Mafubira
Population 1,648
JTC Jinja Central DIV 3,214
Jinja Central DIV
Population 3,214
KTC Kimaka/Mpumudde/ Nalufenya DIV 7,058
Kimaka/Mpumudde/ Nalufenya DIV
Population 7,058
MDV Masese/Walukuba DIV 1,736
Masese/Walukuba DIV
Population 1,736
BDN Budondo 644
Budondo
Population 644
BTG Butagaya 536
Butagaya
Population 536
BWN Buwenge 506
Buwenge
Population 506
BYN Buyengo 468
Buyengo
Population 468

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 54,057
BSD Busedde 95 %
Busedde
Population Served 39,333
BTC Bugembe TC NWSC
Bugembe TC
Population Served NWSC
BTG Butagaya 95 %
Butagaya
Population Served 57,249
BTL Buwenge TC NWSC
Buwenge TC
Population Served NWSC
BWN Buwenge 95 %
Buwenge
Population Served 49,939
BYN Buyengo 95 %
Buyengo
Population Served 34,802
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 22,000

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 54,057
BSD Busedde 95 %
Busedde
Population Served 39,333
BTC Bugembe TC NWSC
Bugembe TC
Population Served NWSC
BTG Butagaya 95 %
Butagaya
Population Served 57,249
BTL Buwenge TC NWSC
Buwenge TC
Population Served NWSC
BWN Buwenge 95 %
Buwenge
Population Served 49,939
BYN Buyengo 95 %
Buyengo
Population Served 34,802
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 22,000

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 86 %
Budondo
Functional Sources 173
BSD Busedde 85 %
Busedde
Functional Sources 153
BTC Bugembe TC NWSC
Bugembe TC
Functional Sources 9
BTG Butagaya 85 %
Butagaya
Functional Sources 216
BTL Buwenge TC NWSC
Buwenge TC
Functional Sources 4
BWN Buwenge 89 %
Buwenge
Functional Sources 225
BYN Buyengo 85 %
Buyengo
Functional Sources 165
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 68 %
Kakira TC
Functional Sources 21
MDV Masese/Walukuba DIV NWSC
Masese/Walukuba DIV
Functional Sources Unknown
MFB Mafubira 69 %
Mafubira
Functional Sources 52

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 DIVUrban26,663NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 2 Masese/Walukuba DIVUrban35,117NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
 3 Jinja Central DIVUrban24,170NWSCNWSC---------------------------Yes
Total 85,95081,653950000000000000000000000002,997999999No
KAGOMA                               
 1 BudondoRural56,90254,05795%84%--47-4745196475479459------2-2---No
 2 BuwengeRural52,56749,93995%94%--5815982191017367910212------2-28701355No
 3 Buwenge TCUrban24,929NWSCNWSC-100%-3-31-1------------------Yes
 4 BuyengoRural36,63434,80295%84%--59564451156514558311------2682--No
 5 ButagayaRural60,26257,24995%92%--71-717322956411758614------------No
Total 231,294196,94785891000232924127648324277283053412460000007298721355No
BUTEMBE                               
 1 Bugembe TCUrban47,039NWSCNWSC-82%-1-11126171-1------------Yes
 2 BuseddeRural41,40339,33395%86%--87-871816344011517-7------1-11--No
 3 MafubiraRural88,65922,00025%71%--6511791639948---------------No
 4 Kakira TCUrban36,8519,70026%-83%-8-85388715---------------No
Total 213,95273,939358183010521074120619533128718000000101100No
District 531,196352,539668884033711348317683853726143341135400000082103,8701,0121,054No

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