According to the National Population and Housing Census 2014, Hoima District has a population of 572,986 of which 287,906 are males and 285,080 are females. Unlike the national figure, the male population in Hoima is slightly more than that of female population. The district has total geographical area of 5735.3 square kilometers of which land area is 3,666.4 square kilometers and 2,068.9 square kilometers is covered by water bodies.