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Summary statistics
Region 2015 Eastern Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 241550  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 40323  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 201.8  
Capital city 2015 Kampala  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 1936  
Currency 2015 Uganda Shilling (UGX)  
UN membership date 2013 25 October 1962  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 27465  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 19687  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 10984  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 4.7  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 7.7  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 10.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 726.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 593.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 391.7  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 27.0 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 26.2 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 29.1 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 21.9 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 20.4 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 19.9 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 51.1 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 53.5 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 51.0 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 71.9 2013.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 73.8 Persons aged 10 to 76 years. 2009.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 71.6 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series. Persons aged 14 to 64 years.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 4.4 2013.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 7.1 Persons aged 10 to 76 years. 2009.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 4.5 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series. Persons aged 14 to 64 years.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 20.2 2013.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 19.1 Persons aged 10 to 76 years. 2009.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 23.2 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 3. Break in the time series. Persons aged 14 to 64 years.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 3.8 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 4.2 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 2.0 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 82.3/87.6 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 80.6/85.4 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 77.1/79.7 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 277  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 186  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 124  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 112 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 112  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 111 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 112  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 100  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -2674  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -1659  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -13  
Exports (million US$) 2015 2262.0 2014.  
Imports (million US$) 2015 6073.5 2014.  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -3811.5 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Kenya (13.1), South Sudan (12.4), Rwanda (10.8) 2014.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 India (24.5), China (12.2), Kenya (9.8) 2014.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.3  
Urban population (%) 2015 16.1  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 5.4  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 5.9  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 58.8/55.7  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 102  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 749.5/1.9 Including refugees.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 1266  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 646465  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 61  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 7.2 Unlike other countries, in Uganda fiscal year 2010/2011 corresponds to calendar year 2010.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 2.2 2013.  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 110.9/108.9 2013.  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 25.7/29.5 2013.  
Education: Tertiary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 3.9/5.0 2011.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 11.8  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 35.0  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 52.4 Data as at the end of December.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 17.7 Estimate.  
Threatened species 2015 188  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 11.7 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 4895/0.2  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 398  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 12.0  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 16.0  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 95.5/75.8  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 28.6/17.3  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 6.3  
Trade Profile
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