General information

Capital: Kampala

Currency unit: Ugandan shilling

Official language: English

Area: 241,550 km²

Population in million: 42.9 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 604 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 1,864 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 70.7 

Annual growth rate of the population: 3.3 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 35.4 %

Life expectancy at birth: 59.9 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 74 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 25.89 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 24.9 

Industry value added of GDP: 20.0 

Services value added of GDP: 47.1 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 2.85 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 4.81 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Hydraulic cements (4.94 %)
Transmission apparatus for radio-broadcasting or television (4.78 %)
Bars and rods of iron or steel, forged, hot-rolled, hot-drawn (1.50 %)
Soap (1.31 %)
Flat-rolled products of iron or steel, clad, plated or coated (1.24 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Coffee (22.41 %)
Fish fillets (5.91 %)
Unmanufactured tobacco (5.56 %)
Cane or beet sugar (3.45 %)
Tea (3.43 %)

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