uganda profile

 

UGANDA GENERAL INFORMATION

 
Official Name The Republic of Uganda
Capital City Kampala
Cities as at 1st July 2020 Arua, Mbarara, Gulu, Jinja, Fort Portal, Mbale, Masaka, Lira, Soroti and Hoima.
Independence 9th October 1962
Official language English
Currency Shillings
Country code 256
Accessibility By air – Entebbe International Airport,
  By land – Kenya (Malaba & Busia), Tanzania (Mutukula & Kikagati), Sudan( Atiak/Bibia, Oraba), DR Congo(Vuura, Bunagana, Mpondwe, Goli), Rwanda (Katuna, Cyanika, Mirama Hills)
Mobile Telephone Networks Airtel (075, 070), MTN (077/078), Orange (079), UTL (071), Smile(076),
   
Longitude 29o34’E & 35o0’E
Latitude 4o12’N & 1o29’S
Altitude (minimum ASL) 620 meters
             (maximum ASL) 5,111meters
Total Surface Area 241,555 km2
No of Administrative units  
Districts 135
Counties 309
Constituency 301
Sub Counties / Town Councils 1,544
Parishes / Wards 7,553
 

ECONOMIC STATISTICS

 
 
Exchange rate UGS per US $ – Annual Average
3,754 (FY2020/21)
GDP per capita at current prices (US$)
932 (FY2020/21)
GDP at market prices – at current prices
148,278 Billion shillings (FY2020/21)
GDP at market prices – at constant 2016/17 prices (Billion shillings)
130,546 Billion shillings (FY2020/21)
GDP growth rate at constant price 3.3% (FY2020/21)
Agriculture, forestry and fishing % contribution to GDP 23.7 % (FY2020/21)
Industry % contribution to GDP 27.4 % (FY2020/21)
Services % contribution to GDP 41.5% (FY2020/21)
 

INDICIES

 
 
CPI – Annual Headline inflation (2016/17 = 100) rose by 2.1 % (for the 12 months to July 2021)
CPI – Annual Core inflation (2016/17 = 100) decreased to 2.5 % (for the 12 months to July 2021)
CPI – Annual Non Core inflation (2016/17 = 100) Increased to 0.05 % (for the 12 months to July 2021)
CPI – Annual Goods inflation (2016/17 = 100) Increased to 1.0 percent (for the 12 months to July 2021)
CPI – Monthly Headline Inflation (2016/17 = 100) 0.0 percent change (July 2021)
PPI Manufacturing & Utility sector (July 2009 to June 2010 =100)- Annual change Increased by 9.8 % ((for the year ending June 2021))
PPI Manufacturing & Utility sector (July 2009 to June 2010 =100) – Monthly changes Decreased by 2.2 % (June 2021)
PPI Manufacturing sector (July 2009 to June 2010 =100) – Annual change Increased by 10.9 % (for the year ending June 2021)
PPI Manufacturing sector (Domestic market) – Monthly change Decreased by 0.1 % (June 2021)
PPI Manufacturing sector (Foreign market) – Monthly change Decreased by 7.6 % (June 2021)
PPI Utility sector – Annual change Reduced by 1.7 % ((for the year ending June 2021))
PPI Utility sector – Monthly change Increase by 0.7 % (June 2021)
PPI – Hotels & Restaurants (2008 = 100) – Annual change increased by 0.1 percent for the year ending Quarter three FY2020/21
PPI – Hotels & Restaurants (2008 = 100) – Monthly change increased by 0.6 percent in the third Quarter of FY2020/21
Construction Sector Index (Jan-Mar 2006 = 100) – Annual change Reduced by 3.74 % ((for the year ending June 2021))
Construction Sector Index (Jan-Mar 2006 = 100) – Monthly change Increase by 0.07 %, (June 2021)
Index of Distributive Trade (July 2016 to June 2017=100) – Annual change Increased by 4.8% (year ending Quarter three of FY 2020/21 )
Index of Distributive Trade (July 2016 to June 2017=100) – Quarterly Changes Decreased by 6.2% (in the third quarter of FY 2020/21 )
 

TRADE STATISTICS

 
 
Informal Exports 531.9 US$ Million, (CY2019)
Formal/Official exports 3,563.8 US$ Million, (CY2019)
Total Exports 4,095.7 US$ Million, (CY2019)
Informal Imports 57.8 US$ Million, (CY2019)
Formal/Official imports 7,696 US$ Million, (CY2019)
Total Imports 7,753.8 US$ Million, (CY2019)
Total trade 11,849.4 US$ Million, (CY2019)
Formal Commodity Exports – 2019 1) Gold and Gold compounds (35.3 %).
  2) Coffee (12.3%)
  3) Fish and Fish products
  4) Petroleum Products
Formal Commodity imports – 2019 Non-monetary gold (US$ 1,317.3 million )
  Petroleum products (US$ 1,227.6 million )
  Motor vehicles (US$ 514.8 million )
  Iron and steel (US$ 356.2 million)
  Medical Products and Pharmaceuticals (US$ 306.3 million)
  Plastics in primary forms (US$ 278.3 million
  Machinery for particular industries (US$ 264.2 million)
  vegetable fats and oils (196.9 million)
 

DEMOGRAPHIC STATISTICS

 
Population growth rate 3.1%, (2014 Census)
Population projection 41.6 million, (Mid-year 2020)
Urban Population projection 10.6 million, (Mid-year 2020)
Total Population 34.6 million, (2014 Census)
Male population 48.79%, (2014 Census)
Female Population 51.21%, (2014 Census)
Sex ratio 95.3 males per 100 females, (2014 Census)
Children below 18 years 55%, (2014 Census)
Primary school going age (6-12 years) 21.3%, (2014 Census)
Youth (18-30) – 22.5%, (2014 Census)
Older persons (60 years and above) 4.1%, (2014 Census)
Area under water and swamps 41,743 km2
Population Density 173 Persons per Sq Km, (2014 Census)
Life expectancy at birth (Total) 63.7 years, (2014 Census)
Life expectancy at birth (Males) 62.8 years, (2014 Census)
Life expectancy at birth (Female) 64.5 years, (2014 Census)
Age Dependency Ratio 103.3, (2014 Census)
Total Fertility Rate 5 children per woman, (UDHS 2016)
Infant Mortality Rate 43 deaths per 1000 live births, (UDHS 2016)
Under Five Mortality Rate 64 deaths per 1,000 live births, (UDHS 2016)
Maternal mortality ratio 541 per 100,000 live births, (UDHS 2016)