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),  UTL (071)
   
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 146
Counties 322
Municipalities 39
Sub Counties
1,488
Parishes
7,553
Villages
58,197
 

ECONOMIC STATISTICS

 
 
GDP per capita at current prices (US$)
1,046 (FY2021/22)
GDP at market prices – at current prices
162,123 Billion shillings (FY2021/22)
GDP growth rate at constant price 4.6% (FY2021/22)
Agriculture, forestry and fishing % contribution to GDP 24.1 % (FY2021/22)
Industry % contribution to GDP 26.8 % (FY2021/22)
Services % contribution to GDP 41.5% (FY2021/22)
Taxes on Products % contribution to GDP 7.7% (FY2021/22)
 

INDICIES

 
 
CPI – Annual Average inflation (2016/17 = 100) registered a higher annual average inflation of 3.8 percent  CY 2020
CPI – Annual Average Core inflation (2016/17 = 100) increased to 4.7 percent in CY2020 from the 3.6 percent recorded during the CY2019;
CPI – Annual Average Food Crops inflation (2016/17 = 100) The annual average Food Crops inflation for CY2020 decreased to minus 3.6 percent
PPI Manufacturing & Utility (Combined)
Registered an annual average increase of 2.8 percent from 178.05 recorded in CY2019 to 182.98 for CY2020
The PPI-M (Local) The CY2020 increased by 2.1 percent from an annual average of 172.03 registered in CY2019 to 175.62 to CY2020
PPI-M (Export) Increased by 10.9 % (for the year ending June 2021)
PPI – Hotels & Restaurants  – Annual Average Producer Prices Dropped by 0.1 percent in the CY2020, compared with an increase of 1.8 percent for the CY.
Construction Sector Index  – Average prices
Reduced by 3.74 % ((for the year ending June 2021))
Construction Sector Index (Jan-Mar 2006 = 100) – Monthly change Decreased by 2.01 percent in CY2020 compared to CY2019
 

TRADE STATISTICS

 
 
Informal Exports 137.8 US$ Million, (2020)
Formal/Official exports 4,149 US$ Million, (2020)
Total Exports 4,286.8 US$ Million, (2020)
Informal Imports 17.2 US$ Million, (2020)
Formal/Official imports 8,250 US$ Million, (2020)
Total Imports 8,267 US$ Million, (2020)
Total trade 12,554.5 US$ Million, (2020)
Formal Commodity Exports – 2020 1) Gold and Gold compounds (43.8 %).
  2) Coffee (12.4%)
  3) Fish and Fish products (3.0%)
  4) Petroleum Products (1.8%)
Formal Commodity imports – 2020 Non-monetary gold (US$ 1,841.9 million )
  Petroleum products (US$ 950.8 million )
  Motor vehicles (US$ 513.4 million )
  Iron and steel (US$ 341.1 million)
  Medical Products and Pharmaceuticals (US$ 359.3 million)
  Plastics in primary forms (US$ 293.4 million
  Machinery for particular industries (US$ 263.4 million)
  vegetable fats and oils (274.4 million)
 

DEMOGRAPHIC STATISTICS

 
Population growth rate 3.1%, (2014 Census)
Population projection 43.7 million, (Mid-year 2022)
Urban Population projection 11.4 million, (Mid-year 2021)
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 5.4
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 99