uganda profile

UGANDA GENERAL INFORMATION

General
Official Name The Republic of Uganda
Capital City Kampala
Independence 9th October 1962
Official language English
Currency Shillings
Longitude 29034’E & 3500’E
Latitude 4o12’N & 1o29’S
Altitude (minimum ASL) 620 meters
             (maximum ASL) 5,111meters
Total Surface Area 241,550.7 km2
Temperature 2016 16-300 C
No of Administrative units 116 Districts, 200 counties, 1440 sub counties, 7571 Parishes 57858 Villages
GDP at current market prices (2016) 86,555 billion Shs
GDP growth rate at constant (2009/10) market prices 2.3 percent
Contribution of agriculture to GDP at current market prices -0.1 percent
Inflation rate 5.5 percent
Area under water and swamps 41,743 km2
Rainfall 2016 850 -1700 mm/year
2016 Economic Indicators
Per capita GDP at current market prices 2,078,287 Shs
Per capita GDP growth rate at constant (2009) market prices 1.9 percent
Reserves 202.4 million US$
Budget deficit excluding grants as a percentage of GDP (2016/17) 4.6 percent
Demographic and socio-economic indicators
Total Population (2014) 34.6 Million
Percentage of Female in Population 51 Percent
Percentage urban (2014 Census) 21.4 percent
Population of Kampala city (2014 Census)  1.51 million
Sex ratio of total population (2014 census) 95.3 males per 100 females
Population density (2014 census) 173 persons /km2
Life Expectancy at birth (2014 census) 63.3 years
Female 64.2 years
Male 62.2 years
Infant Mortality rate (2014 census) 53 per 1000 live births
Children below 18 years 55 Percent of Population
Youths (persons 18-30 years) 23 percent of the population
Age Dependency Ratio 103 Percent