COUNTRY PROFILE

COUNTRY
REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
REGION
EAST AFRICA
CAPITAL CITY
KAMPALA
POPULATION
38.5 MIL
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
LUGANDA AND ENGLISH
CURRENCY
UGANDA SHILLING (UGX)


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ECONOMIC INDICATORS

GDP
26.3
BILLION US$
GDP (PER CAPITA)
422
US$
GDP GROWTH
0.28%
INFLATION CONSUMER PRICES
9.1%
CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE
-2.1
BILLION US$
UNEMPLOYMENT
3.8%
LENDING INTEREST RATE
16%
EXPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES
18%
OF GDP
IMPORTS OF GOODS & SERVICES
28.8%
OF GDP
TAX REVENUE
12.4%
OF GDP

POLITICAL STRUCTURE

HEAD OF STATE

YOWERI KAGUA MUSEVENI

EXECUTIVE ELECTIONS

EXPECTED
2021

LEGISLATIVE STRUCTURE

UNICAMERAL LEGISLATIVE

LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS

EXPECTED
2016

GDP PROFILE

AGRICULTURE
26.7%
INDUSTRY
22.2%
SERVICES
51.1%

EXPORTS

AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
59.8%
FUELS & MINING PRODUCTS
7.1%
MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS
31.6%

EASE OF DOING BUSINESS RANKING

2015

2014

STARTING A BUSINESS

166

162

DEALING WITH CONSTRUCTION PERMIT

163

162

REGISTERING PROPERTY

125

120

2015

2014

PROTECTING INVESTORS

110

108

PAYING TAXES

104

101

ENFORCING CONTRACTS

80

79

ADDITIONAL INSIGHT

STOCK EXCHANGE CAPITALIZATION

US $ 7.3 BILLION

NET OFFICIAL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE

US $ 1.7 BILLION

URBAN POPULATION (% OF TOTAL)

16%

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT

US $ 1.7 BILLION

INTERNET PENETRATION RATE

14.7%

MOBILE PHONE SUBSCRIPTION RATE

45%

TOTAL OIL PRODUCTION

CURRENTLY EXPORING

GLOBAL TERRORISM INDEX

30 * 1 IS MOST TERRORISM. 116 IS LEAST

MO IBRAHIM GOOD GOVERNANCE RATING

91 * 1 IS BEST GOVERNANCE. 52 IS WORST GOVERNANCE

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SOURCES
TRADING ECONOMICS INDICATORS
CIA WORLD FACT BOOK
IBRAHIM INDEX OF AFRICAN GOVERNANCE
WORLD BANK DOING BUSINESS 2015
WORLD BANK 2013/2014
WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION TRADE REPORTS