household debts in Uganda

Gross debt in Uganda

The government gross debt refers to the total of all sums of money that have to be paid to other countries, communities or institutions. Not included in the gross debt are the demands of a country to foreign ones.

The gross debt in Uganda in the period from 1998 to 2021 was between 2.0 billion and 21.0 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 21 billion US Dollar was reached in 2021.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 458 USD per person. For comparison, the average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 33,827 USD.

Back to overview: Uganda

Gross debt of the last 23 years in billion USD

YearUganda totalUganda per capitaEU per capita
19982.97 bn USD133 USD14,079 USD
19992.86 bn USD125 USD14,032 USD
20003.01 bn USD127 USD11,241 USD
20013.00 bn USD123 USD11,263 USD
20023.38 bn USD134 USD12,266 USD
20033.64 bn USD140 USD15,295 USD
20043.89 bn USD145 USD17,606 USD
20053.93 bn USD142 USD18,337 USD
20062.77 bn USD97 USD18,887 USD
20072.02 bn USD69 USD20,910 USD
20082.26 bn USD74 USD24,100 USD
20093.72 bn USD118 USD25,376 USD
20104.90 bn USD151 USD26,515 USD
20115.01 bn USD150 USD29,254 USD
20125.32 bn USD154 USD28,198 USD
20136.38 bn USD179 USD30,008 USD
20148.08 bn USD219 USD30,677 USD
20159.22 bn USD246 USD25,944 USD
20169.05 bn USD234 USD26,287 USD
201710.34 bn USD258 USD27,108 USD
201811.51 bn USD277 USD28,543 USD
201913.31 bn USD310 USD27,264 USD
202017.42 bn USD392 USD30,919 USD
202120.98 bn USD458 USD33,827 USD

Comparison of gross debt per capita with the European Union in U.S. dollars

      Uganda       European Union

Comparison: average incomeAverage income around the worldA comparison of the average income per capita over 69 countries worldwide
The richest countries in the worldThe richest countries in the worldThese are the 50 wealthiest countries in a global comparison: tax havens, gambling, and oil ensure prosperity.
Brazil: Population growthPopulation growth in BrazilPopulation growth of the last 61 years in Brazil compared to the global average