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Indicators of economy in Uganda

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2020 was at about 10.905 US Dollar per capita. In contrast, the GDP in Uganda reached 817 US dollars per inhabitant, or 37.37 bn US Dollar in the whole country. Uganda is therefore currently ranked 93 of the major economies. If this is calculated per inhabitant taking into account the purchasing power parity, then Uganda is in the list of the world's richest countries in place 161.

Inflation in Uganda was in 2020 at around 3.79%. For the the EU, the average of the same was year at 0.50%.

Compared to Germany, the prices for convenience goods are approximately 62.31% lower.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 27 and is compared to other countries very bad.


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Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020

Overall, the gross domestic product in Uganda in 2020 increased from 35.17 billion US Dollar to 37.37 billion US Dollar. Certainly, there have been shifts in numerous sectors of the economy, but a 6.3 percent increase has been rather unusual this year. While most countries have suffered significant losses, Uganda has certainly held its own. The unemployment rate rose from 1.7 to 2.4 percent. The consumer inflation rate has risen from 2.9% previously to 3.8% now.

Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2020

Economic performance 2020

 Uganda
Total
Uganda
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP37.37 bn USD817.04 USD15,276.47 tn USD29,662.47 USD
Gross national product36.42 bn USD796.24 USD15,261.33 tn USD29,633.07 USD


Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1979 - 2020



Im- and Exports 2019

 Uganda
Total
Uganda
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports9.54 bn USD208.58 USD7,314.16 bn USD14,201.97 USD
Exports6.12 bn USD133.90 USD7,834.94 bn USD15,213.17 USD


Development of imports and exports in million US dollars 1980 - 2019

Exports
Imports



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