Uganda

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Capital
Kampala
Official languages
English, Swahili
Population (2019 census)
42,723,139
Population growth (2018), %
3.72
Population Density (2018) KM2
213.06
Compound Annual (GDP) Growth Rate, (2015-2018), %
6.09
GDP per capita (2017), USD (current rate)
604.04
GNI Per Capita, PPP Current USD
1,970
Urban Population (2018), % of total
23.77
Rural population (2018), % of total
76.23
Ease of Doing Business Index (2018)
127 (of 190)
Median age of population, years (2018 est.)
16.3
Inflation (2018), %
3.10
Inflation Rate Forecast (2020), %
5.22
National currency
Ugandan Shilling (UGX/USh)
Exchange Rate to 1 USD (July 2019)
3700
Foreign Direct Investment, Net Inflows, (2018) BOP current USD millions
1,337
Net Official Development Assistance (2017) current USD millions
827.450
TI Corruption Index
149 (Rank of 180)
Installed generation capacity (2016), MW
1020
Installed fossil fuel capacity (2017), MW
193.8
Hydro capacity (2017), MW
693.6
Other RE capacity (2017), MW
122.4
Renewable electricity output (2016), % of total electricity output Incl. hydro
92.95
Current expansion plans (to 2017), MW
1,420
Average distribution and transmission losses (2015), % of output
5.68
Net electricity imports (2016), GWh
50
Peak demand (2018), MW
644
Per capita electricity consumption (2016), kWh
72
Electrification rate (2017), total, %
22
Electrification rate, urban (2017), %
57
Electrification rate, rural (2017), %
11.43