Uganda

Uganda Economic Outlook

  • Uganda’s economy continued to improve in 2015, despite external shocks, with real GDP growth projected to reach 5.1% in 2016, and 5.8% in 2017, driven by industry, services and public infrastructure investment.
  • Uganda’s economic stance remains focused on containing inflationary pressures and on enabling growth by ensuring exchange rate stability and maximising domestic resources mobilisation.
  • Uganda has made progress in reducing poverty and in enhancing gender equality and women’s empowerment.

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Key Facts

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Capital: Kampala
Area: 241,000 sq km
Total Population 2015: 37.6 Million
Urban Population 2015: 16.40%
Female Population 2015: 49.87%
GDP: US$ 23.5 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 440
Inflation Rate: 5.51%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 43.15%
Human Development Index (rank / 187): 161
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.456
Membership Date: 10/09/1964
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2015): UA 2.0 Billion

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East Africa Regional Resource Center (EARC)

African Development Bank Group
Khushee Tower
Longonot  Road, Upper Hill
Nairobi, Kenya
Phone: (254) 20 2712925/ (254) 20 2712926/ (254) 20 2712928
Fax: (254) 20 2712938

Mr. Gabriel Negatu, RRC Director

Uganda field office

African Development Bank Group
14th Floor, Crested Towers Building
Plot 17/22 Hannington Road
P.O. Box 28509
Kampala - Uganda

Phone : (256) 414 236 166/7
Fax : (256) 414 234 011

Mr.  Jeremiah MUTONGA , Resident Representative