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Uganda

Uganda Economic Outlook

Real GDP growth was an estimated 5.3% in 2018, up from 5.0% in 2017. On the supply side, industry (9.7% growth) and services (8.2%) contributed considerably, while agriculture showed slower growth (4.5%). On the demand side, greater investment in public infrastructure was the main contributor to growth, while the current account registered a deficit due to growing imports of capital goods, thereby stymieing growth.

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Key Facts

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Capital: Kampala
Area: 241,000 sq km
Total Population 2017: 41.7 Million
Urban Population 2017: 73.50%
Female Population 2017: 49.70%
GDP: US$ 33.1 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2015: US$ 670
Inflation Rate: 4.10%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 41.60%
Human Development Index (rank / 188): 163
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.493
Membership Date: 10/09/1964
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2016): UA 2.1 Billion

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East Africa Regional Hub (RDGE)

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, Director General

Uganda Country 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. Kennedy MBEKEANI, Uganda Country Manager

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