Standard of living in Uganda

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Standard of living in Uganda


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Poverty in Uganda


Poverty gap - $3.10/day

26,22 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 62 in the world of 80 (23,75%); 11 in Africa from 28 (64,29%)
10,17 % (2,03 % annual) ↗
min: 26,22; max: 67,49; max-min: 41,27 (61,15%); mid: 46,86;
-20,64 (-78,70%)

Poverty gap - $1.90/day

10,29 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 58 in the world of 78 (26,92%); 9 in Africa from 28 (71,43%)
18,59 % (3,72 % annual) ↗
min: 10,29; max: 51,93; max-min: 41,64 (80,18%); mid: 31,11;
-20,82 (-202,33%)

Internally displaced persons

52 638 number of people[?] (2014)
(ascending): 73 in the world of 89 (19,10%); 25 in Africa from 28 (14,29%)
82,40 % (16,48 % annual) ↘
min: 216; max: 1 740 498; max-min: 1 740 282 (99,99%); mid: 870 357;
-817 719 (-1 553%)

GINI index

41,01 [?] (2012)
(ascending): 60 in the world of 113 (47,79%); 11 in Africa from 28 (64,29%)
5,19 % (1,04 % annual) ↗
min: 39,04; max: 45,17; max-min: 6,13 (13,57%); mid: 42,11;
-1,10 (-2,67%)

Access to resources in Uganda


Access to electricity

18,16 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 178 in the world of 191 (7,33%); 40 in Africa from 53 (26,42%)
19,61 % (3,92 % annual) ↘
min: 6,80; max: 18,16; max-min: 11,36 (62,56%); mid: 12,48;
5,68 (31,28%)
71,23 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 151 in the world of 184 (18,48%); 25 in Africa from 48 (50%)
6,42 % (1,28 % annual) ↘
min: 49,35; max: 71,23; max-min: 21,88 (30,72%); mid: 60,29;
10,94 (15,36%)
8,05 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 183 in the world of 200 (9%); 35 in Africa from 52 (34,62%)
34,20 % (6,84 % annual) ↘
min: 1,50; max: 8,05; max-min: 6,55 (81,38%); mid: 4,78;
3,28 (40,69%)

Access to non-solid fuel

2,56 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 163 in the world of 174 (6,90%); 40 in Africa from 50 (22%)
5,58 % (1,12 % annual) ↗
min: 2,00; max: 2,82; max-min: 0,822 (29,13%); mid: 2,41;
0,148 (5,77%)
5,49 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 166 in the world of 176 (6,25%); 43 in Africa from 52 (19,23%)
20,69 % (4,14 % annual) ↗
min: 5,49; max: 6,63; max-min: 1,14 (17,14%); mid: 6,06;
-0,568 (-10,34%)
2,00 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 156 in the world of 175 (11,43%); 35 in Africa from 50 (32%)

Improved sanitation facilities

(descending): 185 in the world of 197 (6,60%); 43 in Africa from 54 (22,22%)
5,76 % (1,15 % annual) ↘
min: 13,20; max: 19,10; max-min: 5,90 (30,89%); mid: 16,15;
2,95 (15,45%)
(descending): 188 in the world of 197 (5,08%); 45 in Africa from 54 (18,52%)
(descending): 167 in the world of 193 (13,99%); 30 in Africa from 54 (46,30%)
5,78 % (1,16 % annual) ↘
min: 11,40; max: 17,30; max-min: 5,90 (34,10%); mid: 14,35;
2,95 (17,05%)

Improved water source

(descending): 155 in the world of 197 (21,83%); 22 in Africa from 53 (60,38%)
8,23 % (1,65 % annual) ↘
min: 40,40; max: 79; max-min: 38,60 (48,86%); mid: 59,70;
19,30 (24,43%)
(descending): 133 in the world of 198 (33,33%); 19 in Africa from 53 (66,04%)
3,04 % (0,607 % annual) ↘
min: 78,10; max: 95,50; max-min: 17,40 (18,22%); mid: 86,80;
8,70 (9,11%)
(descending): 139 in the world of 193 (28,50%); 16 in Africa from 53 (71,70%)
8,84 % (1,77 % annual) ↘
min: 35,70; max: 75,80; max-min: 40,10 (52,90%); mid: 55,75;
20,05 (26,45%)

Poor people in Uganda


Prevalence of undernourishment

25,50 % of population[?] (2015)
(ascending): 97 in the world of 115 (16,52%); 32 in Africa from 44 (29,55%)
1,57 % (0,314 % annual) ↘
min: 21,90; max: 30; max-min: 8,10 (27%); mid: 25,95;
-0,450 (-1,76%)

Prevalence of wasting

4,80 % of children under 5[?] (2011)
(ascending): 44 in the world of 97 (55,67%); 13 in Africa from 43 (72,09%)
6,25 % (1,25 % annual) ↗
min: 3,10; max: 7; max-min: 3,90 (55,71%); mid: 5,05;
-0,250 (-5,21%)

53,60 % of urban population[?] (2014)
(ascending): 50 in the world of 83 (40,96%); 20 in Africa from 47 (59,57%)
9,70 % (1,94 % annual) ↗
min: 53,60; max: 75; max-min: 21,40 (28,53%); mid: 64,30;
-10,70 (-19,96%)

Gasoline prices in Uganda


Pump price for diesel fuel

1,11 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 60 in the world of 177 (66,67%); 17 in Africa from 48 (66,67%)

Pump price for gasoline

1,40 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 108 in the world of 179 (40,22%); 33 in Africa from 48 (33,33%)
1,43 % (0,286 % annual) ↗
min: 0,690; max: 1,42; max-min: 0,730 (51,41%); mid: 1,06;
0,345 (24,64%)

Child Labour in Uganda


Child employment in agriculture

95,29 {% of total[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 34 in the world of 35 (5,71%); 8 in Africa from 9 (22,22%)
0,066 % (0,013 % annual) ↗
min: 95,29; max: 95,48; max-min: 0,190 (0,199%); mid: 95,39;
-0,095 (-0,100%)
94,36 {% of male[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 32 in the world of 35 (11,43%); 8 in Africa from 9 (22,22%)
0,586 % (0,117 % annual) ↗
min: 94,36; max: 96,02; max-min: 1,66 (1,73%); mid: 95,19;
-0,830 (-0,880%)
96,19 {% of female[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 35 in the world of 35 (2,86%); 9 in Africa from 9 (11,11%)
0,450 % (0,090 % annual) ↘
min: 94,89; max: 96,19; max-min: 1,30 (1,35%); mid: 95,54;
0,650 (0,676%)

Child employment in manufacturing

1,09 {% of total[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 2 in the world of 35 (97,14%); 2 in Africa from 9 (88,89%)
8,26 % (1,65 % annual) ↗
min: 1,09; max: 1,36; max-min: 0,270 (19,85%); mid: 1,23;
-0,135 (-12,39%)
1,30 {% of male[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 7 in the world of 34 (82,35%); 4 in Africa from 9 (66,67%)
6,92 % (1,38 % annual) ↘
min: 1,03; max: 1,30; max-min: 0,270 (20,77%); mid: 1,17;
0,135 (10,38%)
0,880 {% of female[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 4 in the world of 35 (91,43%); 2 in Africa from 9 (88,89%)
31,44 % (6,29 % annual) ↗
min: 0,880; max: 1,71; max-min: 0,830 (48,54%); mid: 1,30;
-0,415 (-47,16%)

Child employment in services

3,14 {% of total[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 2 in the world of 34 (97,06%); 1 in Africa from 8 (100%)
1,59 % (0,318 % annual) ↘
min: 2,99; max: 3,14; max-min: 0,150 (4,78%); mid: 3,07;
0,075 (2,39%)
3,61 {% of male[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 3 in the world of 33 (93,94%); 2 in Africa from 8 (87,50%)
8,49 % (1,70 % annual) ↘
min: 2,69; max: 3,61; max-min: 0,920 (25,48%); mid: 3,15;
0,460 (12,74%)
2,69 {% of female[?]}
(2012)
(ascending): 2 in the world of 34 (97,06%); 1 in Africa from 8 (100%)
7,81 % (1,56 % annual) ↗
min: 2,69; max: 3,32; max-min: 0,630 (18,98%); mid: 3,01;
-0,315 (-11,71%)

Distribution of income in Uganda


Income share held by highest 10%

32,87 %[?] (2012)
(descending): 56 in the world of 113 (51,33%); 19 in Africa from 28 (35,71%)
7,24 % (1,45 % annual) ↗
min: 31,34; max: 37,47; max-min: 6,13 (16,36%); mid: 34,41;
-1,54 (-4,67%)

Income share held by highest 20%

48,29 %[?] (2012)
(descending): 53 in the world of 113 (53,98%); 18 in Africa from 28 (39,29%)
4,06 % (0,812 % annual) ↗
min: 46,46; max: 52,14; max-min: 5,68 (10,89%); mid: 49,30;
-1,01 (-2,09%)

Income share held by second 20%

10,41 %[?] (2012)
(descending): 60 in the world of 113 (47,79%); 11 in Africa from 28 (64,29%)
3,97 % (0,794 % annual) ↘
min: 9,28; max: 10,76; max-min: 1,48 (13,75%); mid: 10,02;
0,390 (3,75%)

Income share held by third 20%

14,32 %[?] (2012)
(descending): 64 in the world of 113 (44,25%); 10 in Africa from 28 (67,86%)
3,77 % (0,754 % annual) ↘
min: 13,28; max: 14,88; max-min: 1,60 (10,75%); mid: 14,08;
0,240 (1,68%)

Income share held by fourth 20%

20,62 %[?] (2012)
(descending): 64 in the world of 113 (44,25%); 9 in Africa from 28 (71,43%)
3,43 % (0,685 % annual) ↘
min: 19,14; max: 21,60; max-min: 2,46 (11,39%); mid: 20,37;
0,250 (1,21%)

Income share held by lowest 20%

6,36 %[?] (2012)
(descending): 56 in the world of 113 (51,33%); 11 in Africa from 28 (64,29%)
4,61 % (0,922 % annual) ↘
min: 4,94; max: 6,82; max-min: 1,88 (27,57%); mid: 5,88;
0,480 (7,55%)

Income share held by lowest 10%

2,51 %[?] (2012)
(descending): 51 in the world of 113 (55,75%); 9 in Africa from 28 (71,43%)
5,05 % (1,01 % annual) ↘
min: 1,93; max: 2,78; max-min: 0,850 (30,58%); mid: 2,36;
0,155 (6,18%)