Uganda

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Capital
Kampala
Official languages
English, Swahili
Population (2014 census), m
37.78
Population growth (2014), %
3
Compound Annual (GDP) Growth Rate, (2011-2015), %
4.4
GDP per capita (2015), USD (current rate)
675.6
Rural population (2014), % of total
83.6
Ease of Doing Business Index (2014)
150 (of 189)
Median age of population, years (2014 est.)
15
Inflation (2014), %
2
National currency
Ugandan Shilling (UGX/USh)
Installed generation capacity (2015), MW
810
Installed fossil fuel capacity (2015), MW
112
Hydro capacity (2015), MW
648
Other RE capacity (2015), MW
50
Renewable electricity output (2014), % of total electricity output excl. hydro
6
Current expansion plans (to 2017), MW
1,420
Average distribution and transmission losses (2011), % of output
7.68
Net electricity imports (2012), GWh
-11
Peak demand (2015), MW
509
Per capita electricity consumption (2014), kWh
69.5
Electrification rate (2012), total, %
15
Electrification rate, urban (2012), %
55
Electrification rate, rural (2012), %
7