Key Milestones

6.1
%

Average real economic growth since 1986 to 2019 is 6.1%, way above the average of most countries in the region.

128.5
t

Economy has expanded nine times since 1986 from Shs14.4 trillion to Shs128.5 trillion in 2019.

14.4
t

GDP per capita has more than tripled from Shs0.92 million ($260) in 1986 to Shs14.4 trillion ($3.96 billion) in 2019/20.

17,589
b

Domestic Revenue collection has gone up from a paltry Shs5 billion in 1986 to Shs17,589 billion collected in 2019/20.

5.2
t

Kyeyo (Diaspora Ugandans) remittances have increased from $119 million (Shs440b) in 1991 to $1.4 billion (Shs5.2 trillion) in 2019.

19.7
%

Poverty reduced from 56.4% of the population to just 19.7% of the population living below the poverty line by 2019.

4,920

Factories have grown from 80 in 1986 to 4,920 by January 2020.

1,254
mw

Electricity generation is now 1,254MW, up from the 150MW generated in 1986.

42
%

Resultantly, the population accessing electricity has increased to 42% up from 5.6% in 1991.

63
yrs

Average Life expectancy by 2017 was 63 years, yet it stood at 48 years in 1995.

336

Maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) reduced from 506 in 1986 to 336 by 2016.

5,500
km

The total paved road network as a percentage of national roads stood at 21% (or 5,500kms) in 2019 up from 8% (or 1,000kms) by 1986.

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