Uruguay Uruguay

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Uruguay, is a country located at South America, it has an area of 176,220 Km2.

Uruguay, with a population of 3,461,734 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a moderate population density, 20 people per km2.

It's capital is Montevideo and its currency is Uruguayan pesos

Uruguay is holding the 78 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2020 was 32,346 millions of euros (36,946 millions of dollars), ( 66.26% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 9,344€ euros per inhabitant10,673$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Uruguay was on August of 2021 and it was 7.6%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Uruguay, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.817 points in 2019, leaving it in 55th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Uruguay are business, you must know it's in the 95th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Uruguay, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Montevideo: Monthly Temp.
Montevideo: Monthly Rainfall
Uruguay Economy
Annual GDP [+]201955,571M.€
Annual GDP [+]201962,212M.$
GDP per capita [+]201916,053€
GDP per capita [+]201917,971$
Debt (M.€.) [+]202032,346
Debt (M.$.) [+]202036,946
Debt (%GDP) [+]202066.26%
Debt Per Capita [+]20209,344€
Debt Per Capita [+]202010,673$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-2,385
Deficit (M.$) [+]2020-2,724
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-4.89%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]202016,242.2
Expenditure (M.$) [+]202018,551.8
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20172,752.2
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20173,109.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201714.94%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20173,744.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20174,229.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201719.78%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20191,121.9
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20191,255.9
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20196.02%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202033.27%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20204,692€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20205,359$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017801€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017905$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017998€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20171,127$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2019324€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2019363$
Moody's Rating [+]08/10/2021Baa2
S&P Rating [+]06/05/2015BBB
Fitch Rating [+]02/20/2020BBB-
Corruption Index [+]202071
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201954º
Fragile States Index [+]201835.4
RTI Raking [+]01/01/201955º
Innovation Ranking [+]201862º
Unemployment Rate [+]February 202010.5%
Unemployment rate [+]2020Q410.9%
Unemployed [+]2020Q4193 m.
NMW [+]2019463.1 $
NMW [+]2019404.9 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201763º
Euro / Uruguayan pesos [+]09/27/202149.9496
US Dollar exchange rate [+]09/27/202142.6920
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20217.6%
PPI Year on Year [+]February 201910.9%
Doing Business [+]201995º
IPI Year on Year [+]January 2021-0.3%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 201930,063
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 201911.73
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015276.90
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200822.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202036.0%
Annual arrivals [+]20193,056,078
Exports [+]20205,999.9 M.€
Exports [+]20206,853.1 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201912.35%
Imports [+]20206,622.7 M.€
Imports [+]20207,564.5 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201913.25%
Trade balance [+]2020-622.8 M.€
Trade balance [+]2020-711.4 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2019-0.91%
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201527º
Density [+]201920
Global Peace Ranking [+]202147º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017100.1
% Immigrant [+]20192.35%
% Emigrant [+]201918.30%
Birth Rate [+]201813.86‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017211.6
Crude death rate [+]20189.47‰
Fertility Rate [+]20181.97
Crude marriage rate [+]20172.77‰
Population [+]20193,461,734
Immigrant stock [+]201981,482
Emigrant stock [+]2019633,439
HDI [+]20190.817
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202037º
Life expectancy [+]201877.77
Suicides [+]2015583
Suicide rate [+]201516.80
Number of homicides [+]2019392
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201911.32
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20191.89
Consumption GWh [+]201811,812
Generation GWh [+]201915,990
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]09/26/20216,052
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]09/26/2021388,502
Fully vaccinated [+]09/27/20212,562,682
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]09/26/20211,748.26
Doses administered [+]09/27/20216,176,188