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Uganda 2017

Uganda

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Uganda

After a boisterous musical performance in their school in the southwestern Uganda city of Kabale, these lively children proudly display the results of their special afternoon treat.
– Rhiannon Elms ©2016 | PCV Uganda 2008–2010 | Community Health

Republic of Uganda
East Central Africa

Area 241K km²

Population 37.1M (154/km²)

Gov’t Republic

Capital Kampala (1.9M)

GCP/capita $2,100

Unemployment 3%

In poverty 20%

Life expectancy 55 yrs

Infact Mortality 59/K live births

HIV/AIDS 7%

Literacy 78%

Languages English, Luganda, other Niger-Congo languages

Religions Catholic 42%, Protestant 42%, Muslim 12%, other 3%, none 1%

Labor Force Agriculture 82%, industry 5%, services 13%

PCVs 1964–1972, 1991–1999, 2001–present CURRENT: 166, Health, Education, Agriculture; TTD: 1,505