Least Developed Country Category: Uganda Profile

* Data from the 2021 triennial review

Uganda Snapshot in PDF

LDC status

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Inclusion: 1971

Reports and resolutions

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Inclusion

CDP report: 1971
GA resolution: A/RES/2768(XXVI)

Gross national income (GNI) per capita*

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Value:

$ 670

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Thresholds

Inclusion: $ 1,018
Graduation: $ 1,222
Income-only graduation: $ 2,444

Human assets index (HAI)*

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Index:

57.8

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Thresholds

Inclusion: 60 or below
Graduation: 66 or above

HAI indicators

Under-five mortality rate
Gross secondary school enrolment ratio
stat Value: 45.8 stat Value: 25.0
Index: 78.3 Index: 16.7
Source: UN IAG for Child Mortality Estimation Source: Uganda MoES
Prevalence of stunting
Adult literacy rate
stat Value: 28.4 stat Value: 76.5
Index: 48.3 Index: 68.7
Source: UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Joint Child Malnutrition Estimates Source: UNESCO
Maternal Mortality Rate
Gender parity index for gross secondary school enrolment
stat Value: 375 stat Value: 0.79
Index: 69.0 Index: 65.7
Source: UN IAG for Maternal Mortality Source: CDP

Economic and environmental vulnerability index (EVI)*

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Index:

29.1

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Thresholds

Inclusion: 36 or above
Graduation: 32 or below

EVI indicators

Share of agriculture, forestry and fishing in GDP
Share of population in low elevated coastal zones
stat Value: 24.4 stat Value: 0.0
Index: 39.7 Index: 0.0
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division Source: CIESIN
Remoteness and landlockedness
Share of population living in drylands
stat Value: 68.5 stat Value: 3.6
Index: 73.1 Index: 3.6
Source: CDP Source: CDP
Merchandise export concentration
Instability of agricultural production
stat Value: 0.25 stat Value: 5.4
Index: 17.7 Index: 20.9
Source: UNCTAD Source: FAO
Instability of exports of goods and services
Victims of disasters
stat Value: 6.4 stat Value: 0.70
Index: 12.8 Index: 65.1
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division Source: EM-DAT

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