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General information
Long nameEastern Republic of Uruguay
Population (source)census
Population (people)3,286,314 (2011)
Constitutional form
Drives on
Head of state authority
Main continent
Number of airports94
Airports - with paved runways11
Airports - with unpaved runways83
Area (m²)176,215
Birth rate (births/1,000 population)13
Calling code
Children under the age of 5 years underweight (%)6
Current Account Balance (US$)-875,900,032
Death rate (deaths/1,000 population)10
Debt - external (Billion US$)15
Economic aid donor (Billion $)
Electricity consumption (billion kWh)8
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh per person)2,400
Electricity exports (million kWh)19
Electricity imports (million kWh)470
Electricity production (billion kWh)10
Exports (Billion $)9
GDP - per capita (PPP) (US$)15,300
GDP (purchasing power parity) (Billion $)52
GDP real growth rate (%)6
Gross national income (US$)45
Human Development Index1
Health expenditures (% of GDP)7
HIV AIDS adult prevalence rate (%)1
HIV AIDS deaths
HIV AIDS people living with HIV AIDS9,900
Hospital bed density (beds/1,000 population)3
Capital city
Imports (Billion $)10
Industrial production growth rate (%)-1
Infant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)9
Inflation rate consumer prices (%)8
Internet hosts945,826
Internet tld.uy
Internet users1,405,000
Investment (gross fixed) (%)21
Iso 3166 codeUY
Labor force1,677,000
Life expectancy at birth (years)76
Literacy (%)98
Manpower available for military service771,159
Manpower fit for military service649,025
Manpower reaching militarily age annually27,564
Is democracyYes
Market value of publicly traded shares (US$)231,000,000
Maternal mortality rate (deaths/100,000 live births)29
Merchant marine14
Military expenditures percent of GDP2
Natural gas consumption (cubic meters)45,700,000
Natural gas consumption per capita (cubic meters per person)14
Natural gas exports (cubic meters)0
Natural gas imports (cubic meters)86,400,000
Natural gas production (cubic meters)0
Natural gas proved reserves (cubic meters)0
Net migration rate (migrant/1,000 population)-1
Obesity adult prevalence rate (%)
Oil consumption (bbl/day)45,200
Oil consumption per capita (bbl/day per 1000 people)14
Oil exports (bbl/day)1,395
Oil imports (bbl/day)47,260
Oil production (bbl/day)28,000
Oil proved reserves (bbl)0
Physicians density (physicians/1,000 population)4
Population below poverty line (%)19
Population census (people)3,286,314 (2011)
Population density (Number of people per square kilometer)19
Population estimate (people)3,324,460 (2013)
Population growth rate (%)0
Public debt (% of GDP)51
Railways (km)1,641
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)10,300,000,256
Roadways (km)77,732
Stock of direct foreign investment abroad (US$)300,000,000
Stock of direct foreign investment at home (US$)9,304,000,512
Telephones main lines in use962,200
Telephones main lines in use per capita28
Telephones mobile cellular4,437,000
Telephones mobile cellular per capita127
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)2
Unemployment rate (%)6
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 (%)20
Waterways (km)1,600
ValleyValle del Hilo de la Vida, Valle del Lunarejo
ReligionCatholic church
MarshEsteros de Farrapos, Esteros y algarrobales del río Uruguay, Humedales del Santa Lucía
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