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International Rankings of Uruguay - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Uruguay, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Uruguay, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 23 31 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 73 1.064 million 2020
Internet users - percent of population 15 90 % 2021
Internet users - total 117 3.060 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 24 36 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 66 1.259 million 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 24 140 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 127 4.700 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 48 1.3 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 62 18.6 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 76 17.571 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget - revenues 79 14.991 billion US Dollars 2020
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 64 3.5 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 136 1.073 billion US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 75 43.705 billion US Dollars 2019
Exports 90 18.820 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 85 56.108 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 145 21.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 90 14.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 82 66.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 14 18.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 110 16.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 64 1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 100 6.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 96 24.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 61 69.7 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 45 40.2 % 2020
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 56 30.8 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2014
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 32 1.9 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 102 15.051 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 73 5.87 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 38 7.75 % 2021
Labor force 132 1.702 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 142 8.8 % 2019
Public debt 78 60.4 % of GDP 2020
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 99 78.121 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 100 4.37 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 79 22800 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 147 0.21 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 70 16.963 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 98 18.55 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 63 10.45 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 45 38.729 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 33 28.3 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 27 32.9 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 128 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 112 190000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 110 6.259 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 122 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 95 11.462 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 57 1.148 billion kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 85 515.000 million kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 84 5.348 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 101 1.330 billion kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 83 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 67 N/A 2024
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 7 21.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 153 2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 60 30.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 35 3.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 2 42.2 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 85 66.909 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 110 96.872 million cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 79 96.872 million cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 57 41500 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 107 50200 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 102 400 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 128 0 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 151 9591 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 83 42220 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 116 6.77 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 56 25.59 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 163 8.48 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 3 87.2 2018
Land use - arable land 95 10.1 2018
Land use - forest 148 10.2 2018
Land use - permanent crops 83 0.2 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 4 76.9 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 41 1.56 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 49 172.200 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 61 3.170 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 85 80.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 76 410.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 147 0.4 2025
Urbanization - urban population 6 95.8 2023
Geography
Area - land 92 175015 sq km 0
Area - total 93 176215 sq km 0
Area - water 116 120091 sq km 0
Coastline 95 660 km 0
Elevation - highest point 160 514 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 138 109 meters 0
Irrigated land 72 2380 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 102 1591 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 3 87.2 2018
Land use - arable land 95 10.1 2018
Land use - forest 148 10.2 2018
Land use - permanent crops 83 0.2 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 4 76.9 2018
Military
Military expenditures 39 1 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 81 1.86 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 63 0 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 93 0.71 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 75 5.42 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 24 2.86 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 110 12.7 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 79 1.8 % 2018
Contraceptive prevalence rate 8 79.6 % 2015
Current health expenditure 29 9.2 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 87 55.4 % 2023
Death rate 36 9.1 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 45 23.7 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 113 4.2 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 98 53.6 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 123 29.9 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 109 0 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 102 0 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 64 0 % of population 0
Education expenditures 40 4.6 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 84 0.86 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 6 7146 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 122 9.3 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 125 8.1 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 82 81.969 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 50 75.6 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 43 78.7 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 11 99 % 2019
Literacy - male 14 98.5 % 0
Literacy - total population 12 98.8 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 103 19 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 99 37.987 years 0
Median age - male 68 34.6 years 0
Median age - total 60 36.2 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 86 N/A 2024
Net migration rate 68 0.9 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 30 27.9 % 2016
Physicians density 13 4.94 physicians/1,000 population 2017
Population 132 3.416 million 2023
Population growth rate 132 0.27 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 8 99.2 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 116 0.4 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 113 0.8 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 87 0.8 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 12 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 25 0.98 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 45 0.68 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 10 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 25 0.94 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 111 1.75 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 147 0.4 2025
Urbanization - urban population 6 95.8 2023
Transportation
Airports 72 64 2024
Heliports 63 3 2024
Merchant marine - total 107 58 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 139 N/A 2024
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 158 N/A 2024
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 97 5 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 26 2 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 54 1673 km 2016
Roadways - paved 56 7743 km 2010
Roadways - total 38 77732 km 2010
Waterways 50 1600 km 2011

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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