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Updated - Databank on Uganda's mining sector August 1, 2019

In recent years, the Government of Uganda, has invested significant time and money in promoting its mining sector. It has created a public cadastre of mining activity, a wide range of geological, aero magnetic and mineralization surveys, and has ...

Uganda prison population and demographics July 24, 2019

The Uganda 2018 statistical abstract provides useful insights into the population and demographics of Uganda’s prison system. It indicates, for instance, that as of the time of abstract release, more than half of the prison population were people on ...

2018 Uganda electricity sector statistics July 11, 2019

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) recently released a series of reports with valuable data on electricity generation, transmisison and distribution in Uganda in 2018. We have collated the data in easy-to-use spreadsheets that you can download, ...

Refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda as of May 2019 June 27, 2019

The number of refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda has grown in the past five years, leading to debate about the country's refugee policy and realignment of government resources and refugee aid.  This data, obtained from the Government of Uganda Office ...

Financial inclusion in Uganda September 13, 2018

What financial products and services do most Ugandans have access to? What is their frequency of use? How is the landscape changing? This dataset, derived from the Finscope 2018 Uganda survey conducted by FSD Uganda, hows the levels of access to and use ...

URA revenue collections, 1991/92 to 2016/17 May 30, 2018

Uganda Revenue Authority recently made its data on revenue collections from 1991/92 to 2016/17 open to the public. We have collated and cleaned the data for ease of use. In addition to revenue collections, the data shows percentage share of revenue and ...

Uganda's district population projections, 2015-2020 November 11, 2017

Uganda has one of the highest population growth rates in the world and is among the top 10 countries with the largest youth populations in the world. Significant analysis has been conducted by a range of international and national organisations to ...

Mineral Licences in Uganda October 26, 2017

A while back, we uploaded quite a few location datasets. Perhaps most interesting among them is a set that shows who holds mineral licences in Uganda. You can download it here, or just explore it using the map below.  Note: This licences information ...

Check out our latest geo-data September 12, 2017

We've been busy curating geo-data and we believe you will be very pleased with what we have found. We have data on all the mineral concessions licenced by the government of Uganda as of June 2017. This includes information on: where the concession is, ...

Uganda demographic health survey data, 2000-2016 August 11, 2017

The Uganda Demographic Health Survey was undertaken by the Ministry of Health to address the needs of health sector programmes. It was designed to provide policy makers in the Ministry of Health and other organizations with information for monitoring and ...

Dive into the 2015 National Small Business Survey January 18, 2017

One of the latest datasets we have published is the National Small Business Survey done by Financial Sector Deepening Uganda in 2015. This dataset holds responses from 1,839 face-to-face interviews with micro, small and medium enterprises in Uganda on ...