Area
176,220 km2
Currency
New Uruguayan peso (Uy$ = 100 centesimo)
Capital
Montevideo
Head of State
Tabaré Vázquez (2014)
Economies
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
GDP (USD million) 51,268.8 57,561.3 57,305.2 53,361.7 52,764.6 59,221.7
Real GDP Growth (% growth) 3.5 4.6 3.2 0.4 1.7 2.7
Inflation (% growth) 8.1 8.6 8.9 8.7 9.7 6.2
Unemployment Rate (% of economically active population) 6.3 6.5 6.6 7.5 7.9 7.9
Exchange Rates Against US Dollar (UYU per USD) 20.3 20.5 23.2 27.3 30.1 28.7
Consumers
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Total Population ('000) 3,396.8 3,408.0 3,419.6 3,431.6 3,444.0 3,456.7
Median Age of Population (years) 34.2 34.5 34.7 34.9 35.0 35.2
Number of Households ('000) 1,183.0 1,199.4 1,215.2 1,230.3 1,244.6 1,258.2
Consumer Expenditure (USD million) 35,869.4 40,014.2 39,642.6 36,770.8 35,448.7 41,067.8
Internet Users ('000) 1,716.7 1,825.9 1,953.1 2,061.3 2,127.6 2,237.8

Research Sources:

  1. GDP: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Financial Statistics (IFS).
  2. Real GDP Growth: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Economic Outlook (WEO).
  3. Inflation: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/OECD/UN/International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Financial Statistics (IFS).
  4. Unemployment Rate: Euromonitor International from International Labour Organisation (ILO)/Eurostat/national statistics/OECD.
  5. Exchange Rates Against US Dollar: Euromonitor International from national statistics/International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Financial Statistics.
  6. Total Population: Euromonitor International from national statistics/UN.
  7. Median Age of Population: Euromonitor International from national statistics/UN.
  8. Number of Households: Euromonitor International from national statistics/UN.
  9. Consumer Expenditure: Euromonitor International from national statistics/Eurostat/UN/OECD.
  10. Internet Users: Euromonitor International from International Telecommunications Union/OECD/national statistics.