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Economy > Debt Stats: compare key data on Uganda & United Kingdom

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  • Banks > Automated teller machines > ATMs > Per 100,000 adults: Automated teller machines (ATMs) (per 100,000 adults). Automated teller machines are computerized telecommunications devices that provide clients of a financial institution with access to financial transactions in a public place.
  • Central government debt, total > Current LCU: Central government debt, total (current LCU). Debt is the entire stock of direct government fixed-term contractual obligations to others outstanding on a particular date. It includes domestic and foreign liabilities such as currency and money deposits, securities other than shares, and loans. It is the gross amount of government liabilities reduced by the amount of equity and financial derivatives held by the government. Because debt is a stock rather than a flow, it is measured as of a given date, usually the last day of the fiscal year.
  • Central government debt, total > Current LCU per capita: Central government debt, total (current LCU). Debt is the entire stock of direct government fixed-term contractual obligations to others outstanding on a particular date. It includes domestic and foreign liabilities such as currency and money deposits, securities other than shares, and loans. It is the gross amount of government liabilities reduced by the amount of equity and financial derivatives held by the government. Because debt is a stock rather than a flow, it is measured as of a given date, usually the last day of the fiscal year. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • External: Total public and private debt owed to non-residents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services.
  • External > Per capita: Total public and private debt owed to non-residents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • External per capita: Total public and private debt owed to non-residents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Government debt > Gross government debt, share of GDP: Gross government debt as % of GDP (IMF).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Government debt > Public debt, share of GDP: Public debt as % of GDP (CIA).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Interest payments > Current LCU: Interest payments (current LCU). Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents.
  • Interest rates > Central bank discount rate: Compares the annualized interest rate set by centrals banks over loans requested by commercial banks to meet temporary shortages of funds. Through these loans, central banks can influence the commercial banks' interest rates as a tool of monetary policy. Usually their interest rates are lower than the ones offered by commercial banks, which lend it at a higher rate to make their profit.
  • Net current transfers from abroad > Current LCU: Net current transfers from abroad (current LCU). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current local currency.
  • Net domestic credit > Current LCU: Net domestic credit (current LCU). Net domestic credit is the sum of net claims on the central government and claims on other sectors of the domestic economy (IFS line 32). Data are in current local currency.
  • Net foreign assets > Current LCU: Net foreign assets (current LCU). Net foreign assets are the sum of foreign assets held by monetary authorities and deposit money banks, less their foreign liabilities. Data are in current local currency.
  • Net foreign assets > Current LCU per capita: Net foreign assets (current LCU). Net foreign assets are the sum of foreign assets held by monetary authorities and deposit money banks, less their foreign liabilities. Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Strength of legal rights index > 0=weak to 10=strong per million: Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 10=strong). Strength of legal rights index measures the degree to which collateral and bankruptcy laws protect the rights of borrowers and lenders and thus facilitate lending. The index ranges from 0 to 10, with higher scores indicating that these laws are better designed to expand access to credit. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • External > Per $ GDP: Total public and private debt owed to non-residents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Net domestic credit > Current LCU per capita: Net domestic credit (current LCU). Net domestic credit is the sum of net claims on the central government and claims on other sectors of the domestic economy (IFS line 32). Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Net current transfers from abroad > Constant LCU per capita: Net current transfers from abroad (constant LCU). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Net current transfers from abroad > Current US$: Net current transfers from abroad (current US$). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Interest payments > Current LCU per capita: Interest payments (current LCU). Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Credit depth of information index > 0=low to 6=high: Credit depth of information index (0=low to 6=high). Credit depth of information index measures rules affecting the scope, accessibility, and quality of credit information available through public or private credit registries. The index ranges from 0 to 6, with higher values indicating the availability of more credit information, from either a public registry or a private bureau, to facilitate lending decisions.
  • Government debt > Public debt as % of GDP: Public debt as % of GDP (CIA).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Net current transfers from abroad > Current LCU per capita: Net current transfers from abroad (current LCU). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Private credit bureau coverage > % of adults: Private credit bureau coverage (% of adults). Private credit bureau coverage reports the number of individuals or firms listed by a private credit bureau with current information on repayment history, unpaid debts, or credit outstanding. The number is expressed as a percentage of the adult population.
  • Interest payments > % of revenue: Interest payments (% of revenue). Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents.
  • Public credit registry coverage > % of adults: Public credit registry coverage (% of adults). Public credit registry coverage reports the number of individuals and firms listed in a public credit registry with current information on repayment history, unpaid debts, or credit outstanding. The number is expressed as a percentage of the adult population.
  • Cash surplus/deficit > Current LCU per million: Cash surplus/deficit (current LCU). Cash surplus or deficit is revenue (including grants) minus expense, minus net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. In the 1986 GFS manual nonfinancial assets were included under revenue and expenditure in gross terms. This cash surplus or deficit is closest to the earlier overall budget balance (still missing is lending minus repayments, which are now a financing item under net acquisition of financial assets). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Credit depth of information index > 0=low to 6=high per million: Credit depth of information index (0=low to 6=high). Credit depth of information index measures rules affecting the scope, accessibility, and quality of credit information available through public or private credit registries. The index ranges from 0 to 6, with higher values indicating the availability of more credit information, from either a public registry or a private bureau, to facilitate lending decisions. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Net current transfers from abroad > Constant LCU: Net current transfers from abroad (constant LCU). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Interest payments > % of expense: Interest payments (% of expense). Interest payments include interest payments on government debt--including long-term bonds, long-term loans, and other debt instruments--to domestic and foreign residents.
  • Banks > Risk premium on lending > Prime rate minus treasury bill rate, %: Risk premium on lending (prime rate minus treasury bill rate, %). Risk premium on lending is the interest rate charged by banks on loans to private sector customers minus the "risk free" treasury bill interest rate at which short-term government securities are issued or traded in the market. In some countries this spread may be negative, indicating that the market considers its best corporate clients to be lower risk than the government. The terms and conditions attached to lending rates differ by country, however, limiting their comparability.
  • Government debt > Gross government debt as % of GDP: Gross government debt as % of GDP (IMF).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Bank capital to assets ratio > %: Bank capital to assets ratio (%). Bank capital to assets is the ratio of bank capital and reserves to total assets. Capital and reserves include funds contributed by owners, retained earnings, general and special reserves, provisions, and valuation adjustments. Capital includes tier 1 capital (paid-up shares and common stock), which is a common feature in all countries' banking systems, and total regulatory capital, which includes several specified types of subordinated debt instruments that need not be repaid if the funds are required to maintain minimum capital levels (these comprise tier 2 and tier 3 capital). Total assets include all nonfinancial and financial assets.
  • Banks > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate, %: Interest rate spread (lending rate minus deposit rate, %). Interest rate spread is the interest rate charged by banks on loans to private sector customers minus the interest rate paid by commercial or similar banks for demand, time, or savings deposits. The terms and conditions attached to these rates differ by country, however, limiting their comparability.
  • Net current transfers from abroad > Current US$ per capita: Net current transfers from abroad (current US$). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Claims on private sector > Annual growth as % of broad money: Claims on private sector (annual growth as % of broad money). Claims on private sector (IFS line 32D..ZK or 32D..ZF) include gross credit from the financial system to individuals, enterprises, nonfinancial public entities not included under net domestic credit, and financial institutions not included elsewhere.
  • Cash surplus/deficit > Current LCU: Cash surplus/deficit (current LCU). Cash surplus or deficit is revenue (including grants) minus expense, minus net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. In the 1986 GFS manual nonfinancial assets were included under revenue and expenditure in gross terms. This cash surplus or deficit is closest to the earlier overall budget balance (still missing is lending minus repayments, which are now a financing item under net acquisition of financial assets).
  • Cash surplus/deficit > % of GDP: Cash surplus/deficit (% of GDP). Cash surplus or deficit is revenue (including grants) minus expense, minus net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. In the 1986 GFS manual nonfinancial assets were included under revenue and expenditure in gross terms. This cash surplus or deficit is closest to the earlier overall budget balance (still missing is lending minus repayments, which are now a financing item under net acquisition of financial assets).
  • Net current transfers from abroad > Current US$, % of GDP: Net current transfers from abroad (current US$). Current transfers comprise transfers of income between residents of the reporting country and the rest of the world that carry no provisions for repayment. Net current transfers from abroad is equal to the unrequited transfers of income from nonresidents to residents minus the unrequited transfers from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • External, % of GDP: Total public and private debt owed to non-residents repayable in foreign currency, goods, or services. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Central government debt, total > % of GDP: Central government debt, total (% of GDP). Debt is the entire stock of direct government fixed-term contractual obligations to others outstanding on a particular date. It includes domestic and foreign liabilities such as currency and money deposits, securities other than shares, and loans. It is the gross amount of government liabilities reduced by the amount of equity and financial derivatives held by the government. Because debt is a stock rather than a flow, it is measured as of a given date, usually the last day of the fiscal year.
  • Banks > Bank nonperforming loans to total gross loans > %: Bank nonperforming loans to total gross loans (%). Bank nonperforming loans to total gross loans are the value of nonperforming loans divided by the total value of the loan portfolio (including nonperforming loans before the deduction of specific loan-loss provisions). The loan amount recorded as nonperforming should be the gross value of the loan as recorded on the balance sheet, not just the amount that is overdue.
  • Banks > Commercial bank branches > Per 100,000 adults: Commercial bank branches (per 100,000 adults). Commercial bank branches are retail locations of resident commercial banks and other resident banks that function as commercial banks that provide financial services to customers and are physically separated from the main office but not organized as legally separated subsidiaries.
  • Banks > Deposit interest rate > %: Deposit interest rate (%). Deposit interest rate is the rate paid by commercial or similar banks for demand, time, or savings deposits. The terms and conditions attached to these rates differ by country, however, limiting their comparability.
  • Banks > Lending interest rate > %: Lending interest rate (%). Lending rate is the bank rate that usually meets the short- and medium-term financing needs of the private sector. This rate is normally differentiated according to creditworthiness of borrowers and objectives of financing. The terms and conditions attached to these rates differ by country, however, limiting their comparability.
  • Banks > Real interest rate > %: Real interest rate (%). Real interest rate is the lending interest rate adjusted for inflation as measured by the GDP deflator.
  • Claims on central government, etc. > % GDP: Claims on central government, etc. (% GDP). Claims on central government (IFS line 52AN or 32AN) include loans to central government institutions net of deposits.
  • Strength of legal rights index > 0=weak to 10=strong: Strength of legal rights index (0=weak to 10=strong). Strength of legal rights index measures the degree to which collateral and bankruptcy laws protect the rights of borrowers and lenders and thus facilitate lending. The index ranges from 0 to 10, with higher scores indicating that these laws are better designed to expand access to credit.
STAT Uganda United Kingdom HISTORY
Banks > Automated teller machines > ATMs > Per 100,000 adults 4
Ranked 147th.
124.28
Ranked 9th. 31 times more than Uganda

Central government debt, total > Current LCU 16.68 trillion
Ranked 7th. 11 times more than United Kingdom
1.53 trillion
Ranked 17th.

Central government debt, total > Current LCU per capita 474,686.49
Ranked 8th. 19 times more than United Kingdom
24,452.9
Ranked 30th.

External $4.46 billion
Ranked 122nd.
$10.09 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 2262 times more than Uganda

External > Per capita $49.50 per capita
Ranked 130th.
$171,942.20 per capita
Ranked 3rd. 3474 times more than Uganda

External per capita $48.75
Ranked 129th.
$171,348.98
Ranked 3rd. 3515 times more than Uganda

Government debt > Gross government debt, share of GDP 34.53 IMF
Ranked 112th.
90.31 IMF
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Uganda
Government debt > Public debt, share of GDP 26.8 CIA
Ranked 120th.
90 CIA
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Uganda
Interest payments > Current LCU 423.55 billion
Ranked 13th. 9 times more than United Kingdom
48.91 billion
Ranked 32nd.

Interest rates > Central bank discount rate 14.68%
Ranked 11th. 29 times more than United Kingdom
0.5%
Ranked 90th.
Net current transfers from abroad > Current LCU 2.17 trillion
Ranked 10th.
-20,685,000,000
Ranked 118th.

Net domestic credit > Current LCU 8.17 trillion
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
3.24 trillion
Ranked 36th.

Net foreign assets > Current LCU 8.79 trillion
Ranked 17th. 49 times more than United Kingdom
180.31 billion
Ranked 76th.

Net foreign assets > Current LCU per capita 241,747.46
Ranked 28th. 85 times more than United Kingdom
2,851.71
Ranked 119th.

Strength of legal rights index > 0=weak to 10=strong per million 0.193
Ranked 143th. 22% more than United Kingdom
0.158
Ranked 147th.

External > Per $ GDP $121.86 per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 114th.
$3,530.89 per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 2nd. 29 times more than Uganda

Net domestic credit > Current LCU per capita 224,793.74
Ranked 33th. 4 times more than United Kingdom
51,222.99
Ranked 76th.

Net current transfers from abroad > Constant LCU per capita 26,949.66
Ranked 13th.
-62.713
Ranked 74th.

Net current transfers from abroad > Current US$ $867.76 million
Ranked 57th.
$-32,677,725,118.48
Ranked 129th.

Interest payments > Current LCU per capita 12,050.31
Ranked 17th. 15 times more than United Kingdom
779.43
Ranked 55th.

Credit depth of information index > 0=low to 6=high 5
Ranked 47th.
6
Ranked 18th. 20% more than Uganda

Government debt > Public debt as % of GDP 26.8 CIA
Ranked 120th.
90 CIA
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than Uganda
Net current transfers from abroad > Current LCU per capita 59,796.89
Ranked 15th.
-327.152
Ranked 111th.

Private credit bureau coverage > % of adults 4.1%
Ranked 93th.
100%
Ranked 12th. 24 times more than Uganda

Interest payments > % of revenue 5.81%
Ranked 51st.
8.71%
Ranked 33th. 50% more than Uganda

Public credit registry coverage > % of adults 0.0
Ranked 116th.
0.0
Ranked 145th.

Cash surplus/deficit > Current LCU per million -43,153,948,122.745
Ranked 95th. 23 times more than United Kingdom
-1,871,304,767.086
Ranked 71st.

Credit depth of information index > 0=low to 6=high per million 0.138
Ranked 102nd. 45% more than United Kingdom
0.0949
Ranked 113th.

Net current transfers from abroad > Constant LCU 979.51 billion
Ranked 6th.
-3,965,217,178.015
Ranked 78th.

Interest payments > % of expense 5.72%
Ranked 53th.
7.28%
Ranked 40th. 27% more than Uganda

Banks > Risk premium on lending > Prime rate minus treasury bill rate, % 10.61%
Ranked 11th. 57 times more than United Kingdom
0.187%
Ranked 73th.

Government debt > Gross government debt as % of GDP 34.53 IMF
Ranked 112th.
90.31 IMF
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Uganda
Bank capital to assets ratio > % 14.6%
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than United Kingdom
5.1%
Ranked 93th.

Banks > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate, % 10.08%
Ranked 21st. 4 times more than United Kingdom
2.73%
Ranked 132nd.

Net current transfers from abroad > Current US$ per capita $23.88
Ranked 88th.
$-516.83
Ranked 122nd.

Claims on private sector > Annual growth as % of broad money 10.98%
Ranked 51st.
-3.087%
Ranked 137th.

Cash surplus/deficit > Current LCU -1,516,777,730,470.91
Ranked 99th. 13 times more than United Kingdom
-117,429,000,000
Ranked 84th.

Cash surplus/deficit > % of GDP -3.881%
Ranked 69th.
-7.64%
Ranked 98th. 97% more than Uganda

Net current transfers from abroad > Current US$, % of GDP 4.36%
Ranked 56th.
-1.342%
Ranked 118th.

External, % of GDP 12.57%
Ranked 119th.
369.84%
Ranked 2nd. 29 times more than Uganda

Central government debt, total > % of GDP 42.69%
Ranked 38th.
99.84%
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than Uganda

Banks > Bank nonperforming loans to total gross loans > % 2.2%
Ranked 82nd.
4%
Ranked 54th. 82% more than Uganda

Banks > Commercial bank branches > Per 100,000 adults 2.62
Ranked 160th.
24.23
Ranked 46th. 9 times more than Uganda

Banks > Deposit interest rate > % 16.23%
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than United Kingdom
4.48%
Ranked 122nd.

Banks > Lending interest rate > % 26.31%
Ranked 6th. 53 times more than United Kingdom
0.5%
Ranked 128th.

Banks > Real interest rate > % 2.54%
Ranked 92nd.
-1.156%
Ranked 118th.

Claims on central government, etc. > % GDP -0.0582%
Ranked 112th.
30.43%
Ranked 11th.

Strength of legal rights index > 0=weak to 10=strong 7
Ranked 59th.
10
Ranked 6th. 43% more than Uganda

SOURCES: International Monetary Fund, Financial Access Survey. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: List of countries by public debt (List); Wikipedia: List of countries by public debt (List) (Public debt , The World Factbook , United States Central Intelligence Agency , accessed on March 21, 2013.); Wikipedia: List of countries by central bank interest rates (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/rankorder/2207rank.html http://www.worldinterestrates.info/ http://www.forexmotion.com/index.php/en/exchange-rates.html); World Bank national accounts data; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files. World Bank World Development Indicators. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank national accounts data. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/).; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics database. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, Global Financial Stability Report. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, Government Finance Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates. World Bank World Development Indicators.; World Bank national accounts data. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files using World Bank data on the GDP deflator. World Bank World Development Indicators.; International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates. World Bank World Development Indicators.

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