Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Uganda instead of Holy See (Vatican City), you would:

Basic Needs

be 19.2% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Holy See (Vatican City), approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Uganda, 81% of people do as of 2017.

Uganda: At a glance

Uganda is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 197,100 sq km. The colonial boundaries created by Britain to delimit Uganda grouped together a wide range of ethnic groups with different political systems and cultures. These differences prevented the establishment of a working political community after independence was achieved in 1962. The dictatorial regime of Idi AMIN (1971-79) was responsible for the deaths of some 300,000 opponents; guerrilla war and human rights abuses under Milton OBOTE (1980-85) claimed at least another 100,000 lives. The rule of Yoweri MUSEVENI since 1986 has brought relative stability and economic growth to Uganda. A constitutional referendum in 2005 cancelled a 19-year ban on multi-party politics.

How big is Uganda compared to Holy See (Vatican City)? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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