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Economy of Uzbekistan

Population: 30 million in 20131

GDP: $57 billion in 20132

GDP per capita: $1,878 nominal3 ($5,167 PPP4) in 2013

GDP growth rate: 8.0% in 20135


GDP by Industry 20126

Industry sectorValue added ($ millions) 2012Percent of total
Other activities10,91226.0%
Agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing8,01919.1%
Transport, storage and communication5,35012.7%
Wholesale, retail trade, restaurants and hotels4,0229.6%
Mining and utilities1,7814.2%
Total value added41,982100%


Unemployment rate: 10.7% in 20137

Employment by Industry 8

Employment sectorPercent of total


Top 10 Corporations by Revenue 20139



Household Wealth: N/A

Household Wealth per Adult: N/A

Gini Coefficient: .367 in 200310


Central Government

Central Government Revenue: $18 billion (31% of GDP) in 201311

Central Government Expenditure: $18 billion (31% of GDP) in 201311

Central Government Budget Balance: $0 billion (0% of GDP) in 201311

Central Government Public Debt: N/A

Central Government 10 Year Bond Interest Rate: N/A

Government Funds


Tax Structure

Individual Income Tax Rates and Thresholds in 2013* 12

Corporate Tax Rate: 8% in 201413

* Individual thresholds calculated using the exchange rate 2,442 UZS = 1 USD

Monetary Policy

Money Supply (M1): $6.5 billion (11% of GDP) in 201314

Benchmark Interest Rate: Refinancing Rate = 9% on Jan 1, 2015 15

Total Reserves: $17 billion (29% of GDP) in 201316

Exchange Rate: 2,442 Uzbekistani Som = 1 U.S. Dollar on Feb 4, 201517

Inflation: 10% in 201318

Financial Institutions

Top 10 Financial Institutions by Assets 201319

N/A (data not available at Relbanks.com)

International Accounts

Exports: $15 billion (26% of GDP) in 201320

Imports: $13 billion (22% of GDP) in 201320

Trade Balance: +$2 billion (+4% of GDP) in 201320

Foreign Direct Investment Inflow: $1.0 billion (2% of GDP)21

Foreign Direct Investment Outflow: N/A

Foreign Aid Inflow: $255 million (0.4% of GDP)22

Foreign Aid Outflow: N/A


1. Source: World Bank Indicators (Population) Go back
2. Source: World Bank Indicators (GDP) Go back
3. Source: World Bank Indicators (GDP per capita) Go back
4. Source: World Bank Indicators (GDP per capita PPP) Go back
5. Source: World Bank Indicators (GDP growth rate) Go back
6. Source: United Nations Statistics Division (GDP by industry) Go back
7. Source: World Bank Indicators (Unemployment rate) Go back
8. Source: CIA World Factbook (Employment by economic activity) Go back
9. Source: Annual reports (Corporate data) Go back
10. Source: UN Human Development Report (Gini coefficient) Go back
11. Source: CIA World Factbook (Government budget) Go back
12. Source: Ernst & Young, Worldwide Personal Tax Guide (Individual tax rates) Go back
13. Source: Tax Foundation (Corporate tax rate) Go back
14. Source: CIA World Factbook (Money supply) Go back
15. Source: Central Bank of Uzbekistan (Benchmark interest rate) Go back
16. Source: CIA World Factbook (Total reserves) Go back
17. Source: xe.com (Exchange rate) Go back
18. Source: CIA World Factbook (Inflation rate) Go back
19. Source: Relbanks.com (Financial institutions by assets) Go back
20. Source: CIA World Factbook (Trade data) Go back
21. Source: World Bank Indicators (FDI data) Go back
22. Source: World Bank Indicators (Aid data) Go back