Home to three and a half million people, Uruguay is one of the smallest nations in South America, bordering Argentina and Brazil. Its capital, Montevideo, houses about a third of the total population and was founded by the Spanish as a military stronghold in the 18th century.

Uruguay is a relatively stable and progressive country in the region, ranking high on indexes for democracy and low corruption. It is regarded as a high-income country by the United Nations and is one of the regional leaders in use of renewable energy. It is also considered a socially advanced country with its tolerance of personal rights, as well as cannabis use.

Its climate is fairly mild and uniform and its export-oriented agricultural sector contributes almost 10% towards GDP, employing 13% of the workforce. Tourism is also a significant part of Uruguay’s economy with one of its main cultural attractions being the Punta del Este, with beaches situated on a small peninsula off its southeastern coast.

Its people are primarily of European origin, Spanish speaking, with the majority of the population considering themselves as Catholics.

 

Average Monthly Earnings

Employment-to-Population Ratio

Unemployment Rate

Employment by Sector

Agriculture 8.4%
Industry 18.8%
Services 72.8%

Employment Distribution by Education

Age 15+

Less than Basic 3.5%
Basic 70.4%
Intermediate 10.8%
Advanced 15.3%
Level Not Stated 0%

Age 15-24

Less than Basic 0.9%
Basic 90.1%
Intermediate 6.1%
Advanced 2.9%
Level Not Stated 0%

Age 15-64

Less than Basic 2.9%
Basic 70.9%
Intermediate 10.9%
Advanced 15.4%
Level Not Stated 0%

Age 25+

Less than Basic 3.9%
Basic 67.8%
Intermediate 11.4%
Advanced 17.0%
Level Not Stated 0%

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