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%

Schedule a Demo

International Nurses Day is a day to celebrate nurses around the world. It is a day made even more meaningful this year as nurses have worked tirelessly throughout the pandemic to ensure everyone’s safety and health to the best of their ability. Be sure to thank a nurse today!

#Kosovo observes Europe Day on May 9 each year. This public holiday celebrates the anniversary of the 1950 Schuman declaration, which proposed the creation of a European Coal and Steel Community. #globalcompliance #globalhr #globalpeoplestrategist #globalholidays #EuropeDay

Mother’s Day honors motherhood and unique maternal and family traditions around the world. Although we may be apart right now, we all celebrate the mothers in our lives in one way or another. #Mothersday #worldwide #familytraditions #Culture #GlobalPeopleStrategist #mum

Tourism has been an essential part of growing economies worldwide! The ability for countries to help local businesses sell to consumers from all over the world has created value for their own economies! #NationalTourismDay #Earth #business #Tourism #economies #worldwide

May 5 is #ConstitutionDay in #Kyrgyzstan and marks the adoption of the country's constitution on May 5, 1993. A revised constitution was passed on June 27, 2010, by referendum, replacing the previous version. #globalcompliance #globalhr #globalpeoplestrategist #globalholidays

Load More...