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Website National Portal
Region Americas
Sub-Region South America
Income * High income
Income Value 13,580
USD, GNI per capita
Population 3,371,982
E-Government Development Index 0.7237
Rank 34 of 193
E-Participation Index 0.7119
Rank 39 of 193
* Income data refer to World Bank classification

Agency for e-Government development in Uruguay

 The Agency for e-Government development of Uruguay promotes the widest access of all people to ICT; the acquisition of skills and knowledge based on the best use of ICT in order to achieve greater social integration and better preparing young people for the future; provides innovative solutions to improve services and quality of care that is given to society, simplifies procedures and processes; and provides user support regarding consultations and initiatives related to the areas of competence of the Agency. It also strengthens links with academia, civil society and international organizations with similar purposes; Issues and proposes policies, rules and standards; enhances the synergy between state and businesses; and promotes the development of national software.

The Uruguayan E-Government Platform has the general goal of enabling and promoting the development of e-government services in Uruguay. The platform, which follows a joined-up approach, consists of an Interoperability Platform and a set of Crosscutting Services. It implements a service-oriented architecture, leveraging the Web Services technology, to expose, use and combine government functionality implemented by public agencies. The platform is a key enabler for developing a joined-up e-government approach in Uruguay.


E-Government (2016 EGDI: 0.7237)
2016 Rank 34
2014 Rank 26
Change +8
E-Participation (2016 EPART: 0.7119)
2016 Rank 39
2014 Rank 3
Change +36

E-Government Development Index

EGDI Rank 2016 2014 2012 2010 2008 2005
Uruguay 34 26 50 36 48 49

E-Participation Index

EPART Rank 2016 2014 2012 2010 2008 2005
Uruguay 39 3 75 48 116 83

Online Service Index

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Human Capital Index