🇺🇾 Uruguayan Peso (UYU) TradingHours.com

The Uruguayan Peso is the primary currency of Uruguay. This currency is used by an estimated 3,485,152 people. Based on our estimate, Uruguayan Peso is the #109 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Uruguayan Peso is "UYU". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 858. The currency symbol for the Peso is "$U".

Uruguayan Peso conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

UYU Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Uruguayan Peso is Uruguay.

There are approximately 3,485,152 people around the world who use the Uruguayan Peso. The Uruguayan Peso is the #109 most used widely currency is the world.

3,485,152 user population
Ranked #109 in the world

UYU Exchange Rates

1 Uruguayan Peso equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: $U26.38


Inverse: $U39.20
British Pound


Inverse: $U43.83
Indian Rupee


Inverse: $U0.50
Japanese Yen


Inverse: $U0.28
US Dollar


Inverse: $U40.67

† Rates last updated at 6 hours ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

UYU Currency Facts

UYU Details

ISO 4217 CodeUYU
ISO 4217 Number858
Unit NamePeso
Currency NicknamesN.a.

UYU Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotes$U20, $U50, $U100, $U200, $U500, $U1000, $U2000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins$U1, $U2, $U5, $U10
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

UYU Issuance

Central BankCentral Bank of Uruguay
Central Bank Websitehttp://www.bcu.gub.uy

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population3,485,152 people
Population Rank#109
UYU Inflation Rate7.75%
Inflation Rank#21

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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UYU Currency History

The Uruguayan Peso was created in March 1993. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Uruguayan Peso.

Currency Active Replaced By
Uruguay new peso (UYN) July 1975 to March 1993 UYU