Explore this in-depth profile of Kenya to find out overall levels of poverty, income distribution, division of wealth and more. Discover how national and sub-national revenue is generated.Jump to government finance or international resources
out of a population of 46.1m million people
Government spending per person per annum
Depth of extreme poverty
Bottom quintile has 4.7% of the income.
3.9% of GNI
Gross national income is 63bn
How does Kenya finance and spend its budget?Move the year slideror click a box to drill down.
A dynamic mix of resources flow to and from Kenya. All resources can play a role in ending poverty, though different resources impact poverty directly and indirectly through different mechanisms and flow for wide-ranging objectives.
To understand the value of different resources for poverty reduction we must start by understanding the volumes - move the slider to explore how official, commercial, private and illicit resources flow to and from Kenya
Where are international resources originating and where are they destined? Start by selecting inflows or outflows:
|Population by age group||Number of people in each of 3 age bands.||unit||World Bank World Development Indicators, series code SP.POP.0014.TO.ZS, SP.POP.1564.TO.ZS and SP.POP.65UP.TO.ZS.||ZIPCSV|
|International resource flows to and from developed countries||Estimates of international resource flows from developed countries, 2015 US$.||constant 2015 US$||Development Initiatives based on numerous sources. Note that data of some flows is missing. Development finance institutions: Development Initiatives calculations based on a review of DFIs' annual reports (with flows reported as ODA or OOFs subtracted). Foreign direct investment: OECD. Disbursements of official development assistance and other official flows: OECD DAC. Remittances: World Bank Migration and Remittances Factbook.||ZIPCSV|
|Non-grant government revenue||Non-grant government revenue. Data is for 2015.||constant 2015 US$, NCU||Development Initiatives based on IMF Staff reports.||ZIPCSV|
|International resource flows to and from developing countries||Estimates of international resource flows into the country, 2015 US$. Data is for 2015. Estimates are gross inflows where available, with the following exceptions: foreign direct investment and portfolio equity are net inflows (new investments minus disinvestments) and short-term debt is net flows (disbursements minus capital repayments). See methodology for detailed notes on the data for each resource flow.||constant 2015 US$||Development Initiatives based on numerous sources. Note that data on some flows are missing. Official development assistance and other official flows: OECD DAC. Foreign direct investment: UNCTAD Stats. Long- and short-term debt: World Bank International Debt Statistics. Portfolio equity: World Bank data bank. Remittances: World Bank Migration and Remittances Data.||ZIPCSV|
|Depth of extreme poverty (poverty gap)||Depth of extreme poverty (also known as the poverty gap) tells us how far people are from the extreme poverty line, on average per country. Data is for 2013||percent||World Bank PovcalNet.||ZIPCSV|
|Income share by quintile||Percentage of income received by each quintile of the population. Data is for 2014 or most recent year prior.||percent||World Bank World Development Indicators, series code SI.DST.FRST.20, SI.DST.02ND.20, SI.DST.03RD.20, SI.DST.04TH.20 and SI.DST.05TH.20.||ZIPCSV|
|Total population||Total population. Data is for 2015||unit||World Bank World Development Indicators||ZIPCSV|
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