Kenya

Country Indicators1 Country indicators

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Capital

Nairobi

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Language

English, Kiswahili

2014

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Surface area

580,370 Sq Km

2014

World Bank

Neighboring countries

Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda

2014

Maps of the World

Time Zone

EAT ( + 3 hours from UTC)

2014

World Atlas

Geographical distance from the NL

6651,3 KM

2014

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Population

45,546,000

2014

World Bank

Population growth (annual %)

2.7%

2013

World Bank

Population ages 15-64 (% of total)

55%

2013

World Bank

Middle Class in Total Population (%)

N.A.

2010

African Development Bank

Human Development Index

0.535 (Medium Development)

2013

UNDP

Education Index

0.515

2013

UNDP

Global competitiveness Index

3.9 (1-7 (best))

2014-2015

World Economic Form

Economy_1 Economy

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

GDP per capita (current US$)

US$ 1246

2013

World Bank

GDP Annual Growth Rate

5.50 %

2014

Trading Economics

GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)

US$ 1160

2013

World Bank

Inflation rate

8.5%

2014

Trading Economics

Foreign Direct Investment

514,3 million $

2014

World Investment Report 2014 UNCTAD

Distance to Frontier

(0 lowest performance - 100 represents the frontier)

54.98

2015

Doing Business

Economic union membership

  • EAC
  • COMESA

2014

UNECA

Risks1 Risks

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Corruption Perception index

Rank: 145 (0-175)

Score: 25 (0-100)

2014

Transparency International Index

Control of Corruption

Percentile Rank: 12.92 (0-100)

Score: -1.06 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Transparency International Index

Political Stability and Absence of Violence/Terrorism

Percentile Rank: 13.74 (0-100)

Score: -1.15 (-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

Estimate of governance effectiveness

Percentile Rank: 36.84 (0-100)

Score: -0.49(-2.5 to 2.5)

2013

Gov Indicators

World Risk Index

Rank: 75 (0-171)

Score: 7.00 % (0-100)

2014

United Nations University

Natural Hazards

Recurring drought; flooding during rainy seasons

2015

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Accessibility Accessibility

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Sea accesibility

Presence of port: 2

Presence of container terminal: 1

2014

Searates.com

Ease of doing business index

136(1-189)

2014

Doing Business

Ease of trading across borders

25 (1 (best) - 47 )

2014

Doing Business

Logistics performance Index

Rank: 74 (0-160)

Score: 2.81 (1-5)

2014

World Bank

Culture Culture

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Power Distance Index

70 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Individualism/Collectivism

25 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Masculinity

60 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Uncertainty/Avoidance Index

50 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Long Term Orientation

25 (1 lowest - 120 highest)

2010

The Hofstede Centre

Productie_1 Production

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Crop production index

172.9 (2004-2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Food production index

148.2 (2004 -2006=100)

2012

World Bank

Top 5 production commodities

8 Milk, whole fresh camel
10 Sisal
12 Meat indigenous, camel
12 Pyrethrum, dried
13 Tea

2014

FAOStat

Crude Oil Production

0 bbl/day

2012

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Stapels-dollars Money

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Trend devaluation US$-local currency through the years

1USD=KES 91.0500

2014

Trading economics

Interest Rate (%)

8.50%

2014

Trading economics

Lending interest rate (%)

17.3%

2013

World Bank

Taxes Taxes

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Tax payments (number)

30

2014

World Bank

Taxes on corporate income (%)

30%

2014

PWC

Total tax rate

38.1%

2014

PWC

Value-added Tax (VAT)

16%

2015

VAT Live

handen_square Trade

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

33%

2013

World Bank

Imports US$

$15.86 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to import (days)

26 days

2014

World Bank

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

18%

2013

World Bank

Exports US$

$6.58 billion

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Time to export (days)

26 days

2014

World Bank

Balance of Trade

-113262.00 Million KES

2014

Trading Economics

Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100)

88.3

2013

World Bank

Business Business

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Business Confidence

N.A.

2014

Trading Economics

Time required to start a business (days)

30 days

2014

Doing Business

Industrial production growth rate

5.1%

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Cost of business start-up procedures (% of GNI per capita)

9,4%

2014

World Bank

Manufacturing, value added (annual % growth)

5,9

2013

World Bank

Consumer Spending (% of GDP)

81%

2013

World Bank

Consumer Price Index (2010=100)

132

2014

World Bank

Agribiz Agribusiness

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Agricultural land

48.2% of land area

2012

World Bank

Cereal yield

2626000 (kg per hectare)

2013

World Bank

Land use

arable land: 9.48%
permanent crops: 1.12%
other: 89.4%

2011

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

infra3 Infrastructure

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people)

71

2013

World Bank

Internet users

Internet users: 16,713,319

% of Pop with Internet: 36.70%

2014

Internet Live Stats

Roadways

total: 160,878 km
paved: 11,189 km
unpaved: 149,689 km

2013

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved sanitation facilities (%of population with access)

29,6 %

2012

World Bank

Rail ways (Total Km)

2,066 KM

2008

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Electric power consumption

6.15 billion kWh

2010

Central Intelligence Agency- The World Factbook

Improved water source (% of population with access)

% of pop. with access: 61,7%

% of rural pop. with access: 55,1%

% of urban pop. With access: 82,3%

2012

World Bank

Naamloos Labour

Indicator

Data

Year

Source

Unemployment Rate

40.00%

2008

Trading economics

Labor force

17245867

2013

World Bank

Income

Low-income:
US$1,005 or below

2012-2013

World Bank

More information

References

Evaluation of a program aimed at involving SMEs in development issues
Development of a project on passenger transport over water in Mombasa, including financial structuring
Market study: opportunities in the field of edible oils and margarine