Kenya

Kenya Economic Outlook

  • GDP growth amounted to 6.9% and 5.7% in 2012 and 2013, respectively, while the 2014 estimate and the 2015 projection show economic expansion of 5.3% and 6.5%, respectively.
  • In 2013 and 2014, the economy experienced a stable macroeconomic environment with single-digit inflation, whereas the political scene was dominated in 2014 by calls to amend the constitution.
  • Reforms have been introduced in Kenya since 1990 to address critical differences in access to economic, political and social services, culminating in the introduction of 47 county governments in 2010.

Contacts

East Africa Regional Resource Center (EARC)

African Development Bank Group
Khushee Tower
Longonot  Road, Upper Hill
Nairobi, Kenya

Phone: (254) 20 2712925/ (254) 20 2712926/ (254) 20 2712928
Fax: (254) 20 2712938

Mr. Gabriel Negatu, RRC Director

Key Facts

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Capital: Nairobi
Area: 580,000 sq km
Total Population 2013: 44.4 Million
Urban Population 2013: 24.78%
Female Population 2013: 50.11%
GDP: US$ 44.9 Billion
GNI Per Capita 2013: US$ 860
Inflation Rate: 5.74%
Crude Birth Rate (per 1000): 34.90%
Human Development Index (rank / 187): 145
Human Development Index (scale 0 to 1): 0.519
Membership Date: 10/09/1964
Cumulative Approvals (1967-2013): UA 1.6 Billion

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