Kenya Forecast: Real GDP Growth

1980 - 2026 | Yearly | % | International Monetary Fund

Kenya Real GDP Growth is forecasted to be 7.560 % in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records an increase from the last reported number of -0.127 % in Dec 2020. Looking ahead, Kenya Real GDP Growth is projected to stand at 6.108 % in Dec 2026. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Gross Domestic Product: Constant Prices: YoY.

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Kenya Forecast: Real GDP Growth

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
6.108 2026 6.098 2025 -1.080 1992 8.402 2010 % yearly 1980 - 2026

Forecast: Real GDP Growth by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (%) 4.001 2026 yearly 2003 - 2026
Albania (%) 3.500 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Algeria (%) 1.097 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Angola (%) 3.726 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Antigua and Barbuda (%) 2.977 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Argentina (%) 1.534 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Armenia (%) 4.500 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Aruba (%) 1.100 2025 yearly 1996 - 2025
Australia (%) 2.461 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Austria (%) 1.800 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Azerbaijan (%) 1.740 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Bahamas (%) 1.497 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bahrain (%) 3.082 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bangladesh (%) 9.531 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Barbados (%) 1.840 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belarus (%) 1.442 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Belgium (%) 1.341 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belize (%) 2.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Benin (%) 6.382 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bhutan (%) 5.796 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bolivia (%) 3.400 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 3.000 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Botswana (%) 3.905 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brazil (%) 2.015 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brunei (%) 2.027 2026 yearly 1986 - 2026
Bulgaria (%) 2.800 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burkina Faso (%) 5.603 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burundi (%) 2.981 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cambodia (%) 6.770 2026 yearly 1988 - 2026
Cameroon (%) 5.470 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Canada (%) 1.549 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cape Verde (%) 6.176 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Central African Republic (%) 4.846 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chad (%) 3.802 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chile (%) 2.549 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
China (%) 4.863 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Colombia (%) 3.645 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Comoros (%) 3.800 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Congo (%) 1.039 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Costa Rica (%) 3.304 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Croatia (%) 3.000 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Cyprus (%) 2.507 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Czech Republic (%) 2.510 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Democratic Republic of Congo (%) 4.124 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Denmark (%) 1.800 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Djibouti (%) 6.000 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Dominica (%) 1.511 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Dominican Republic (%) 5.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ecuador (%) 2.502 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Egypt (%) 5.842 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
El Salvador (%) 2.040 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Equatorial Guinea (%) -2.402 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Eritrea (%) 3.914 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Estonia (%) 3.000 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Swaziland (%) 2.276 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ethiopia (%) 8.002 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Fiji (%) 3.300 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Finland (%) 1.266 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
France (%) 1.242 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gabon (%) 3.894 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
Gambia (%) 5.620 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Georgia (%) 5.200 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Germany (%) 1.090 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ghana (%) 5.416 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Greece (%) 1.356 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Grenada (%) 2.735 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guatemala (%) 3.500 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea (%) 4.953 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea-Bissau (%) 5.000 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
Guyana (%) 3.045 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Haiti (%) 1.400 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Honduras (%) 3.940 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 2.934 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hungary (%) 2.600 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iceland (%) 2.335 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
India (%) 6.535 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Indonesia (%) 5.216 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iran (%) 2.107 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iraq (%) 3.304 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Ireland (%) 2.623 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Israel (%) 3.112 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Italy (%) 0.817 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ivory Coast (%) 6.000 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jamaica (%) 2.193 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Japan (%) 0.492 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jordan (%) 3.300 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kazakhstan (%) 4.431 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Kenya (%) 6.108 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kiribati (%) 1.971 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
South Korea (%) 2.287 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kosovo (%) 4.000 2026 yearly 2001 - 2026
Kuwait (%) 2.461 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kyrgyzstan (%) 3.964 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Laos (%) 5.993 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Latvia (%) 3.015 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Lebanon (%) -25.000 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Lesotho (%) 2.113 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Liberia (%) 5.674 2026 yearly 2001 - 2026
Libya (%) 4.188 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Lithuania (%) 2.256 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -6.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 7,095.233 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jan 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 66,700.6 Dec 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Dec 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 68.6 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KES bn) 4,370.210 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KES bn) 13,701.000 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (KES bn) 3,864.880 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Central Government Expenditure: ytd (KES mn) 1,347,100.000 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jan 2021
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Recurrent (KES mn) 935,910.000 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jan 2021
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Development (KES mn) 246,800.000 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jan 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue (KES mn) 948,150.000 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jan 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax (KES mn) 779,270.000 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jan 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: Excise Duty (KES mn) 123,050.000 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jan 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: VAT (KES mn) 215,790.000 Jan 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jan 2021
Central Government Surplus or Deficit (KES bn) -478.312 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Central Government Debt: External (KES mn) 3,771,810.000 Nov 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Nov 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 7.682 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -968.9 Jan 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Jan 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 494.5 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 2.2 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1999 - Jan 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 10,237.938 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 83,805.428 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 12,955.749 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,463.4 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 3.5 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1999 - Jan 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 378,578.511 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 110,764.379 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 43.843 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 49.992 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 11.475 Nov 2020 monthly Apr 1998 - Nov 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 363.365 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Jan 2021
Exports (KES mn) 54,313.630 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Exports: Re-Exports (KES mn) 4,743.150 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Imports (KES mn) 160,723.930 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Exports: Domestic: Coffee (KES mn) 1,380.630 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Exports: Domestic: Tea (KES mn) 11,378.640 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Exports: Domestic: Chemicals (KES mn) 3,600.710 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Exports: Domestic: Horticulture (KES mn) 11,054.990 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Exports: Domestic: Cement (KES mn) 62.250 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Exports: United Kingdom (KES mn) 4,607.970 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Exports: Netherlands (KES mn) 5,511.980 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Exports: Uganda (KES mn) 5,264.180 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Exports: Tanzania (KES mn) 2,456.000 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Imports: Food and Live Animals (KES mn) 14,927.150 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Imports: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (KES mn) 25,094.450 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Imports: Chemicals (KES mn) 25,250.100 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Imports: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (KES mn) 29,255.480 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Imports: Machinery and Transport Equipment (KES mn) 38,795.390 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jan 2021
Imports: South Africa (KES mn) 3,817.060 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Imports: Italy (KES mn) 1,200.520 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Imports: United Arab Emirates (KES mn) 15,030.590 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Imports: Saudi Arabia (KES mn) 10,091.060 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Imports: India (KES mn) 13,321.570 Jan 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2021
Exports Volume Index (2009=100) 110.800 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Imports Volume Index (2009=100) 107.100 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 203.9 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -415.0 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2002 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 1,332.4 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.4 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 13.5 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 2,267.135 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.4 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2,253.625 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
External Debt (USD mn) 34,746.1 Dec 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Dec 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 33.1 2019 yearly 2015 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 2,611.0 2019 yearly 1970 - 2019
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 2.7 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -8.528 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Balance of Payment: Current Account (USD mn) -415.000 Sep 2020 monthly Dec 2014 - Sep 2020
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (KES mn) 6,858.800 2017 yearly 2009 - 2017
BoP: Reserves and Related Items: Reserve Assets (KES mn) -24,917.900 2017 yearly 2009 - 2017
BoP: Capital Account: Credit n.i.e (USD mn) 36.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
Balance of Payments (BoP) (USD mn) 1,023.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 265.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 445.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Goods (USD mn) -2,122.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (USD mn) 873.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Capital Account n.i.e (USD mn) 36.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports (USD mn) 1,516.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn) 17.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Credit n.i.e (USD mn) 1,235.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services (USD mn) -25.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (USD mn) 848.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 40.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account n.i.e (USD mn) -1,333.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account n.i.e (USD mn) -295.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 19.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities n.i.e (USD mn) 383.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities n.i.e (USD mn) -66.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives: Net (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Assets (USD mn) 182.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Liabilities n.i.e (USD mn) 993.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports (USD mn) 3,638.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities (KES mn) 135,897.000 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 10.0 Dec 2019 monthly Apr 2001 - Dec 2019
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 2,674.259 Dec 2019 monthly Apr 2001 - Dec 2019
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 15,582.895 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jan 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 29,387.938 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jan 2021
M2 Growth (%) 11.0 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - Jan 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.3 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Jan 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,297.3 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2000 - Dec 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 8.845 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.0 Nov 2020 monthly Sep 2005 - Nov 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 1.127 Sep 2020 monthly Sep 1973 - Sep 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 11.8 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 36,163.389 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 38,864.9 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jan 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 16.2 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - Jan 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 38,587.264 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 8.32 Dec 2019 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2019
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 26.35 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2020
Money Supply: M3 (KES mn) 3,992,885.000 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jan 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2 (KES mn) 3,236,908.000 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jan 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (KES mn) 1,716,364.000 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Jan 2021
Gross Loans and Advances: Total NPLs and Advances (KES bn) 271.000 Dec 2019 monthly Apr 2001 - Dec 2019

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