Kenya GDP per Capita

2006 - 2019 | Yearly | USD | CEIC Data

Key information about Kenya GDP Per Capita

  • Kenya Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per Capita reached 2,007.801 USD in Dec 2019, compared with 1,893.245 USD in Dec 2018.
  • Kenya GDP Per Capita data is updated yearly, available from Dec 2006 to Dec 2019, with an average number of 1,278.497 USD.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 2,007.801 USD in Dec 2019 and a record low of 746.972 in Dec 2006.
  • CEIC converts annual GDP per Capita into USD. The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics provides GDP per Capita in local currency. Central Bank of Kenya average market USD exchange rate is used for currency conversions.


Related information about Kenya GDP Per Capita data

  • In the latest reports, Kenya GDP contracted 1.875 % YoY in Sep 2020.
  • Kenya Nominal GDP reached 24.509 USD bn in Sep 2020.
  • Its GDP deflator (implicit price deflator) increased 9.424 % in Sep 2020.
  • Gross Savings Rate of Kenya was measured at 5.372 % in Dec 2019.

View Kenya's GDP per Capita from 2006 to 2019 in the chart:

Kenya GDP per Capita

What was Kenya's GDP per Capita in 2019?

Kenya Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per Capita reached 2,007.801 USD in Dec 2019, compared with 1,893.245 USD in Dec 2018. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2,007.801 2019 1,893.245 2018 746.972 2006 2,007.801 2019 USD yearly 2006 - 2019

GDP per Capita by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD) 5,356.177 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Algeria (USD) 3,940.000 2019 yearly 1963 - 2019
Argentina (USD) 8,433.316 2020 yearly 1962 - 2020
Armenia (USD) 4,269.299 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Australia (USD) 52,158.382 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Austria (USD) 47,992.227 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Azerbaijan (USD) 4,272.200 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Bahrain (USD) 23,584.892 2020 yearly 1981 - 2020
Bangladesh (USD) 2,097.000 2021 yearly 1960 - 2021
Belarus (USD) 6,698.112 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Belgium (USD) 46,399.602 2019 yearly 1957 - 2019
Bolivia (USD) 3,552.068 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD) 5,636.000 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Botswana (USD) 8,154.342 2018 yearly 1994 - 2018
Brazil (USD) 6,819.970 2020 yearly 1962 - 2020
Brunei (USD) 26,490.359 2020 yearly 1965 - 2020
Bulgaria (USD) 9,862.281 2019 yearly 1985 - 2019
Cambodia (USD) 1,569.710 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Canada (USD) 48,001.382 2021 yearly 1971 - 2021
Chile (USD) 12,986.003 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
China (USD) 10,434.921 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Colombia (USD) 5,390.918 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Croatia (USD) 14,920.443 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Cyprus (USD) 27,897.311 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Czech Republic (USD) 22,997.966 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Denmark (USD) 60,934.968 2020 yearly 1966 - 2020
Ecuador (USD) 5,600.390 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Egypt (USD) 3,601.628 2020 yearly 1982 - 2020
Estonia (USD) 23,297.492 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
European Union (USD) 34,212.725 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Finland (USD) 48,665.782 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
France (USD) 38,702.346 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Georgia (USD) 4,274.612 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Germany (USD) 46,150.492 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Ghana (USD) 2,336.947 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Greece (USD) 19,580.993 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD) 46,330.770 2020 yearly 1961 - 2020
Hungary (USD) 16,734.000 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Iceland (USD) 59,282.860 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
India (USD) 1,947.417 2021 yearly 1958 - 2021
Indonesia (USD) 3,917.087 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Iran (USD) 6,996.710 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Ireland (USD) 80,989.597 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Israel (USD) 43,711.900 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Italy (USD) 31,343.639 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Ivory Coast (USD) 2,276.148 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Japan (USD) 40,165.158 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Jordan (USD) 4,049.527 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Kazakhstan (USD) 9,121.700 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Kenya (USD) 2,007.801 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
South Korea (USD) 31,637.300 2020 yearly 1953 - 2020
Kosovo (USD) 4,391.331 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Kuwait (USD) 22,682.592 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (USD) 1,165.612 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Laos (USD) 2,643.000 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Latvia (USD) 17,586.513 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Lebanon (USD) 7,817.624 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Lithuania (USD) 20,002.026 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Luxembourg (USD) 115,171.913 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Macau SAR, China (USD) 35,713.074 2020 yearly 1982 - 2020
North Macedonia (USD) 5,928.793 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Malawi (USD) 440.500 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Malaysia (USD) 11,217.772 2019 yearly 1957 - 2019
Malta (USD) 28,898.396 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Mauritius (USD) 8,554.330 2020 yearly 1976 - 2020
Mexico (USD) 8,507.451 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Moldova (USD) 3,378.408 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Mongolia (USD) 3,912.735 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Montenegro (USD) 8,911.019 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Morocco (USD) 3,191.013 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Mozambique (USD) 368.380 2019 yearly 1991 - 2019
Myanmar (USD) 1,407.886 2018 yearly 2000 - 2018
Nepal (USD) 1,084.955 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Netherlands (USD) 52,863.774 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
New Zealand (USD) 41,563.905 2020 yearly 1961 - 2020
Nigeria (USD) 2,073.783 2020 yearly 1981 - 2020
Norway (USD) 81,661.329 2018 yearly 1915 - 2018
Oman (USD) 14,121.483 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Pakistan (USD) 1,221.707 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (USD) 3,235.000 2020 yearly 1994 - 2020
Panama (USD) 14,339.427 2016 yearly 1950 - 2016
Paraguay (USD) 4,919.411 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Peru (USD) 6,430.395 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
Philippines (USD) 3,323.368 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (USD) 15,572.998 2020 yearly 1965 - 2020
Portugal (USD) 22,145.261 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Qatar (USD) 64,705.059 2017 yearly 2000 - 2017
Romania (USD) 12,918.294 2019 yearly 1981 - 2019
Russia (USD) 10,126.720 2020 yearly 1992 - 2020
Saudi Arabia (USD) 19,936.790 2020 yearly 1963 - 2020
Serbia (USD) 7,409.700 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Singapore (USD) 59,819.000 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Slovakia (USD) 19,112.554 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Slovenia (USD) 25,485.000 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
South Africa (USD) 5,194.013 2020 yearly 1957 - 2020
Spain (USD) 29,583.240 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Sri Lanka (USD) 3,682.000 2020 yearly 1959 - 2020
Sudan (USD) 2,825.832 2016 yearly 1970 - 2016
Sweden (USD) 54,579.603 2018 yearly 1957 - 2018
Switzerland (USD) 86,306.772 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 13,772.173 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 71,510.4 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
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 Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax (KES mn) 1,484,759.686 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: VAT (KES mn) 410,758.397 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Recurrent (KES mn) 1,766,956.846 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: Excise Duty (KES mn) 216,324.917 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Development (KES mn) 548,531.247 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue (KES mn) 1,738,384.623 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
Central Government Expenditure: ytd (KES mn) 144,670.000 Jul 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jul 2021
Central Government Surplus or Deficit (KES bn) -478.312 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Central Government Debt: Domestic (KES mn) 3,697,093.180 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
Central Government Debt: External (KES mn) 4,015,299.380 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 7.682 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,021.7 Aug 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Aug 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 549.4 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jul 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 13.3 Aug 2021 monthly Aug 1999 - Aug 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 4,646.293 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 108,937.892 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 14,192.592 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,638.3 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jul 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 25.5 Aug 2021 monthly Aug 1999 - Aug 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 377,933.100 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 101,492.944 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 43.843 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1998 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 49.809 Feb 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 11.069 Feb 2021 monthly Apr 1998 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 336.717 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2021
Imports (KES mn) 177,168.590 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jul 2021
Exports (KES mn) 59,410.970 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jul 2021
Exports: Re-Exports (KES mn) 4,517.020 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jul 2021
Exports: Domestic: Horticulture (KES mn) 10,647.800 Jun 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jun 2021
Exports: Domestic: Tea (KES mn) 9,203.500 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jul 2021
Exports: Domestic: Chemicals (KES mn) 4,419.120 Jun 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jun 2021
Exports: Domestic: Cement (KES mn) 130.260 Jun 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jun 2021
Exports: Domestic: Coffee (KES mn) 1,763.900 Jul 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jul 2021
Exports: Netherlands (KES mn) 4,049.640 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2021
Exports: Tanzania (KES mn) 3,752.880 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2021
Exports: United Kingdom (KES mn) 3,872.870 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2021
Exports: Uganda (KES mn) 6,308.380 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2021
Imports: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (KES mn) 26,503.300 Jun 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jun 2021
Imports: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (KES mn) 30,293.770 Jun 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jun 2021
Imports: Food and Live Animals (KES mn) 16,080.120 Jun 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jun 2021
Imports: Machinery and Transport Equipment (KES mn) 37,646.240 Jun 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jun 2021
Imports: Chemicals (KES mn) 25,501.710 Jun 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Jun 2021
Imports: United Arab Emirates (KES mn) 11,581.720 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2021
Imports: South Africa (KES mn) 2,576.070 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2021
Imports: Saudi Arabia (KES mn) 9,102.820 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 2021
Imports: Italy (KES mn) 2,175.840 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jun 2021
Imports: India (KES mn) 20,281.950 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Jul 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 (USD mn) 2,267.135 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.4 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 13.5 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2,253.625 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
External Debt (USD mn) 37,230.4 Jun 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Jun 2021
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
KE: IIP: Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -36,025.964 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
KE: IIP: Assets (USD mn) 16,942.231 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
KE: IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 52,968.195 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
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: Current Account: Goods: Imports (USD mn) 4,308.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Credit n.i.e (USD mn) 36.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn) 265.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Current Account: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 34.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods (USD mn) -2,569.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (USD mn) 975.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Assets (USD mn) 19.000 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: Current Account: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn) 846.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports (USD mn) 1,739.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital Account n.i.e (USD mn) 10.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities n.i.e (USD mn) 383.000 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 n.i.e (USD mn) -1,524.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (USD mn) 895.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Account n.i.e (USD mn) 84.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives: Net (USD mn) 0.000 Sep 2018 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2018
BoP: Current Account: Secondary Income: Credit n.i.e (USD mn) 1,400.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
Balance of Payments (BoP) (USD mn) 540.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
BoP: Current Account: Services (USD mn) -80.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) 0.000 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: Current Account: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) 298.000 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2021
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) 16,476.885 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Aug 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 31,415.704 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Aug 2021
M2 Growth (%) 8.5 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - Aug 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.3 Mar 2021 monthly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,008.7 Jan 2021 monthly Dec 2000 - Jan 2021
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) 1.096 Jul 2021 monthly Sep 1973 - Jul 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 35,949.238 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 11.8 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 41,482.7 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Aug 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 13.2 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - Aug 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 38,587.264 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Jun 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 9.98 Jun 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jun 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 26.35 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2020
Money Supply: M3 (KES mn) 4,222,769.000 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Aug 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (KES mn) 1,810,345.000 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Aug 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2 (KES mn) 3,451,700.000 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - Aug 2021

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