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Kenya Policy Rate

2003 - 2018 | Monthly | % pa | Central Bank of Kenya

Kenya's cash rate (Policy Rate: Month End: Central Bank Rediscount Rate) was set at 9.00 % pa in Oct 2018, compared with 9.00 % pa in the previous Sep 2018. Kenya's Policy Rate averaged 9.00 % pa and is updated monthly, available from Jul 2003 to Oct 2018. The data reached an all-time high of 18.00 % pa in Jun 2012 and a record low of 3.84 % pa in Aug 2003.

In the latest reports, Kenya's Short Term Interest Rate: Monthly Average: Treasury Bills Rate: 91 Days was reported at 7.64 % pa in Aug 2018. Its Long Term Interest Rate (Treasury Bonds Rate: 10 Years) was reported at 0.00 % pa in Jun 2018. Kenya's Exchange Rate against USD averaged 101.07 (KES/USD) in Oct 2018.

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What was Kenya's Policy Rate in Sep 2018?

Last

9.00

Sep 2018
Previous

9.00

Aug 2018
Min

3.84

Aug 2003
Max

18.00

Jun 2012
Unit

% pa

Frequency

monthly

Range

Jul 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 30 Sep 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

9.00

Sep 2018

9.00

Aug 2018

3.84

Aug 2003

18.00

Jun 2012

% pa

monthly

Jul 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 30 Sep 2018

View Kenya's Policy Rate from Jul 2003 to Sep 2018 in the chart:

Kenya Policy Rate

Series Details
Series ID

209899202

Name

Kenya Policy Rate

Country

Kenya

Frequency

Monthly

Unit

% pa

Status

Active

Source

Central Bank of Kenya

First Date

Jul 2003

Last Date

Sep 2018

Last Updated

30 Sep 2018

Statistics
Mean

9.27

Variance

7.86

Standard deviation

2.80

Skewness

1.01

Kurtosis

2.37

Coefficient variation

0.30

Median

9.00

Max
Jun 2012

18.00

Min
Aug 2003

3.84

Previous observation
Aug 2018

9.00

Last observation
Sep 2018

9.00

Number of Observations

183

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More Countries/Regions for Policy Rate

Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

1.00

Jun 2018

1.25

May 2018

1.00

Jun 2018

18.00

Jan 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Algeria

3.75

Sep 2018

3.75

Aug 2018

2.75

Sep 1986

15.00

Jul 1995

% pa

monthly

Jan 1963 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-15
Argentina

45.00

Sep 2018

45.04

Aug 2018

22.25

Mar 2017

46.50

Jul 2018

%

monthly

Dec 2015 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-18
Armenia

6.00

Sep 2018

6.00

Aug 2018

3.00

Nov 2005

18.00

May 2001

% pa

monthly

May 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Australia

1.50

Sep 2018

1.50

Aug 2018

1.50

Sep 2018

14.00

Sep 1990

% pa

monthly

Aug 1990 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-02
Austria

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Azerbaijan

10.00

Aug 2018

10.00

Jul 2018

2.00

Sep 2010

15.00

Jan 2018

% pa

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-04
Bahrain

2.50

Sep 2018

2.25

Aug 2018

0.50

Nov 2015

5.00

Oct 2007

% pa

monthly

Jan 2007 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Bangladesh

6.00

Jul 2018

6.00

Jun 2018

4.50

Jul 2010

8.50

Sep 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2009 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Belarus

10.00

Jun 2018

10.50

May 2018

10.00

Jun 2018

480.00

Jan 1995

% pa

monthly

Jul 1991 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-25
Belgium

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Botswana

5.00

Sep 2018

5.00

Aug 2018

5.00

Sep 2018

15.50

Nov 2008

% pa

monthly

Aug 1976 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Brazil

6.50

Sep 2018

6.50

Aug 2018

6.50

Sep 2018

42.00

Mar 1999

% pa

monthly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Bulgaria

0.00

Oct 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Oct 2018

300.00

Sep 1996

% pa

monthly

Feb 1991 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Canada

1.50

Sep 2018

1.50

Aug 2018

0.25

May 2010

8.13

Feb 1995

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Chile

2.50

Sep 2018

2.50

Aug 2018

0.50

May 2010

14.00

Sep 1998

% pa

monthly

May 1995 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
China

2.25

Sep 2018

2.25

Aug 2018

1.80

Nov 2010

6.03

Jun 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Colombia

4.25

Sep 2018

4.25

Aug 2018

3.00

Jan 2011

45.00

Nov 1995

% pa

monthly

Apr 1995 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Croatia

3.00

Aug 2018

3.00

Jul 2018

3.00

Aug 2018

1,926.92

Sep 1993

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Cyprus

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Czech Republic

0.50

Sep 2018

0.25

Aug 2018

0.05

Jul 2018

13.00

Jul 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Denmark

0.00

Jun 2018

0.00

May 2018

0.00

Jun 2018

13.00

Aug 1980

% pa

monthly

Aug 1914 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Ecuador

8.34

Oct 2018

8.01

Sep 2018

5.84

Sep 2004

21.81

Feb 1996

% pa

monthly

Jul 1995 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Egypt

17.25

Sep 2018

17.25

Aug 2018

8.50

Oct 2011

21.50

Jul 1991

% pa

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Estonia

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
European Union

0.00

Jun 2018

0.00

May 2018

0.00

Jun 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Finland

0.00

Jun 2018

0.00

May 2018

0.00

Jun 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
France

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Georgia

7.00

Sep 2018

7.00

Aug 2018

3.75

Jan 2014

12.00

Jul 2008

% pa

monthly

Jan 2008 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Germany

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Greece

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Hong Kong SAR

2.50

Sep 2018

2.25

Aug 2018

0.50

Nov 2015

8.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jun 1992 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Hungary

0.90

Sep 2018

0.90

Aug 2018

0.90

Sep 2018

28.00

Jan 1996

% pa

monthly

Oct 1990 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Iceland

5.00

Jun 2018

5.00

May 2018

4.25

Jul 2011

18.00

Feb 2009

% pa

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-30
India

6.50

Sep 2018

6.50

Aug 2018

4.75

Feb 2010

9.00

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Indonesia

5.75

Sep 2018

5.50

Aug 2018

4.25

Apr 2018

6.25

Dec 2015

% pa

monthly

Jun 2015 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Ireland

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Israel

0.10

Jun 2018

0.10

May 2018

0.10

Jun 2018

13.50

Jan 1999

% pa

monthly

Dec 1998 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-30
Italy

0.00

Jun 2018

0.00

May 2018

0.00

Jun 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Ivory Coast

2.50

Mar 2017

2.50

Feb 2017

2.50

Mar 2017

13.00

Oct 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1964 - Mar 2017

Updated on 2017-05-24
Japan

-0.10

Sep 2018

-0.10

Aug 2018

-0.10

Sep 2018

0.10

Jan 2016

% pa

monthly

Nov 2008 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Jordan

5.25

Jun 2018

5.25

May 2018

2.50

Jun 2004

9.00

Jun 1999

% pa

monthly

Dec 1965 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-30
Kazakhstan

9.00

Sep 2018

9.00

Aug 2018

5.50

Mar 2017

300.00

Aug 1994

% pa

monthly

Feb 1992 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Kenya

9.00

Sep 2018

9.00

Aug 2018

3.84

Aug 2003

18.00

Jun 2012

% pa

monthly

Jul 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
South Korea

1.50

Jun 2018

1.50

May 2018

1.25

Oct 2017

5.25

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

May 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Kosovo

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Kuwait

3.00

Sep 2018

3.00

Aug 2018

2.00

Nov 2015

7.25

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Kyrgyzstan

4.75

Sep 2018

4.75

Aug 2018

0.85

Mar 2010

56.05

Jan 1999

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Laos

4.00

Jun 2018

4.00

May 2018

4.00

Jun 2018

35.00

Dec 2001

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-30
Latvia

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Lebanon

10.00

Sep 2018

10.00

Aug 2018

3.00

Sep 1973

155.00

May 1995

% pa

monthly

Apr 1964 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Lithuania

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Luxembourg

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Macau SAR

2.25

Jun 2018

2.00

May 2018

0.50

Nov 2015

8.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Dec 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-27
Macedonia

3.00

Jun 2018

3.00

May 2018

3.00

Jun 2018

15.21

Dec 2002

% pa

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-11
Malawi

22.00

Sep 2018

22.00

Aug 2018

8.00

Feb 1980

75.53

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1980 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Malaysia

3.25

Sep 2018

3.25

Aug 2018

2.00

Feb 2010

3.50

Oct 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 2004 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Malta

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Mauritius

3.50

Sep 2018

3.50

Aug 2018

3.50

Sep 2018

14.00

Feb 2000

% pa

monthly

Dec 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Mexico

7.75

Sep 2018

7.75

Aug 2018

3.00

Nov 2015

8.25

Dec 2008

% pa

monthly

Jan 2008 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Moldova

6.50

Sep 2018

6.50

Aug 2018

3.50

Nov 2014

21.00

Feb 2001

% pa

monthly

Feb 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Mongolia

10.00

Sep 2018

10.00

Aug 2018

6.40

Sep 2007

15.00

Nov 2016

% pa

monthly

Jul 2007 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Montenegro

0.00

Jun 2018

0.00

May 2018

0.00

Jun 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Morocco

2.25

Sep 2018

2.25

Aug 2018

2.25

Sep 2018

7.00

Oct 1996

% pa

monthly

Jun 1995 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Myanmar

10.00

2018

10.00

2017

4.00

1986

12.50

1996

% pa

yearly

1986 - 2018

Updated on 2018-04-02
Nepal

6.50

Sep 2018

6.50

Aug 2018

5.50

Jul 2005

8.00

Jul 2015

% pa

monthly

Jul 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Netherlands

0.00

Jun 2018

0.00

May 2018

0.00

Jun 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
New Zealand

1.75

Sep 2018

1.75

Aug 2018

1.75

Sep 2018

8.25

Jun 2008

% pa

monthly

Apr 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Nigeria

14.00

Sep 2018

14.00

Aug 2018

6.00

Aug 2010

14.00

Sep 2018

% pa

monthly

Dec 2006 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Norway

0.75

Sep 2018

0.50

Aug 2018

0.50

Aug 2018

11.00

Sep 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Oman

2.60

Jun 2018

2.48

May 2018

1.00

Jul 2016

6.50

Aug 2007

% pa

monthly

May 2007 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-26
Pakistan

8.00

Sep 2018

8.00

Aug 2018

6.25

Dec 2017

20.00

May 1997

% pa

monthly

Feb 1992 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Paraguay

5.25

Sep 2018

5.25

Aug 2018

0.60

Aug 2010

8.25

Oct 2011

% pa

monthly

Jul 2010 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Peru

2.75

Sep 2018

2.75

Aug 2018

1.25

Apr 2010

6.50

Jan 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Philippines

5.00

Sep 2018

4.50

Aug 2018

3.50

Apr 2018

5.00

Sep 2018

% pa

monthly

Jun 2016 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Poland

1.50

Jun 2018

1.50

May 2018

1.50

Jun 2018

6.50

Feb 2005

% pa

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-05
Portugal

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Qatar

5.00

May 2018

5.00

Apr 2018

1.33

Jun 2004

5.50

Mar 2011

% pa

monthly

Mar 2003 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Romania

2.50

Sep 2018

2.50

Aug 2018

1.75

Dec 2017

21.25

May 2004

% pa

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Russia

7.50

Sep 2018

7.25

Aug 2018

5.50

Feb 2014

17.00

Jan 2015

% pa

monthly

Sep 2013 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Saudi Arabia

2.75

Sep 2018

2.50

Aug 2018

1.50

Jul 2004

7.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Serbia

3.00

Sep 2018

3.00

Aug 2018

3.00

Sep 2018

35.66

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Slovakia

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Slovenia

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
South Africa

6.50

Sep 2018

6.50

Aug 2018

5.00

Dec 2013

13.50

May 2003

% pa

monthly

Nov 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Spain

0.00

Sep 2018

0.00

Aug 2018

0.00

Sep 2018

4.75

Apr 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Sri Lanka

7.25

Sep 2018

7.25

Aug 2018

6.00

Jan 2016

20.00

Jan 2001

% pa

monthly

Jan 1997 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Sweden

-0.50

Sep 2018

-0.50

Aug 2018

-0.50

Sep 2018

40.00

Sep 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1987 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Switzerland

-0.79

Sep 2018

-0.73

Aug 2018

-0.79

Sep 2018

3.49

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jun 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-22
Syria

5.00

Feb 2015

5.00

Jan 2015

5.00

Feb 2015

5.00

Feb 2015

% pa

monthly

Jan 1962 - Feb 2015

Updated on 2015-03-08
Taiwan

1.38

Sep 2018

1.38

Aug 2018

1.25

May 2010

14.40

Dec 1961

% pa

monthly

Jul 1961 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Tajikistan

14.00

Jun 2018

14.00

May 2018

4.80

Apr 2014

120.00

Jul 1997

% pa

monthly

Jul 1997 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Thailand

1.50

Sep 2018

1.50

Aug 2018

1.25

Jun 2010

5.00

Dec 2006

% pa

monthly

May 2000 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Tunisia

6.75

Sep 2018

6.75

Aug 2018

3.50

Jul 2012

6.75

Sep 2018

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Turkey

24.00

Sep 2018

17.75

Aug 2018

4.50

Dec 2013

24.00

Sep 2018

% pa

monthly

May 2010 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Ukraine

17.00

Jun 2018

17.00

May 2018

6.50

Mar 2014

300.00

Nov 1994

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
United Arab Emirates

2.50

Sep 2018

2.25

Aug 2018

1.00

Feb 2017

4.50

Nov 2007

% pa

monthly

Nov 2007 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
United Kingdom

0.75

Sep 2018

0.75

Aug 2018

0.25

Oct 2017

17.00

Jun 1980

% pa

monthly

Jun 1972 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
United States

2.18

Sep 2018

1.91

Aug 2018

0.04

Dec 2011

22.00

Dec 1980

% pa

monthly

Jul 1954 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Uruguay

9.25

Sep 2018

9.25

Aug 2018

5.00

Sep 2007

10.00

Feb 2009

% pa

monthly

Sep 2007 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Vietnam

4.25

Sep 2018

4.25

Aug 2018

3.00

Dec 2004

13.00

Feb 2012

% pa

monthly

Aug 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Yemen

16.07

Jan 2015

16.08

Dec 2014

10.74

Nov 2002

28.71

May 1996

% pa

monthly

Dec 1995 - Jan 2015

Updated on 2015-03-15

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257.1

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2016

39.0

2009

257.1

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30,856.8

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Aug 2001

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monthly

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May 2018

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Apr 2018

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monthly

Dec 1996 - May 2018

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May 2018

887

Apr 2018

441

Feb 2006

918

May 2018

GWh

monthly

Sep 2005 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Employed Persons

16,893,500.000

2017

15,995,700.000

2016

10,012,500.000

2008

16,893,500.000

2017

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yearly

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3,285.7

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3,333.4

May 2018

1,027.0

Sep 2002

5,774.3

Jan 2007

Jan1966=100

monthly

Jan 1996 - Jun 2018

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Sep 2018

100.613

Aug 2018

6.900

Dec 1973

105.275

Sep 2015

KES/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Exports: ICT Goods

41,553.432

2013

70,041.138

2010

597.211

2000

70,041.138

2010

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2013

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

53,469.057

2017

59,100.644

2016

17,859.457

2002

73,552.274

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

9,850.546

2017

9,639.949

2016

1,632.700

1999

13,665.478

2011

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

22,790.307

2017

23,835.592

2016

1,173.106

1998

27,042.098

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Exports: Television

1,826.282

2017

2,062.915

2016

74.061

1995

2,898.750

2002

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
External Debt

25,346.8

Jun 2018

25,560.8

May 2018

4,218.8

Dec 1999

25,560.8

May 2018

USD mn

monthly

Sep 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-05
External Debt: % of GDP

30.3

2017

26.4

2016

18.4

2011

30.3

2017

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
External Debt: Short Term

2,225.1

2016

2,618.5

2015

69.0

1970

2,618.5

2015

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

3.1

2016

4.1

2015

2.3

2006

6.1

1997

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

5.000

2023

5.000

2022

1.554

1995

45.979

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-6.975

2023

-6.753

2022

-6.975

2023

1.058

1999

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

9.496

2023

9.648

2022

-10.058

2006

23.913

2011

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

4,761.227

2023

4,531.926

2022

1,018.595

1980

4,761.227

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Expenditure

3,717.759

2023

3,355.137

2022

21.722

1982

3,717.759

2023

KES bn

yearly

1982 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Net Debt

8,134.289

2023

7,438.217

2022

517.142

1998

8,134.289

2023

KES bn

yearly

1998 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Government Revenue

3,054.784

2023

2,727.411

2022

17.463

1982

3,054.784

2023

KES bn

yearly

1982 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

2,427.916

2023

2,292.798

2022

326.994

1993

2,427.916

2023

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Population

54.959

2023

53.519

2022

15.740

1980

54.959

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

6.042

2023

6.485

2022

-1.080

1992

8.402

2010

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-07-12
Foreign Direct Investment

671.5

2017

393.4

2016

0.4

1988

1,491.2

2009

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.9

2017

0.6

2016

0.0

2001

4.0

2009

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Foreign Exchange Reserves

9,460.4

Apr 2018

9,362.0

Mar 2018

897.0

Dec 2000

9,460.4

Apr 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-25
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

10.815

Jun 2018

11.568

Mar 2018

9.258

Dec 2017

14.599

Jun 2014

%

quarterly

Dec 2009 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-10-09
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

6.3

Apr 2018

6.3

Mar 2018

3.0

May 2009

6.3

Apr 2018

NA

monthly

Sep 2005 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-07-25
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-109.836

2017

39.904

2016

-109.836

2017

3,772.260

2014

USD mn

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
GDP Deflator Growth

6.3

Mar 2018

-0.3

Dec 2017

-1.3

Dec 2010

14.2

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
GDP per Capita

1,608.298

2017

1,562.260

2016

746.972

2006

1,608.298

2017

USD

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Gold Production

300.000

2015

200.000

2014

20.000

1992

3,600.000

2012

kg

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2017-09-20
Gold Reserves

0.720

Jan 2018

0.775

Dec 2017

0.000

Jun 2000

27.966

Mar 1997

USD mn

monthly

Sep 1973 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Government Debt: % of GDP

59.0

2017

53.2

2016

39.2

2008

59.0

2017

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

14,130.626

2017

12,194.746

2016

124.040

1964

14,130.626

2017

USD mn

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Gross National Product

74,117.870

2017

70,191.423

2016

764.960

1960

74,117.870

2017

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-29
Gross Savings Rate

6.2

2017

8.4

2016

5.8

2013

11.7

2007

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Imports: ICT Goods

877,089.007

2013

873,664.677

2010

95,527.621

2000

877,089.007

2013

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2013

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

286,645.892

2017

311,517.938

2016

61,781.715

2000

369,312.954

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

101,648.504

2017

98,722.675

2016

17,131.370

2000

111,447.417

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-10
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

296,743.718

2017

481,566.144

2016

31,640.408

1995

562,987.485

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-10-10
Imports: Television

74,997.029

2017

62,441.460

2016

4,561.602

1997

93,092.495

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2018-07-09
Industrial Production Index Growth

-1.1

2017

4.5

2016

-1.1

2017

9.3

2010

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-21
Investment: % of GDP

19.3

2017

17.3

2016

13.1

1964

29.8

1978

%

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Labour Force Participation Rate

65.4

2017

65.4

2016

64.8

2005

73.8

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Labour Productivity Growth

-0.28

2017

0.27

2016

-0.61

2014

2.47

2011

%

yearly

2011 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-28
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

14.900

2017

12.310

2016

8.590

2004

14.900

2017

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Liquid Assets Ratio

42.1

Dec 2017

41.8

Nov 2017

29.1

Feb 2001

45.0

Nov 2012

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-07-25
Long Term Interest Rate

12.97

Dec 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

0.00

Nov 2017

16.13

Jan 2016

% pa

monthly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-07-25
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

32.5

2017

26.8

2016

23.4

2011

87.0

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Minerals Production

453,200.000

2016

445,398.000

2015

51,944.000

2009

453,200.000

2016

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

14,023.041

May 2018

14,085.817

Apr 2018

1,237.577

Feb 1996

14,085.817

Apr 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1995 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-24
Money Supply M2

25,901.594

May 2018

25,692.102

Apr 2018

3,856.633

Aug 2001

25,901.594

May 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1995 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-07-24
Monthly Earnings

556

2017

527

2016

416

2012

556

2017

USD

yearly

2008 - 2017

Updated on 2018-09-21
Motor Vehicle Production

0.000

Dec 2017

0.000

Dec 2016

0.000

Dec 2017

3,080.000

Dec 2013

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,381.473

2015

1,282.898

2014

639.774

2005

1,381.473

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

9,632.000

Dec 2017

8,200.000

Dec 2016

2,000.000

Dec 2011

11,200.000

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

2,253.600

Dec 2017

2,400.000

Dec 2016

800.000

Jun 2016

5,000.000

Dec 2009

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicles Sales

11,886

2017

10,600

2016

5,000

2006

14,100

2015

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

12.1

2017

-24.8

2016

-24.8

2016

58.3

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Nominal GDP

21,019.3

Mar 2018

17,158.0

Dec 2017

8,799.1

Mar 2009

21,019.3

Mar 2018

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Nominal GDP Growth

12.349

Mar 2018

5.016

Dec 2017

5.016

Dec 2017

20.491

Jun 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Non Performing Loans Ratio

8.9

Dec 2017

8.8

Sep 2017

3.5

May 2012

33.4

Nov 2001

%

monthly

Apr 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Non-Performing Loans

2,084.494

Dec 2017

1,998.593

Sep 2017

471.841

Nov 2011

2,084.494

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Apr 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

72,801.000

2016

85,496.000

2015

28,000.000

1965

664,099.000

2009

Unit

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

38,982,188.000

2016

37,715,944.000

2015

0.000

1991

38,982,188.000

2016

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Population

46.6

2017

45.4

2016

6.1

1950

46.6

2017

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Private Consumption Expenditure

60,189.336

2017

56,049.246

2016

564.536

1961

60,189.336

2017

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Private Consumption: % of GDP

79.5

2017

78.4

2016

63.3

1969

87.6

1995

%

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-06-14
Public Consumption Expenditure

10,687.912

2017

9,421.768

2016

86.716

1960

10,687.912

2017

USD mn

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Public Consumption: % of GDP

14.3

2017

13.3

2016

11.0

1960

19.8

1980

%

yearly

1960 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Real GDP Growth

5.9

Mar 2018

5.2

Dec 2017

-0.8

Dec 2012

13.6

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Reserve Requirement Ratio

9.5

Jun 2018

5.3

May 2018

4.5

May 2011

12.0

Sep 2000

%

monthly

Dec 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-24
Short Term Interest Rate

7.87

Jun 2018

7.96

May 2018

0.83

Sep 2003

84.67

Jul 1993

% pa

monthly

Jul 1991 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-24
Tax Revenue

952.895

Jul 2018

12,480.261

Jun 2018

126.882

Jul 2001

12,480.261

Jun 2018

USD mn

monthly

Sep 1999 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-10-25
Teledensity: Fixed Line

0.150

2016

0.181

2015

0.150

2016

1.651

2008

Number

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

80.439

2016

79.845

2015

0.000

1991

80.439

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

28,767.236

Dec 2017

28,377.988

Nov 2017

3,753.759

Aug 2001

28,767.236

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-07-25
Total Exports

506.8

Aug 2018

525.3

Jul 2018

126.9

Oct 1999

587.0

Jul 2015

USD mn

monthly

Aug 1998 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Total Exports Growth

22.4

Aug 2018

-0.1

Jul 2018

-19.3

Oct 2016

62.4

Dec 2008

%

monthly

Aug 1999 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Total Imports

1,489.1

Aug 2018

1,516.9

Jul 2018

185.0

Oct 1999

1,800.4

Sep 2014

USD mn

monthly

Aug 1998 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Total Imports Growth

3.8

Aug 2018

-7.8

Jul 2018

-27.8

Jul 2002

86.4

Aug 2011

%

monthly

Aug 1999 - Aug 2018

Updated on 2018-10-11
Tourism Revenue

1,620

2016

1,596

2015

500

2000

2,004

2012

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Tourism Revenue Growth

1.5

2016

-8.5

2015

-58.7

2000

44.1

2010

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Trade Balance

-991.6

Jul 2018

-887.1

Jun 2018

-1,344.8

Sep 2014

74.5

Oct 1992

USD mn

monthly

Oct 1992 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-09-28
Unemployment Rate

11.47

2017

11.52

2016

10.00

1999

12.17

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Visitor Arrivals

1,363,900

2017

1,268,200

2016

730,700

1992

1,750,009

2011

Person

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
Visitor Arrivals Growth

7.5

2017

13.8

2016

-32.3

2008

29.3

2004

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-26
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