Kenya Tax Revenue: % of GDP

2006 - 2020 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Kenya Tax revenue: % of GDP

  • Kenya Tax revenue: % of GDP was reported at 6.2 % in Dec 2020.
  • This records a decrease from the previous number of 7.4 % for Dec 2019.
  • Kenya Tax revenue: % of GDP data is updated yearly, averaging 7.8 % from Dec 2006 to 2020, with 15 observations.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 8.8 % in 2013 and a record low of 6.2 % in 2020.
  • Kenya Tax revenue: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data.
  • The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Tax Revenue: % of Nominal GDP: Annual: Middle East and Africa.

CEIC calculates annual Tax Revenue as % of Nominal GDP from monthly Tax Revenue and annual Nominal GDP. The Central Bank of Kenya provides year-to-date Tax Revenue in local currency. The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency. Tax Revenue covers Central Government only.

View Kenya's Tax Revenue: % of GDP from 2006 to 2020 in the chart:

Kenya Tax Revenue: % of GDP

What was Kenya's Tax Revenue: % of GDP in 2020?

Kenya Tax revenue: % of GDP was reported at 6.2 % in Dec 2020. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
6.2 2020 7.4 2019 6.2 2020 8.8 2013 % yearly 2006 - 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 19.3 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Algeria (%) 5.8 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Argentina (%) 15.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Armenia (%) 25.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Australia (%) 30.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2022
Austria (%) 26.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (%) 15.4 2020 yearly 1993 - 2020
Bahrain (%) 3.7 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bangladesh (%) 7.9 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Belarus (%) 22.1 Sep 2021 quarterly Mar 2009 - Sep 2021
Belgium (%) 29.7 2021 yearly 1980 - 2021
Bolivia (%) 18.3 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 21.5 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Botswana (%) 31.6 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2007 - Dec 2021
Brazil (%) 16.6 Jun 2022 quarterly Sep 1994 - Jun 2022
Brunei (%) 2.1 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Bulgaria (%) 30.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 16.3 2021 yearly 2013 - 2021
Canada (%) 14.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Chile (%) 20.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
China (%) 11.3 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Jun 2022
Colombia (%) 16.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 25.8 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2019
Cyprus (%) 25.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 17.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 42.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Ecuador (%) 14.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Egypt (%) 5.5 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Estonia (%) 19.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 26.9 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Finland (%) 32.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
France (%) 15.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 28.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2022
Germany (%) 24.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) 9.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Greece (%) 23.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 20.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1979 - Mar 2022
Hungary (%) 25.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 31.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
India (%) 5.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2022
Indonesia (%) 8.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Iran (%) 5.8 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Ireland (%) 15.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 29.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2022
Italy (%) 24.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Ivory Coast (%) 12.0 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Japan (%) 11.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1983 - Mar 2022
Jordan (%) 15.3 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kazakhstan (%) 14.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Kenya (%) 6.2 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
South Korea (%) 12.8 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Kosovo (%) 27.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Kuwait (%) 1.5 2020 yearly 1986 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 34.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Laos (%) 10.0 2021 yearly 2012 - 2021
Latvia (%) 19.7 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Lebanon (%) 10.9 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Lithuania (%) 22.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Luxembourg (%) 26.7 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) 21.6 2020 yearly 2002 - 2020
North Macedonia (%) 19.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 11.7 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Malaysia (%) 16.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2021
Malta (%) 23.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 18.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 16.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2022
Moldova (%) 19.9 2020 yearly 2004 - 2020
Mongolia (%) 28.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 29.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 24.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) 18.4 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Myanmar (%) 4.5 2021 yearly 2005 - 2021
Nepal (%) 19.1 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Netherlands (%) 29.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
New Zealand (%) 31.6 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Norway (%) 35.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Oman (%) 3.6 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Pakistan (%) 5.7 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 21.4 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Panama (%) 7.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Paraguay (%) 9.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 19.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Philippines (%) 14.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1985 - Mar 2022
Poland (%) 16.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 23.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Russia (%) 23.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2022
Serbia (%) 40.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 14.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1987 - Mar 2022
Slovakia (%) 14.6 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2022
Slovenia (%) 20.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 26.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 22.9 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Sri Lanka (%) 7.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2021
Sudan (%) 4.0 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Sweden (%) 22.6 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Switzerland (%) 27.3 2019 yearly 1990 - 2019
Taiwan (%) 16.5 Jun 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Jun 2022
Tajikistan (%) 20.5 2016 yearly 2000 - 2016
Thailand (%) 13.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Tunisia (%) 24.6 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -2.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 14,068.677 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 6.2 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 73,358.7 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 67.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KES bn) 5,190.245 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KES bn) 13,813.335 2027 yearly 1998 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (KES bn) 4,315.443 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: Excise Duty (KES mn) 229,594.491 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Development (KES mn) 440,489.745 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue (KES mn) 1,915,623.584 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax (KES mn) 1,635,894.976 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: VAT (KES mn) 471,724.735 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
Central Government Expenditure: ytd (KES mn) 2,560,239.937 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Recurrent (KES mn) 1,833,254.168 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
Central Government Surplus or Deficit (KES bn) -478.312 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Central Government Debt: Domestic (KES mn) 4,268,660.000 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 7.296 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -911.1 Mar 2022 monthly Oct 1992 - Mar 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 956.6 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 60.2 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1999 - Mar 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 4,331.631 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 117,998.396 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 15,364.292 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,867.8 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 13.9 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1999 - Mar 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 511,040.926 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 171,590.706 2021 yearly 1995 - 2021
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 50.402 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 101.973 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 15.918 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 1998 - Apr 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 312.178 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Imports (KES mn) 213,516.620 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Exports (KES mn) 109,358.260 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Exports: Re-Exports (KES mn) 41,882.270 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Exports: Domestic: Horticulture (KES mn) 11,361.240 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Exports: Domestic: Tea (KES mn) 13,558.640 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Exports: Domestic: Coffee (KES mn) 3,415.520 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Exports: Domestic: Cement (KES mn) 363.620 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Exports: Domestic: Chemicals (KES mn) 6,360.070 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Exports: Uganda (KES mn) 7,681.590 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Exports: Tanzania (KES mn) 5,385.080 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Exports: Netherlands (KES mn) 6,399.160 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Exports: United Kingdom (KES mn) 4,292.690 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Imports: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants and Related Materials (KES mn) 50,645.010 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Imports: Machinery and Transport Equipment (KES mn) 37,937.830 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Imports: Manufactured Goods Classified Chiefly by Materials (KES mn) 39,240.820 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Imports: Food and Live Animals (KES mn) 18,322.660 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Imports: Chemicals (KES mn) 39,283.340 Mar 2022 monthly Aug 1998 - Mar 2022
Imports: United Arab Emirates (KES mn) 36,265.170 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Imports: India (KES mn) 21,434.900 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Imports: South Africa (KES mn) 3,398.830 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Imports: Saudi Arabia (KES mn) 10,726.530 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Imports: Italy (KES mn) 1,641.820 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2022
Imports Volume Index (2009=100) 107.100 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Exports Volume Index (2009=100) 110.800 2019 yearly 2007 - 2019
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 23.5 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -271.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 524.1 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 0.5 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -169.201 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.2 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -269.0 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 99.758 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 36,792.6 May 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - May 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 34.8 2020 yearly 2015 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 2,293.6 2020 yearly 1970 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 2.3 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -7.699 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
KE: IIP: Assets (USD mn) 16,942.231 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
KE: IIP: Liabilities (USD mn) 52,968.195 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
KE: IIP: Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -36,025.964 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
Balance of Payment: Current Account (USD mn) -271.000 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2014 - Mar 2022
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 n.i.e (USD mn) -1,179.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Capital Account n.i.e (USD mn) 72.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
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: Goods: Imports (USD mn) 4,724.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
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) 21.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods (USD mn) -2,897.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (USD mn) 1,859.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account n.i.e (USD mn) -1,005.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
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) 1,622.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments (BoP) (USD mn) 1,059.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services (USD mn) 590.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
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) 498.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports (USD mn) 1,828.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (USD mn) 1,269.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
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) 17.000 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Liabilities (KES mn) 55,787.000 2020 yearly 2009 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 11.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Dec 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 2,674.259 Dec 2019 monthly Apr 2001 - Dec 2019
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 16,096.844 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Feb 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 29,842.845 May 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2022
M2 Growth (%) 5.8 May 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - May 2022
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.3 May 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 8,787.7 May 2022 monthly Dec 2000 - May 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 7.492 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 5.1 May 2022 monthly Sep 2005 - May 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 1.024 Jun 2022 monthly Sep 1973 - Jun 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 36,727.956 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 5.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 43,828.5 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - Feb 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 13.6 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - Apr 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 40,041.045 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1999 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 13.87 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 25.98 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Dec 2020
Money Supply: M3: M2 (KES mn) 3,483,800.000 May 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2022
Money Supply: M3 (KES mn) 4,312,300.000 May 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2022
Money Supply: M3: M2: M1 (KES mn) 1,860,800.000 May 2022 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2022

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