Kenya Tax Revenue: % of GDP

2006 - 2019 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Kenya Tax revenue: % of GDP was reported at 7.8 % in Dec 2019. This records an increase from the previous number of 7.7 % for Dec 2018. Kenya Tax revenue: % of GDP data is updated yearly, averaging 7.9 % from Dec 2006 to 2019, with 14 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 8.8 % in 2013 and a record low of 7.5 % in 2006. 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.

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Kenya Tax Revenue: % of GDP

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
7.8 2019 7.7 2018 7.5 2006 8.8 2013 % yearly 2006 - 2019

Tax Revenue: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 18.7 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Algeria (%) 5.8 2018 yearly 1997 - 2018
Argentina (%) 17.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Armenia (%) 26.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2021
Australia (%) 28.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Mar 2021
Austria (%) 28.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2020
Azerbaijan (%) 14.4 2019 yearly 1993 - 2019
Bahrain (%) 2.1 2017 yearly 1990 - 2017
Bangladesh (%) 8.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Belarus (%) 24.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2009 - Dec 2020
Belgium (%) 29.8 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Bolivia (%) 18.3 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 22.7 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Botswana (%) 25.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Jun 2007 - Dec 2020
Brazil (%) 17.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 1994 - Mar 2021
Brunei (%) 1.9 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Bulgaria (%) 33.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2021
Cambodia (%) 19.4 2019 yearly 2013 - 2019
Canada (%) 13.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Mar 2021
Chile (%) 17.8 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
China (%) 4.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Colombia (%) 15.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Croatia (%) 26.6 Dec 2019 quarterly Mar 2015 - Dec 2019
Cyprus (%) 23.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
Czech Republic (%) 20.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1995 - Dec 2020
Denmark (%) 48.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Ecuador (%) 12.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Egypt (%) 5.6 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Estonia (%) 22.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
European Union (%) 26.4 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Finland (%) 30.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
France (%) 15.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Mar 2021
Georgia (%) 20.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Germany (%) 23.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2021
Ghana (%) 9.8 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Jun 2020
Greece (%) 32.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 19.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Sep 1979 - Dec 2020
Hungary (%) 24.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Iceland (%) 35.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
India (%) 8.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1997 - Mar 2021
Indonesia (%) 7.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2021
Iran (%) 6.6 2018 yearly 1996 - 2018
Ireland (%) 20.8 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Israel (%) 16.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Italy (%) 37.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 12.0 2018 yearly 1960 - 2018
Japan (%) 9.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 1983 - Mar 2021
Jordan (%) 15.3 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Kazakhstan (%) 12.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2020
Kenya (%) 7.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
South Korea (%) 14.1 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Kosovo (%) 22.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Kuwait (%) 1.3 2019 yearly 1986 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan (%) 25.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Laos (%) 10.8 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
Latvia (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Lebanon (%) 15.5 2019 yearly 1998 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 21.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Luxembourg (%) 26.7 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Macau SAR, China (%) 29.7 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
North Macedonia (%) 16.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2020
Malawi (%) 17.3 2019 yearly 2009 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 10.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Mar 2021
Malta (%) 25.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2020
Mauritius (%) 20.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2010 - Dec 2020
Mexico (%) 16.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1993 - Mar 2021
Moldova (%) 19.0 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Mongolia (%) 21.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
Montenegro (%) 20.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2012 - Dec 2020
Morocco (%) 19.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Jun 2020
Mozambique (%) 18.4 2016 yearly 1996 - 2016
Myanmar (%) 6.5 2017 yearly 2005 - 2017
Nepal (%) 21.7 2018 yearly 2001 - 2018
Netherlands (%) 26.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
New Zealand (%) 29.2 2020 yearly 1999 - 2020
Norway (%) 27.3 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2021
Oman (%) 4.1 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Pakistan (%) 5.9 2020 yearly 2000 - 2020
Palestinian Territory (%) 19.0 2019 yearly 2005 - 2019
Panama (%) 7.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2007 - Dec 2020
Paraguay (%) 9.7 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Peru (%) 16.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Mar 2021
Philippines (%) 14.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1985 - Mar 2021
Poland (%) 16.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Portugal (%) 26.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Russia (%) 20.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2020
Serbia (%) 38.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Singapore (%) 16.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1987 - Mar 2021
Slovakia (%) 13.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Slovenia (%) 20.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2021
South Africa (%) 25.2 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2020
Spain (%) 22.3 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Sri Lanka (%) 7.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Sudan (%) 5.8 2019 yearly 2001 - 2019
Sweden (%) 22.0 2019 yearly 1995 - 2019
Switzerland (%) 26.9 2018 yearly 1990 - 2018
Taiwan (%) 8.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2021
Tajikistan (%) 20.5 2016 yearly 2000 - 2016
Thailand (%) 13.4 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Tunisia (%) 24.6 2020 yearly 1991 - 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) 11,007.164 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 67,022.1 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Mar 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 Expenditure: ytd (KES mn) 2,032,410.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue (KES mn) 1,420,570.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax (KES mn) 1,188,170.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: VAT (KES mn) 330,640.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Recurrent (KES mn) 1,383,890.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: Excise Duty (KES mn) 180,650.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Development (KES mn) 399,470.000 Apr 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2021
Central Government Surplus or Deficit (KES bn) -478.312 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 7.682 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) -954.1 Apr 2021 monthly Oct 1992 - Apr 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 545.3 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 36.2 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1999 - Apr 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) 1,499.3 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 35.1 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1999 - Apr 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) 161,847.410 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports (KES mn) 58,861.730 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Re-Exports (KES mn) 5,485.800 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Domestic: Horticulture (KES mn) 11,619.830 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Domestic: Tea (KES mn) 11,575.750 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Domestic: Cement (KES mn) 107.510 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Domestic: Coffee (KES mn) 2,399.730 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Domestic: Chemicals (KES mn) 4,398.260 Apr 2021 monthly Aug 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: United Kingdom (KES mn) 3,098.560 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Uganda (KES mn) 7,472.480 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Netherlands (KES mn) 4,757.710 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
Exports: Tanzania (KES mn) 3,020.250 Apr 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2021
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) 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) 34,424.3 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1999 - Mar 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: Liabilities (USD mn) 52,968.195 2018 yearly 2008 - 2018
KE: IIP: Assets (USD mn) 16,942.231 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) 3,638.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
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) 40.000 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: Capital Account n.i.e (USD mn) 36.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
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 (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: 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 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: Current Account: Services: Credit (USD mn) 848.000 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: 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) 1,235.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
Balance of Payments (BoP) (USD mn) 1,023.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
BoP: Current Account: Services (USD mn) -25.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2015 - Sep 2020
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) 445.000 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) 16,049.340 May 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 30,617.440 May 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2021
M2 Growth (%) 6.9 May 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - May 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) 1.013 Mar 2021 monthly Sep 1973 - Mar 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) 41,490.6 May 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 19.2 May 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - May 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: M2: M1 (KES mn) 1,726,767.726 May 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2021
Money Supply: M3 (KES mn) 4,039,609.050 May 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2021
Money Supply: M3: M2 (KES mn) 3,294,167.132 May 2021 monthly Dec 1995 - May 2021
Gross Loans and Advances: Total NPLs and Advances (KES bn) 271.000 Dec 2019 monthly Apr 2001 - Dec 2019

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