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Kenya

CABRI member since: 2009
Region: East Africa
Currency: Kenyan Shilling (KES)
Population: 44.2 million
Capital: Nairobi
Finance minister: Henry Rotich
Ministry website: www.treasury.go.ke
Fiscal year: July - June
Regional Economic Community: COMESA

Key economic indicators
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
GDP (current KES[billions]) 3,725.92 4,261.15 4,730.8 5,357.67 6,047.77
GDP (%) 3,294.03 3,444.07 3,639.94 3,833.88 4,048.28
GDP growth (%) 6.11 4.56 5.69 5.33 5.59
GDP per capita (current KES) 83,393.07 84,620.8 87,079.87 89,159.92 91,536.55
GDP per capita (%) 94,327.04 104,696.59 113,177.06 124,597.01 136,747.47
Inflation (CPI) (%) 14.02 9.38 5.72 6.88 6.58
General government revenue (% of GDP) 19.46 19.15 19.76 19.93 20.22
General government expenditure (% of GDP) 23.57 24.18 25.47 27.38 28.6
Budget balance (% of GDP) -4.12 -5.03 -5.71 -7.45 -8.38
Primary balance (% of GDP) -2.21 -2.88 -3.31 -4.83 -5.62
General government debt (% of GDP) 43.05 41.69 41.62 47.02 52.69