Find UNdata on Facebook Follow UNdata on Twitter Please send us your feedback

Countries and areas

Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil British Virgin Islands Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cabo Verde Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Channel Islands Chile China China, Hong Kong SAR China, Macao SAR Colombia Comoros Congo Cook Islands Costa Rica Côte d'Ivoire Croatia Cuba Curaçao Cyprus Czech Republic Democratic People's Republic of Korea Democratic Republic of the Congo Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Faeroe Islands Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran (Islamic Republic of) Iraq Ireland Isle of Man Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Lao People's Democratic Republic Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia (Federated States of) Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Republic of Korea Republic of Moldova Réunion Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Saint Helena Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Sint Maarten (Dutch part) Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka State of Palestine Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syrian Arab Republic Tajikistan Thailand The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Timor-Leste Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United Republic of Tanzania United States of America United States Virgin Islands Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Viet Nam Wallis and Futuna Islands Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Summary statistics
Region 2015 Eastern Africa  
Surface area (sq km) 2014 591958  
Population (proj., 000) 2016 47251  
Pop. density (per sq km) 2016 83.0  
Capital city 2015 Nairobi  
Capital city pop. (000) 2015 3915  
Currency 2015 Kenyan Shilling (KES)  
UN membership date 2013 16 December 1963  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2014 60936  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 40000  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 21506  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2014 5.3  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2010 8.4  
GDP growth rate (annual %, const. 2005 prices) 2005 5.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2014 1358.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 991.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 608.4  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2014 29.5 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2010 27.1 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Agriculture (% of GVA) 2005 23.2 Excludes irrigation canals and landscaping care.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2014 18.8 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2010 20.3 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Industry (% of GVA) 2005 22.3 Excludes publishing activities, includes irrigation canals.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2014 51.7 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2010 52.6 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Economy: Services and other activity (% of GVA) 2005 54.5 Excludes repair of personal and household goods. Includes publishing activities and landscaping care.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2014 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2010 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Agriculture (% of employed) 2005 61.1 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2014 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2010 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Industry (% of employed) 2005 6.7 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2014 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2010 ... Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Employment: Services and other (% of employed) 2005 32.2 Data classified according to ISIC Rev. 2.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2014 9.2 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 9.2 Estimate.  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 9.5 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2014 61.9/72.0 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2010 61.0/71.4 Estimate.  
Labour force participation (female/male pop. %) 2005 59.9/69.8 Estimate.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2014 188 Index base: 2007=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 134 Series linked to former series. Break in the time series. Index base: 2007=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 149 Low income group. Nairobi.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 123 2013.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 123  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2014 123 2013.  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 124  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2014 -6339  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -2369  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -252  
Exports (million US$) 2015 5537.0 2013.  
Imports (million US$) 2015 16394.5 2013.  
Balance (million US$) 2015 -10857.5 2013.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2015 Uganda (11.9), United Kingdom (7.9), United Rep. Tanzania (7.7) 2013.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2015 India (18.3), China (12.9), United Arab Emirates (8.3) 2013.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.7  
Urban population (%) 2015 25.6  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 4.3  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 4.4  
Life expectancy at birth (females/males, years) 2010-2015 62.2/59.1  
Total dependency ratio (Pop. aged 0-14 & 65+ per 100 pop. 15-64) 2015 81  
International migrant stock (000/% of total pop.) mid-2015 1084.4/2.4 Including refugees.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2014 1261  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2015 613844  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 52  
Health: Total expenditure (% of GDP) 2014 5.7 In 2014, Kenya revalued its base year from 2002 to 2009, which increased its GDP by 25 per cent in 2013.  
Health: Physicians (per 1 000 pop.) 2013 0.2  
Education: Primary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 111.6/111.2  
Education: Secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100 pop.) 2014 65.2/70.1 2012.  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100 000 pop.) 2014 5.9  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2016 19.7  
Environment
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2014 73.8  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2014 43.4 Estimate.  
Patents: Resident filings (per million pop.) 2014 3.0  
Threatened species 2015 463  
Forested area (% of land area) 2013 7.6 Estimate.  
CO2 emission estimates (000 tons/tons per capita) 2013 13300/0.3  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 719 Estimate.  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2013 20.0 Estimate.  
Terrestrial and marine areas protected (% of total area) 2014 10.6  
Population using improved drinking water sources (urban/rural, %) 2015 81.7/56.8  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (urban/rural, %) 2015 31.2/29.7  
Net Official Development Assistance received (% of GNI) 2014 4.4  
Trade Profile
Copyright © 2016 - Conditions of Use
United Nations Statistics Division
Version v0.14.6 Beta