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Summary statistics
Region Eastern Africa  
Currency Kenya Shilling (KES)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 591958  
Population in 2012 (estimated, 000) 43178  
Population density in 2012 (per square kilometre) 72.9  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Nairobi (3363)  
United Nations membership date 16 December 1963  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2012 40697  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 32181  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 18739  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2012 4.6  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 5.8  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 5.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2012 942.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 786.7  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 523.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2012 938.6  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 783.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 520.6  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2012 20.4  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 20.3  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 18.7  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2012 86.00 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 80.75 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 72.37 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2012 -4253  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -2369  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -252  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2012 167 Index base 2007=100.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 134 Index base 2007=100. Series linked to former series.  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 100 Index base 2007=100. 2007.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 145  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 124  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2012 148  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 125  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 103  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2012 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 6.7 Household income and expenditure survey. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.2.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2012 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 ...  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 61.1 Household income and expenditure survey. The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev.2.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2012 62.0  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 61.5  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 60.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2012 72.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 71.7  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 70.0  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2012 ...  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 1470  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 1399  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2012 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 401  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 347  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2012 71.9  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 61.6  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 13.0  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2012 32.1 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 14.0  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 3.1  
Exports (million US$) 2012 5169.1 2010.  
Imports (million US$) 2012 12092.9 2010.  
Balance (million US$) 2012 -6923.8 2010.  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2012 Uganda (12.7), United Kingdom (9.8), United Rep. Tanzania (8.1) 2010.  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2012 China (12.6), United Arab Emirates (12.1), India (10.8) 2010.  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.7  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 4.4  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.1  
Urban population (%) 2013 24.8  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2013 42.2  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2013 4.7/4.0  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2013 99.6  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 63.5/59.7  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 51.6  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 4.4  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2012 45.5  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 955.5/2.2 Includes refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2013 620148  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2006-2012 6.7  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 86.2/90.4  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 41.2  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 3.3/37.0 Estimates.  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2014 19.1  
Environment
Threatened species 2013 419  
Forested area (% of land area) 2011 6.1  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2010 12417/0.3  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2010 95.0  
Precipitation in the capital city, total mean (millimetres) 1024  
Temperature in the capital city, mean °C (minimum and maximum) 12.0/23.4  
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