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Gross capital formation in Kenya

Capital formation of Kenya, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 capital formation of Kenya in current prices rose by 13.0 billion US dollars (in 28.9 times) to 13.4 billion US dollars; change occurred by 1.4 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 34.8 million, as well as by 11.5 billion US dollars by increasing of capital formation per capita by 250.6 US dollars. The average annual growth of capital formation of Kenya was 0.29 billion US dollars or 7.8%. The average annual growth of capital formation of Kenya in constant prices was 3.8%. Share in the world grew by 0.020%. Share in Africa increased by 0.65%. Minimal capital formation was in 1970 (0.47 billion US dollars). Maximal capital formation was in 2014 (13.8 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 capital formation per capita in Kenya rose by 250.6 US dollars (in 7.1 times) to 292.0 US dollars. The average annual growth of capital formation per capita in current prices was 5.6 US dollars or 4.4%.

Change of capital formation of Kenya described by linear regression model: y=0.20x-404.5, where y - estimated value of capital formation of Kenya, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.803. Determination rate = 0.645.

Capital formation of Kenya, 1970

Capital formation of Kenya in 1970 was 0.47 billion US dollars, ranked 66th in the world and was on par with capital formation of Uruguay (0.46 bln. US dollars), capital formation of Jamaica (0.44 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world capital formation was 0.050%.

Capital formation per capita in Kenya in 1970 was equal to 41.4 US dollars, ranked 135th in the world and was on par with capital formation per capita in Jordan (44.1 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Sao Tome and Principe (42.2 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Mozambique (41.4 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Djibouti (40.6 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Liberia (39.5 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Grenada (38.6 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Kiribati (38.5 US dollars). Capital formation per capita in Kenya was less than capital formation per capita in the World (250.8 US dollars) by 209.5 US dollars.

Comparison of capital formation in Kenya and the neighbors in 1970. Capital formation of Kenya was greater than capital formation of Ethiopia (0.3 billion US dollars), capital formation of Somalia (0.0 billion US dollars), but was less than capital formation of Tanzania (0.7 billion US dollars), capital formation of Uganda (0.6 billion US dollars). Capital formation per capita in Kenya was greater than capital formation per capita in Somalia (14.0 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Ethiopia (9.8 US dollars), but was less than capital formation per capita in Uganda (61.9 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Tanzania (49.6 US dollars).

Comparison of capital formation in Kenya and leaders in 1970. Capital formation of Kenya was less than capital formation of the United States (229.8 billion US dollars) in 493.9 times, capital formation of Japan (86.5 billion US dollars) in 186.0 times, capital formation of Germany (69.8 billion US dollars) in 150.1 times, capital formation of China (31.0 billion US dollars) in 66.7 times, capital formation of India (12.2 billion US dollars) in 26.2 times. Capital formation per capita in Kenya was greater than capital formation per capita in China (38.4 US dollars) by 7.7%, capital formation per capita in India (22.1 US dollars) by 87%, but was less than capital formation per capita in the United States (1 097.0 US dollars) in 26.5 times, capital formation per capita in Germany (891.0 US dollars) in 21.5 times, capital formation per capita in Japan (834.7 US dollars) in 20.2 times.

Potential capital formation of Kenya in 1970. With capital formation per capita at the level of the United States (1 097.0 US dollars), capital formation of Kenya would be 12.3 billion US dollars, it is in 26.5 times more than the actual level. With capital formation per capita at the level of the World (250.8 US dollars), capital formation of Kenya would be 2.8 billion US dollars, it is in 6.1 times more than the actual level. With capital formation per capita at the level of Africa (66.5 US dollars), capital formation of Kenya would be 0.75 billion US dollars, it is by 60.7% more than the actual level. With capital formation per capita at the level of Uganda (61.9 US dollars), as the best neighbor, capital formation of Kenya would be 0.70 billion US dollars, it is by 49.7% more than the actual level.

Capital formation of Kenya, 2015

Capital formation of Kenya in 2015 was equal to 13.4 billion US dollars, ranked 75th in the world and was on par with capital formation of Ukraine (13.9 bln. US dollars), capital formation of Libya (13.0 bln. US dollars), capital formation of Tanzania (12.7 bln. US dollars), capital formation of Lebanon (12.6 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world capital formation was 0.071%.

Capital formation per capita in Kenya in 2015 was equal to 292.0 US dollars, ranked 173rd in the world and was on par with capital formation per capita in Ukraine (309.8 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Lesotho (308.4 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Timor-Leste (295.7 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Tajikistan (287.1 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Côte d'Ivoire (285.0 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Nepal (281.1 US dollars). Capital formation per capita in Kenya was less than capital formation per capita in the World (2 585.6 US dollars) by 2 293.6 US dollars.

Comparison of capital formation in Kenya and the neighbors in 2015. Capital formation of Kenya was greater than capital formation of Tanzania (12.7 billion US dollars), capital formation of Uganda (6.3 billion US dollars), capital formation of Somalia (0.3 billion US dollars), but was less than capital formation of Ethiopia (23.5 billion US dollars). Capital formation per capita in Kenya was greater than capital formation per capita in Tanzania (244.5 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Ethiopia (236.9 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Uganda (160.3 US dollars), capital formation per capita in Somalia (24.8 US dollars).

Comparison of capital formation in Kenya and leaders in 2015. Capital formation of Kenya was less than capital formation of China (5 027.2 billion US dollars) in 373.9 times, capital formation of the United States (3 670.0 billion US dollars) in 273.0 times, capital formation of Japan (1 047.9 billion US dollars) in 77.9 times, capital formation of India (685.0 billion US dollars) in 51.0 times, capital formation of Germany (647.3 billion US dollars) in 48.1 times. Capital formation per capita in Kenya was less than capital formation per capita in the United States (11 405.6 US dollars) in 39.1 times, capital formation per capita in Japan (8 279.1 US dollars) in 28.4 times, capital formation per capita in Germany (8 021.7 US dollars) in 27.5 times, capital formation per capita in China (3 653.4 US dollars) in 12.5 times, capital formation per capita in India (522.4 US dollars) by 78.9%.

Potential capital formation of Kenya in 2015. With capital formation per capita at the level of the United States (11 405.6 US dollars), capital formation of Kenya would be 525.1 billion US dollars, it is in 39.1 times more than the actual level. With capital formation per capita at the level of the World (2 585.6 US dollars), capital formation of Kenya would be 119.0 billion US dollars, it is in 8.9 times more than the actual level. With capital formation per capita at the level of Africa (442.8 US dollars), capital formation of Kenya would be 20.4 billion US dollars, it is by 51.6% more than the actual level.

Size of capital formation in Kenya

Gross capital formation in Kenya, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices0.472.42.42.68.313.4
constant prices19700.470.620.580.831.92.5
20051.82.42.23.27.09.4
Picture. Kenya: capital formation

capital formation in Kenya and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Ethiopia0.290.591.41.87.123.5
Kenya0.472.42.42.68.313.4
Tanzania0.682.33.12.48.512.7
Uganda0.580.300.821.65.06.3
Somalia0.0480.0520.230.420.210.27

capital formation in Kenya and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
China31.0108.3137.0417.12 904.75 027.2
United States229.8666.11 283.82 424.02 752.63 670.0
Japan86.5371.81 074.51 334.61 214.01 047.9
India12.244.995.8119.2655.8685.0
Germany69.8255.7435.1466.5670.6647.3
Kenya0.472.42.42.68.313.4

Growth of capital formation in Kenya

Picture. Kenya: capital formation, growth Picture. Kenya: capital formation, growth

capital formation per capita in Kenya

Picture. Kenya: capital formation per capita Picture. Kenya: capital formation per capita

capital formation per capita in Kenya and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Kenya41.4149.7101.184.9205.7292.0
Tanzania49.6125.5127.173.4191.3244.5
Ethiopia9.815.828.126.981.0236.9
Uganda61.923.846.969.3151.6160.3
Somalia14.08.637.156.922.324.8

capital formation per capita in Kenya and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States1 097.02 901.35 077.48 568.58 882.911 405.6
Japan834.73 207.78 789.710 616.59 534.98 279.1
Germany891.03 271.85 510.25 696.18 337.58 021.7
China38.4110.7118.6328.52 166.23 653.4
India22.164.4110.1113.3532.8522.4
Kenya41.4149.7101.184.9205.7292.0

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