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Construction in Kenya

Construction of Kenya, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 construction of Kenya in current prices rose by 3.0 billion US dollars (in 34.1 times) to 3.1 billion US dollars; change occurred by 0.28 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 34.8 million, as well as by 2.7 billion US dollars by increasing of construction per capita by 58.4 US dollars. The average annual growth of construction of Kenya was 0.066 billion US dollars or 8.2%. The average annual growth of construction of Kenya in constant prices was 3.9%. Share in the world increased by 0.034%. Share in Africa grew by 0.88%. Minimal construction was in 1970 (0.090 billion US dollars). Maximal construction was in 2015 (3.1 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 construction per capita in Kenya grew by 58.4 US dollars (in 8.3 times) to 66.3 US dollars. The average annual growth of construction per capita in current prices was 1.3 US dollars or 4.8%.

Construction of Kenya, 1970

Construction of Kenya in 1970 was 0.090 billion US dollars, ranked 75th in the world and was on par with construction of Viet Nam (0.088 bln. US dollars), construction of Bolivia (0.084 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world construction was 0.042%.

Construction per capita in Kenya in 1970 was 8.0 US dollars, ranked 143rd in the world and was on par with construction per capita in Botswana (8.5 US dollars), construction per capita in Liberia (8.2 US dollars), construction per capita in Syria (8.1 US dollars), construction per capita in Vanuatu (7.8 US dollars), construction per capita in Tanzania (7.6 US dollars), construction per capita in Solomon Islands (7.5 US dollars). Construction per capita in Kenya was less than construction per capita in the World (58.4 US dollars) by 50.5 US dollars.

Comparison of construction in Kenya and the neighbors in 1970. Construction of Kenya was greater than construction of Uganda (0.0 billion US dollars), construction of Somalia (0.0 billion US dollars), but was less than construction of Ethiopia (0.1 billion US dollars), construction of Tanzania (0.1 billion US dollars). Construction per capita in Kenya was greater than construction per capita in Tanzania (7.6 US dollars), construction per capita in Somalia (5.2 US dollars), construction per capita in Ethiopia (3.6 US dollars), construction per capita in Uganda (3.3 US dollars).

Comparison of construction in Kenya and leaders in 1970. Construction of Kenya was less than construction of the United States (51.8 billion US dollars) in 578.1 times, construction of Japan (15.4 billion US dollars) in 171.4 times, construction of the United Kingdom (8.4 billion US dollars) in 93.5 times, construction of China (3.4 billion US dollars) in 38.3 times, construction of India (2.8 billion US dollars) in 31.5 times. Construction per capita in Kenya was greater than construction per capita in India (5.1 US dollars) by 56%, construction per capita in China (4.2 US dollars) by 87.7%, but was less than construction per capita in the United States (247.5 US dollars) in 31.0 times, construction per capita in the United Kingdom (150.7 US dollars) in 18.9 times, construction per capita in Japan (148.2 US dollars) in 18.6 times.

Potential construction of Kenya in 1970. With construction per capita at the level of the United States (247.5 US dollars), construction of Kenya would be 2.8 billion US dollars, it is in 31.0 times more than the actual level. With construction per capita at the level of the World (58.4 US dollars), construction of Kenya would be 0.66 billion US dollars, it is in 7.3 times more than the actual level. With construction per capita at the level of Africa (16.6 US dollars), construction of Kenya would be 0.19 billion US dollars, it is in 2.1 times more than the actual level.

Construction of Kenya, 2015

Construction of Kenya in 2015 was worth 3.1 billion US dollars, ranked 79th in the world and was on par with construction of Lebanon (3.2 bln. US dollars), construction of Turkmenistan (3.1 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world construction was 0.076%.

Construction per capita in Kenya in 2015 was equal to 66.3 US dollars, ranked 175th in the world and was on par with construction per capita in South Sudan (70.1 US dollars), construction per capita in Vanuatu (69.8 US dollars), construction per capita in Lesotho (69.4 US dollars), construction per capita in Libya (65.7 US dollars). Construction per capita in Kenya was less than construction per capita in the World (550.1 US dollars) by 483.8 US dollars.

Comparison of construction in Kenya and the neighbors in 2015. Construction of Kenya was greater than construction of Uganda (1.8 billion US dollars), construction of Somalia (0.0 billion US dollars), but was less than construction of Tanzania (6.2 billion US dollars), construction of Ethiopia (6.1 billion US dollars). Construction per capita in Kenya was greater than construction per capita in Ethiopia (61.0 US dollars), construction per capita in Uganda (47.1 US dollars), construction per capita in Somalia (4.6 US dollars), but was less than construction per capita in Tanzania (119.4 US dollars).

Comparison of construction in Kenya and leaders in 2015. Construction of Kenya was less than construction of China (747.4 billion US dollars) in 244.7 times, construction of the United States (732.1 billion US dollars) in 239.7 times, construction of Japan (257.6 billion US dollars) in 84.4 times, construction of India (158.5 billion US dollars) in 51.9 times, construction of the United Kingdom (155.7 billion US dollars) in 51.0 times. Construction per capita in Kenya was less than construction per capita in the United Kingdom (2 406.5 US dollars) in 36.3 times, construction per capita in the United States (2 275.2 US dollars) in 34.3 times, construction per capita in Japan (2 035.5 US dollars) in 30.7 times, construction per capita in China (543.2 US dollars) in 8.2 times, construction per capita in India (120.9 US dollars) by 82.2%.

Potential construction of Kenya in 2015. With construction per capita at the level of the United Kingdom (2 406.5 US dollars), construction of Kenya would be 110.8 billion US dollars, it is in 36.3 times more than the actual level. With construction per capita at the level of the World (550.1 US dollars), construction of Kenya would be 25.3 billion US dollars, it is in 8.3 times more than the actual level. With construction per capita at the level of Tanzania (119.4 US dollars), as the best neighbor, construction of Kenya would be 5.5 billion US dollars, it is by 80% more than the actual level. With construction per capita at the level of Africa (109.4 US dollars), construction of Kenya would be 5.0 billion US dollars, it is by 64.9% more than the actual level.

Size of construction in Kenya

Construction in Kenya, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices0.0900.360.370.421.83.1
constant prices19700.0900.130.160.170.310.49
20050.390.580.680.751.42.2
Picture. Kenya: construction

construction in Kenya and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Tanzania0.100.280.340.682.46.2
Ethiopia0.110.210.280.311.06.1
Kenya0.0900.360.370.421.83.1
Uganda0.0310.0680.120.311.11.8
Somalia0.0180.0150.0360.0780.0400.049

construction in Kenya and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
China3.413.118.066.8402.6747.4
United States51.8130.8250.5462.3541.6732.1
Japan15.497.2297.2348.3309.4257.6
India2.88.417.727.9140.9158.5
United Kingdom8.436.171.887.0124.8155.7
Kenya0.0900.360.370.421.83.1
Picture. Kenya: share of construction in economy

Growth of construction in Kenya

Picture. Kenya: construction, growth Picture. Kenya: construction, growth

construction per capita in Kenya

Picture. Kenya: construction per capita Picture. Kenya: construction per capita

construction per capita in Kenya and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Tanzania7.615.213.620.554.9119.4
Kenya8.022.416.013.544.766.3
Ethiopia3.65.55.64.612.061.0
Uganda3.35.46.712.934.547.1
Somalia5.22.55.710.64.14.6

construction per capita in Kenya and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
United Kingdom150.7642.21 257.91 477.31 989.32 406.5
United States247.5569.7990.91 634.21 747.82 275.2
Japan148.2838.42 431.12 770.42 429.92 035.5
China4.213.415.652.7300.3543.2
India5.112.120.426.5114.5120.9
Kenya8.022.416.013.544.766.3

© Ivan Kushnir

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