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Gross fixed capital formation in Kenya

Fixed capital formation of Kenya, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 fixed capital formation of Kenya in current prices increased by 13.2 billion US dollars (in 34.1 times) to 13.6 billion US dollars; change occurred by 1.2 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 34.8 million, as well as by 12.0 billion US dollars by increasing of fixed capital formation per capita by 260.8 US dollars. The average annual growth of fixed capital formation of Kenya was 0.29 billion US dollars or 8.2%. The average annual growth of fixed capital formation of Kenya in constant prices was 4.1%. Share in the world increased by 0.028%. Share in Africa grew by 0.94%. Minimal fixed capital formation was in 1970 (0.40 billion US dollars). Maximal fixed capital formation was in 2014 (14.1 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 fixed capital formation per capita in Kenya rose by 260.8 US dollars (in 8.3 times) to 296.3 US dollars. The average annual growth of fixed capital formation per capita in current prices was 5.8 US dollars or 4.8%.

Change of fixed capital formation of Kenya described by linear regression model: y=0.21x-407.4, where y - estimated value of fixed capital formation of Kenya, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.803. Determination rate = 0.645.

Fixed capital formation of Kenya, 1970

Fixed capital formation of Kenya in 1970 was 0.40 billion US dollars, ranked 68th in the world and was on par with fixed capital formation of Sri Lanka (0.42 bln. US dollars), fixed capital formation of Uruguay (0.40 bln. US dollars), fixed capital formation of Mozambique (0.38 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world fixed capital formation was 0.046%.

Fixed capital formation per capita in Kenya in 1970 was equal to 35.5 US dollars, ranked 139th in the world and was on par with fixed capital formation per capita in Bolivia (37.3 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Syria (36.0 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Liberia (35.7 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Sri Lanka (33.9 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Paraguay (33.9 US dollars). Fixed capital formation per capita in Kenya was less than fixed capital formation per capita in the World (237.8 US dollars) by 202.3 US dollars.

Comparison of fixed capital formation in Kenya and the neighbors in 1970. Fixed capital formation of Kenya was greater than fixed capital formation of Ethiopia (0.3 billion US dollars), fixed capital formation of Somalia (0.0 billion US dollars), but was less than fixed capital formation of Uganda (0.7 billion US dollars), fixed capital formation of Tanzania (0.6 billion US dollars). Fixed capital formation per capita in Kenya was greater than fixed capital formation per capita in Ethiopia (9.8 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Somalia (9.0 US dollars), but was less than fixed capital formation per capita in Uganda (75.2 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Tanzania (47.0 US dollars).

Comparison of fixed capital formation in Kenya and leaders in 1970. Fixed capital formation of Kenya was less than fixed capital formation of the United States (227.8 billion US dollars) in 570.2 times, fixed capital formation of Japan (78.5 billion US dollars) in 196.4 times, fixed capital formation of Germany (63.0 billion US dollars) in 157.8 times, fixed capital formation of China (23.0 billion US dollars) in 57.5 times, fixed capital formation of India (10.1 billion US dollars) in 25.2 times. Fixed capital formation per capita in Kenya was greater than fixed capital formation per capita in China (28.4 US dollars) by 25%, fixed capital formation per capita in India (18.2 US dollars) by 95.1%, but was less than fixed capital formation per capita in the United States (1 087.4 US dollars) in 30.6 times, fixed capital formation per capita in Germany (804.5 US dollars) in 22.6 times, fixed capital formation per capita in Japan (756.8 US dollars) in 21.3 times.

Potential fixed capital formation of Kenya in 1970. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of the United States (1 087.4 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Kenya would be 12.2 billion US dollars, it is in 30.6 times more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of the World (237.8 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Kenya would be 2.7 billion US dollars, it is in 6.7 times more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of Uganda (75.2 US dollars), as the best neighbor, fixed capital formation of Kenya would be 0.85 billion US dollars, it is in 2.1 times more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of Africa (61.8 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Kenya would be 0.69 billion US dollars, it is by 74% more than the actual level.

Fixed capital formation of Kenya, 2015

Fixed capital formation of Kenya in 2015 was 13.6 billion US dollars, ranked 75th in the world and was on par with fixed capital formation of Dominican Republic (14.3 bln. US dollars), fixed capital formation of Libya (13.0 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world fixed capital formation was 0.073%.

Fixed capital formation per capita in Kenya in 2015 was equal to 296.3 US dollars, ranked 171st in the world and was on par with fixed capital formation per capita in Lesotho (304.7 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Tanzania (302.5 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Solomon Islands (302.0 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Syria (294.0 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Timor-Leste (289.3 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Tajikistan (283.5 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Côte d'Ivoire (281.4 US dollars). Fixed capital formation per capita in Kenya was less than fixed capital formation per capita in the World (2 526.2 US dollars) by 2 229.9 US dollars.

Comparison of fixed capital formation in Kenya and the neighbors in 2015. Fixed capital formation of Kenya was greater than fixed capital formation of Uganda (6.2 billion US dollars), fixed capital formation of Somalia (0.3 billion US dollars), but was less than fixed capital formation of Ethiopia (23.5 billion US dollars), fixed capital formation of Tanzania (15.7 billion US dollars). Fixed capital formation per capita in Kenya was greater than fixed capital formation per capita in Ethiopia (236.9 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Uganda (157.7 US dollars), fixed capital formation per capita in Somalia (24.7 US dollars), but was less than fixed capital formation per capita in Tanzania (302.5 US dollars).

Comparison of fixed capital formation in Kenya and leaders in 2015. Fixed capital formation of Kenya was less than fixed capital formation of China (4 848.8 billion US dollars) in 355.4 times, fixed capital formation of the United States (3 576.6 billion US dollars) in 262.2 times, fixed capital formation of Japan (1 026.9 billion US dollars) in 75.3 times, fixed capital formation of Germany (672.5 billion US dollars) in 49.3 times, fixed capital formation of India (648.4 billion US dollars) in 47.5 times. Fixed capital formation per capita in Kenya was less than fixed capital formation per capita in the United States (11 115.4 US dollars) in 37.5 times, fixed capital formation per capita in Germany (8 334.7 US dollars) in 28.1 times, fixed capital formation per capita in Japan (8 113.5 US dollars) in 27.4 times, fixed capital formation per capita in China (3 523.7 US dollars) in 11.9 times, fixed capital formation per capita in India (494.5 US dollars) by 66.9%.

Potential fixed capital formation of Kenya in 2015. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of the United States (11 115.4 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Kenya would be 511.8 billion US dollars, it is in 37.5 times more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of the World (2 526.2 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Kenya would be 116.3 billion US dollars, it is in 8.5 times more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of Africa (424.9 US dollars), fixed capital formation of Kenya would be 19.6 billion US dollars, it is by 43.4% more than the actual level. With fixed capital formation per capita at the level of Tanzania (302.5 US dollars), as the best neighbor, fixed capital formation of Kenya would be 13.9 billion US dollars, it is by 2.1% more than the actual level.

Size of fixed capital formation in Kenya

Gross fixed capital formation in Kenya, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices0.402.12.22.58.113.6
constant prices19700.400.540.530.751.72.5
20051.62.22.23.17.010.1
Picture. Kenya: fixed capital formation

fixed capital formation in Kenya and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Ethiopia0.290.591.41.87.123.5
Tanzania0.642.23.02.38.915.7
Kenya0.402.12.22.58.113.6
Uganda0.710.300.721.65.06.2
Somalia0.0310.0560.230.420.210.27

fixed capital formation in Kenya and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
China23.089.896.9405.02 744.84 848.8
United States227.8672.41 269.32 369.52 691.13 576.6
Japan78.5362.71 049.01 338.41 215.81 026.9
Germany63.0246.1431.6448.9667.1672.5
India10.140.084.7114.8588.1648.4
Kenya0.402.12.22.58.113.6

Growth of fixed capital formation in Kenya

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

fixed capital formation per capita in Kenya

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

fixed capital formation per capita in Kenya and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Tanzania47.0118.4122.769.4201.0302.5
Kenya35.5127.293.079.9201.6296.3
Ethiopia9.815.828.126.981.0236.9
Uganda75.223.841.368.2149.8157.7
Somalia9.09.236.256.722.324.7

fixed capital formation per capita in Kenya and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States1 087.42 928.75 020.08 375.78 684.411 115.4
Germany804.53 149.05 466.15 481.78 294.28 334.7
Japan756.83 129.18 581.210 646.69 549.38 113.5
China28.491.883.9319.02 046.93 523.7
India18.257.397.3109.0477.8494.5
Kenya35.5127.293.079.9201.6296.3

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