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Gross national income (GNI) in Kenya

GNI of Kenya, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 GNI of Kenya in current prices grew by 60.2 billion US dollars (in 22.7 times) to 63.0 billion US dollars; change occurred by 8.6 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 34.8 million, as well as by 51.6 billion US dollars by increasing of GNI per capita by 1 120.3 US dollars. The average annual growth of GNI of Kenya was 1.3 billion US dollars or 7.2%. The average annual growth of GNI of Kenya in constant prices was 3.9%. Share in the world rose by 0.0031%. Share in Africa increased by 0.29%. Minimal GNI was in 1970 (2.8 billion US dollars). Maximal GNI was in 2015 (63.0 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 GNI per capita in Kenya grew by 1 120.3 US dollars (in 5.5 times) to 1 367.3 US dollars. The average annual growth of GNI per capita in current prices was 24.9 US dollars or 3.9%.

Change of GNI of Kenya described by linear regression model: y=0.96x-1 894.1, where y - estimated value of GNI of Kenya, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.839. Determination rate = 0.705.

GNI of Kenya, 1970

GNI of Kenya in 1970 was equal to 2.8 billion US dollars, ranked 64th in the world and was on par with GNI of Ecuador (2.8 bln. US dollars), GNI of Myanmar (2.8 bln. US dollars), GNI of Viet Nam (2.7 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world GNI was 0.082%.

GNI per capita in Kenya in 1970 was 247.0 US dollars, ranked 126th in the world and was on par with GNI per capita in Cabo Verde (263.9 US dollars), GNI per capita in Swaziland (244.2 US dollars), GNI per capita in Mauritania (239.3 US dollars), GNI per capita in Mauritius (238.7 US dollars), GNI per capita in D.R. of the Congo (237.0 US dollars), GNI per capita in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (234.0 US dollars), GNI per capita in Egypt (232.0 US dollars). GNI per capita in Kenya was less than GNI per capita in the World (926.1 US dollars) by 679.0 US dollars.

Comparison of GNI in Kenya and the neighbors in 1970. GNI of Kenya was greater than GNI of Ethiopia (2.5 billion US dollars), GNI of Tanzania (2.4 billion US dollars), GNI of Uganda (1.4 billion US dollars), GNI of Somalia (0.3 billion US dollars). GNI per capita in Kenya was greater than GNI per capita in Tanzania (179.4 US dollars), GNI per capita in Uganda (149.4 US dollars), GNI per capita in Somalia (92.0 US dollars), GNI per capita in Ethiopia (84.1 US dollars).

Comparison of GNI in Kenya and leaders in 1970. GNI of Kenya was less than GNI of the United States (1 076.9 billion US dollars) in 387.7 times, GNI of Germany (217.3 billion US dollars) in 78.2 times, GNI of Japan (211.2 billion US dollars) in 76.0 times, GNI of the United Kingdom (139.2 billion US dollars) in 50.1 times, GNI of China (91.8 billion US dollars) in 33.0 times. GNI per capita in Kenya was greater than GNI per capita in China (113.6 US dollars) in 2.2 times, but was less than GNI per capita in the United States (5 140.8 US dollars) in 20.8 times, GNI per capita in Germany (2 773.0 US dollars) in 11.2 times, GNI per capita in the United Kingdom (2 503.7 US dollars) in 10.1 times, GNI per capita in Japan (2 037.3 US dollars) in 8.2 times.

Potential GNI of Kenya in 1970. With GNI per capita at the level of the United States (5 140.8 US dollars), GNI of Kenya would be 57.8 billion US dollars, it is in 20.8 times more than the actual level. With GNI per capita at the level of the World (926.1 US dollars), GNI of Kenya would be 10.4 billion US dollars, it is in 3.7 times more than the actual level. With GNI per capita at the level of Africa (293.4 US dollars), GNI of Kenya would be 3.3 billion US dollars, it is by 18.7% more than the actual level.

GNI of Kenya, 2015

GNI of Kenya in 2015 was equal to 63.0 billion US dollars, ranked 71st in the world and was on par with GNI of Dominican Republic (63.7 bln. US dollars), GNI of Myanmar (62.5 bln. US dollars), GNI of Guatemala (62.2 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world GNI was 0.085%.

GNI per capita in Kenya in 2015 was worth 1 367.3 US dollars, ranked 167th in the world and was on par with GNI per capita in Côte d'Ivoire (1 309.4 US dollars), GNI per capita in Ghana (1 302.8 US dollars), GNI per capita in Bangladesh (1 283.8 US dollars). GNI per capita in Kenya was less than GNI per capita in the World (10 128.2 US dollars) by 8 760.9 US dollars.

Comparison of GNI in Kenya and the neighbors in 2015. GNI of Kenya was greater than GNI of Tanzania (44.9 billion US dollars), GNI of Ethiopia (35.3 billion US dollars), GNI of Uganda (24.6 billion US dollars), GNI of Somalia (1.3 billion US dollars). GNI per capita in Kenya was greater than GNI per capita in Tanzania (863.2 US dollars), GNI per capita in Uganda (631.5 US dollars), GNI per capita in Ethiopia (355.1 US dollars), GNI per capita in Somalia (119.0 US dollars).

Comparison of GNI in Kenya and leaders in 2015. GNI of Kenya was less than GNI of the United States (18 496.0 billion US dollars) in 293.8 times, GNI of China (11 172.6 billion US dollars) in 177.5 times, GNI of Japan (4 549.0 billion US dollars) in 72.3 times, GNI of Germany (3 436.8 billion US dollars) in 54.6 times, GNI of the United Kingdom (2 801.7 billion US dollars) in 44.5 times. GNI per capita in Kenya was less than GNI per capita in the United States (57 481.7 US dollars) in 42.0 times, GNI per capita in the United Kingdom (43 291.4 US dollars) in 31.7 times, GNI per capita in Germany (42 593.4 US dollars) in 31.2 times, GNI per capita in Japan (35 939.5 US dollars) in 26.3 times, GNI per capita in China (8 119.3 US dollars) in 5.9 times.

Potential GNI of Kenya in 2015. With GNI per capita at the level of the United States (57 481.7 US dollars), GNI of Kenya would be 2 646.5 billion US dollars, it is in 42.0 times more than the actual level. With GNI per capita at the level of the World (10 128.2 US dollars), GNI of Kenya would be 466.3 billion US dollars, it is in 7.4 times more than the actual level. With GNI per capita at the level of Africa (1 845.9 US dollars), GNI of Kenya would be 85.0 billion US dollars, it is by 35% more than the actual level.

Size of GNI in Kenya

Gross national income (GNI) in Kenya, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices2.811.613.714.339.863.0
constant prices19702.84.66.97.611.715.2
20056.510.816.217.727.335.5
Picture. Kenya: GNI

GNI in Kenya and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Kenya2.811.613.714.339.863.0
Tanzania2.49.46.512.830.544.9
Ethiopia2.55.912.28.026.335.3
Uganda1.43.24.26.619.524.6
Somalia0.320.570.932.01.01.3

GNI in Kenya and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States1 076.92 852.85 922.910 421.315 121.118 496.0
China91.8305.3399.71 200.26 040.411 172.6
Japan211.21 100.23 161.84 957.35 847.34 549.0
Germany217.3955.81 793.81 937.03 484.43 436.8
United Kingdom139.2590.21 097.01 646.42 460.92 801.7
Kenya2.811.613.714.339.863.0

Growth of GNI in Kenya

Picture. Kenya: GNI, growth Picture. Kenya: GNI, growth

GNI per capita in Kenya

Picture. Kenya: GNI per capita Picture. Kenya: GNI per capita

GNI per capita in Kenya and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Kenya247.0715.8585.1461.1987.41 367.3
Tanzania179.4501.0264.1387.9688.1863.2
Uganda149.4256.9243.6278.0587.1631.5
Ethiopia84.1156.7237.1120.6299.4355.1
Somalia92.094.0147.1266.7107.5119.0

GNI per capita in Kenya and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States5 140.812 425.823 424.836 837.448 796.957 481.7
United Kingdom2 503.710 498.019 209.027 967.639 238.643 291.4
Germany2 773.012 228.422 718.323 651.843 320.042 593.4
Japan2 037.39 491.525 863.239 433.445 926.535 939.5
China113.6312.0345.9945.44 504.78 119.3
Kenya247.0715.8585.1461.1987.41 367.3

© Ivan Kushnir

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