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Government consumption expenditure in Kenya

Government expenditure of Kenya, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 government expenditure of Kenya in current prices rose by 8.9 billion US dollars (in 28.4 times) to 9.2 billion US dollars; change occurred by 1.0 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 34.8 million, as well as by 7.9 billion US dollars by increasing of government expenditure per capita by 170.8 US dollars. The average annual growth of government expenditure of Kenya was 0.20 billion US dollars or 7.7%. The average annual growth of government expenditure of Kenya in constant prices was 5.3%. Share in the world grew by 0.015%. Share in Africa grew by 1.1%. Minimal government expenditure was in 1970 (0.32 billion US dollars). Maximal government expenditure was in 2015 (9.2 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 government expenditure per capita in Kenya increased by 170.8 US dollars (in 6.9 times) to 199.6 US dollars. The average annual growth of government expenditure per capita in current prices was 3.8 US dollars or 4.4%.

Change of government expenditure of Kenya described by linear regression model: y=0.14x-277.6, where y - estimated value of government expenditure of Kenya, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.833. Determination rate = 0.693.

Government expenditure of Kenya, 1970

Government expenditure of Kenya in 1970 was 0.32 billion US dollars, ranked 64th in the world and was on par with government expenditure of Papua New Guinea (0.33 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Zimbabwe (0.31 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Syria (0.30 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world government expenditure was 0.060%.

Government expenditure per capita in Kenya in 1970 was worth 28.8 US dollars, ranked 139th in the world and was on par with government expenditure per capita in Central African Republic (30.3 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Mongolia (29.3 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Paraguay (28.4 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in South Korea (28.3 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Cameroon (28.2 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Ghana (26.9 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Belize (26.9 US dollars). Government expenditure per capita in Kenya was less than government expenditure per capita in the World (145.7 US dollars) by 116.9 US dollars.

Comparison of government expenditure in Kenya and the neighbors in 1970. Government expenditure of Kenya was greater than government expenditure of Tanzania (0.3 billion US dollars), government expenditure of Ethiopia (0.3 billion US dollars), government expenditure of Uganda (0.2 billion US dollars), government expenditure of Somalia (0.0 billion US dollars). Government expenditure per capita in Kenya was greater than government expenditure per capita in Tanzania (20.9 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Uganda (18.4 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Somalia (10.3 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Ethiopia (8.4 US dollars).

Comparison of government expenditure in Kenya and leaders in 1970. Government expenditure of Kenya was less than government expenditure of the United States (194.4 billion US dollars) in 601.1 times, government expenditure of Germany (34.7 billion US dollars) in 107.3 times, government expenditure of France (25.1 billion US dollars) in 77.6 times, government expenditure of Japan (23.1 billion US dollars) in 71.4 times, government expenditure of China (10.1 billion US dollars) in 31.3 times. Government expenditure per capita in Kenya was greater than government expenditure per capita in China (12.5 US dollars) in 2.3 times, but was less than government expenditure per capita in the United States (928.0 US dollars) in 32.3 times, government expenditure per capita in France (482.5 US dollars) in 16.8 times, government expenditure per capita in Germany (442.9 US dollars) in 15.4 times, government expenditure per capita in Japan (222.7 US dollars) in 7.7 times.

Potential government expenditure of Kenya in 1970. With government expenditure per capita at the level of the United States (928.0 US dollars), government expenditure of Kenya would be 10.4 billion US dollars, it is in 32.3 times more than the actual level. With government expenditure per capita at the level of the World (145.7 US dollars), government expenditure of Kenya would be 1.6 billion US dollars, it is in 5.1 times more than the actual level. With government expenditure per capita at the level of Africa (56.4 US dollars), government expenditure of Kenya would be 0.63 billion US dollars, it is by 96% more than the actual level.

Government expenditure of Kenya, 2015

Government expenditure of Kenya in 2015 was worth 9.2 billion US dollars, ranked 73rd in the world and was on par with government expenditure of Myanmar (9.8 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Croatia (9.6 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Costa Rica (9.6 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Luxembourg (9.5 bln. US dollars), government expenditure of Puerto Rico (9.2 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world government expenditure was 0.075%.

Government expenditure per capita in Kenya in 2015 was worth 199.6 US dollars, ranked 167th in the world and was on par with government expenditure per capita in Zambia (201.5 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Kyrgyzstan (193.7 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Congo (192.9 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Côte d'Ivoire (192.0 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Comoros (191.9 US dollars). Government expenditure per capita in Kenya was less than government expenditure per capita in the World (1 659.0 US dollars) by 1 459.5 US dollars.

Comparison of government expenditure in Kenya and the neighbors in 2015. Government expenditure of Kenya was greater than government expenditure of Tanzania (6.3 billion US dollars), government expenditure of Ethiopia (5.4 billion US dollars), government expenditure of Uganda (2.3 billion US dollars), government expenditure of Somalia (0.1 billion US dollars). Government expenditure per capita in Kenya was greater than government expenditure per capita in Tanzania (120.1 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Uganda (60.0 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Ethiopia (54.3 US dollars), government expenditure per capita in Somalia (10.8 US dollars).

Comparison of government expenditure in Kenya and leaders in 2015. Government expenditure of Kenya was less than government expenditure of the United States (2 604.9 billion US dollars) in 283.5 times, government expenditure of China (1 521.6 billion US dollars) in 165.6 times, government expenditure of Japan (870.2 billion US dollars) in 94.7 times, government expenditure of Germany (647.4 billion US dollars) in 70.5 times, government expenditure of France (578.7 billion US dollars) in 63.0 times. Government expenditure per capita in Kenya was less than government expenditure per capita in France (8 685.8 US dollars) in 43.5 times, government expenditure per capita in the United States (8 095.5 US dollars) in 40.6 times, government expenditure per capita in Germany (8 022.9 US dollars) in 40.2 times, government expenditure per capita in Japan (6 875.3 US dollars) in 34.5 times, government expenditure per capita in China (1 105.8 US dollars) in 5.5 times.

Potential government expenditure of Kenya in 2015. With government expenditure per capita at the level of France (8 685.8 US dollars), government expenditure of Kenya would be 399.9 billion US dollars, it is in 43.5 times more than the actual level. With government expenditure per capita at the level of the World (1 659.0 US dollars), government expenditure of Kenya would be 76.4 billion US dollars, it is in 8.3 times more than the actual level. With government expenditure per capita at the level of Africa (291.2 US dollars), government expenditure of Kenya would be 13.4 billion US dollars, it is by 45.9% more than the actual level.

Size of government expenditure in Kenya

Government consumption expenditure in Kenya, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices0.321.71.91.85.79.2
constant prices19700.320.730.891.62.33.3
20050.581.31.62.84.16.0
Picture. Kenya: government expenditure

government expenditure in Kenya and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Kenya0.321.71.91.85.79.2
Tanzania0.281.10.621.54.66.3
Ethiopia0.250.902.21.52.45.4
Uganda0.170.480.430.962.32.3
Somalia0.0350.0790.100.180.0940.12

government expenditure in Kenya and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States194.4454.9948.01 444.22 522.22 604.9
China10.142.053.7201.5782.01 521.6
Japan23.1158.4426.8823.61 111.0870.2
Germany34.7196.4334.8363.9653.4647.4
France25.1147.0267.2302.2630.7578.7
Kenya0.321.71.91.85.79.2

Growth of government expenditure in Kenya

Picture. Kenya: government expenditure, growth Picture. Kenya: government expenditure, growth

government expenditure per capita in Kenya

Picture. Kenya: government expenditure per capita Picture. Kenya: government expenditure per capita

government expenditure per capita in Kenya and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Kenya28.8105.080.858.4140.5199.6
Tanzania20.959.724.844.3103.2120.1
Uganda18.438.024.740.268.860.0
Ethiopia8.423.943.223.127.554.3
Somalia10.313.016.223.99.810.8

government expenditure per capita in Kenya and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
France482.52 657.04 566.94 933.59 689.88 685.8
United States928.01 981.43 749.35 104.98 139.38 095.5
Germany442.92 512.24 239.84 444.08 123.28 022.9
Japan222.71 366.63 491.66 551.78 726.46 875.3
China12.543.046.4158.7583.11 105.8
Kenya28.8105.080.858.4140.5199.6

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