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Household consumption expenditure in Kenya

Household expenditure of Kenya, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 household expenditure of Kenya in current prices rose by 48.6 billion US dollars (in 29.4 times) to 50.3 billion US dollars; change occurred by 5.3 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 34.8 million, as well as by 43.3 billion US dollars by increasing of household expenditure per capita by 940.2 US dollars. The average annual growth of household expenditure of Kenya was 1.1 billion US dollars or 7.8%. The average annual growth of household expenditure of Kenya in constant prices was 4.1%. Share in the world rose by 0.030%. Share in Africa increased by 0.49%. Minimal household expenditure was in 1970 (1.7 billion US dollars). Maximal household expenditure was in 2015 (50.3 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 household expenditure per capita in Kenya rose by 940.2 US dollars (in 7.2 times) to 1 092.3 US dollars. The average annual growth of household expenditure per capita in current prices was 20.9 US dollars or 4.5%.

Change of household expenditure of Kenya described by linear regression model: y=0.79x-1 565.7, where y - estimated value of household expenditure of Kenya, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.844. Determination rate = 0.712.

Household expenditure of Kenya, 1970

Household expenditure of Kenya in 1970 was 1.7 billion US dollars, ranked 68th in the world and was on par with household expenditure of Uruguay (1.8 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Angola (1.8 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Saudi Arabia (1.7 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Lebanon (1.7 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world household expenditure was 0.087%.

Household expenditure per capita in Kenya in 1970 was 152.1 US dollars, ranked 137th in the world and was on par with household expenditure per capita in Mauritius (161.1 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Bhutan (155.1 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Egypt (153.2 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Sierra Leone (145.5 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Belize (145.3 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Afghanistan (141.6 US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Kenya was less than household expenditure per capita in the World (531.2 US dollars) by 379.1 US dollars.

Comparison of household expenditure in Kenya and the neighbors in 1970. Household expenditure of Kenya was greater than household expenditure of Tanzania (1.5 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Uganda (0.9 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Somalia (0.3 billion US dollars), but was less than household expenditure of Ethiopia (2.0 billion US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Kenya was greater than household expenditure per capita in Tanzania (110.4 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Uganda (94.8 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Somalia (79.9 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia (67.1 US dollars).

Comparison of household expenditure in Kenya and leaders in 1970. Household expenditure of Kenya was less than household expenditure of the United States (647.7 billion US dollars) in 378.8 times, household expenditure of Germany (120.2 billion US dollars) in 70.3 times, household expenditure of Japan (99.6 billion US dollars) in 58.2 times, household expenditure of the United Kingdom (86.2 billion US dollars) in 50.4 times, household expenditure of China (49.0 billion US dollars) in 28.7 times. Household expenditure per capita in Kenya was greater than household expenditure per capita in China (60.7 US dollars) in 2.5 times, but was less than household expenditure per capita in the United States (3 091.9 US dollars) in 20.3 times, household expenditure per capita in the United Kingdom (1 550.2 US dollars) in 10.2 times, household expenditure per capita in Germany (1 534.5 US dollars) in 10.1 times, household expenditure per capita in Japan (960.6 US dollars) in 6.3 times.

Potential household expenditure of Kenya in 1970. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the United States (3 091.9 US dollars), household expenditure of Kenya would be 34.8 billion US dollars, it is in 20.3 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the World (531.2 US dollars), household expenditure of Kenya would be 6.0 billion US dollars, it is in 3.5 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Africa (169.9 US dollars), household expenditure of Kenya would be 1.9 billion US dollars, it is by 11.7% more than the actual level.

Household expenditure of Kenya, 2015

Household expenditure of Kenya in 2015 was equal to 50.3 billion US dollars, ranked 64th in the world and was on par with household expenditure of Cuba (48.6 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Slovakia (47.9 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Dominican Republic (47.6 bln. US dollars), household expenditure of Kuwait (47.1 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world household expenditure was 0.12%.

Household expenditure per capita in Kenya in 2015 was 1 092.3 US dollars, ranked 160th in the world and was on par with household expenditure per capita in Pakistan (1 116.7 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Solomon Islands (1 059.1 US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Kenya was less than household expenditure per capita in the World (5 813.3 US dollars) by 4 721.1 US dollars.

Comparison of household expenditure in Kenya and the neighbors in 2015. Household expenditure of Kenya was greater than household expenditure of Ethiopia (41.5 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Tanzania (27.9 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Uganda (19.3 billion US dollars), household expenditure of Somalia (1.0 billion US dollars). Household expenditure per capita in Kenya was greater than household expenditure per capita in Tanzania (536.8 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Uganda (494.8 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Ethiopia (417.4 US dollars), household expenditure per capita in Somalia (90.1 US dollars).

Comparison of household expenditure in Kenya and leaders in 2015. Household expenditure of Kenya was less than household expenditure of the United States (12 283.7 billion US dollars) in 244.3 times, household expenditure of China (4 251.4 billion US dollars) in 84.5 times, household expenditure of Japan (2 479.1 billion US dollars) in 49.3 times, household expenditure of the United Kingdom (1 857.7 billion US dollars) in 36.9 times, household expenditure of Germany (1 814.4 billion US dollars) in 36.1 times. Household expenditure per capita in Kenya was less than household expenditure per capita in the United States (38 175.0 US dollars) in 34.9 times, household expenditure per capita in the United Kingdom (28 704.8 US dollars) in 26.3 times, household expenditure per capita in Germany (22 486.4 US dollars) in 20.6 times, household expenditure per capita in Japan (19 586.5 US dollars) in 17.9 times, household expenditure per capita in China (3 089.6 US dollars) in 2.8 times.

Potential household expenditure of Kenya in 2015. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the United States (38 175.0 US dollars), household expenditure of Kenya would be 1 757.6 billion US dollars, it is in 34.9 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of the World (5 813.3 US dollars), household expenditure of Kenya would be 267.7 billion US dollars, it is in 5.3 times more than the actual level. With household expenditure per capita at the level of Africa (1 306.0 US dollars), household expenditure of Kenya would be 60.1 billion US dollars, it is by 19.6% more than the actual level.

Size of household expenditure in Kenya

Household consumption expenditure in Kenya, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices1.77.28.811.430.950.3
constant prices19701.72.63.85.17.610.2
20054.67.110.213.920.627.7
Picture. Kenya: household expenditure

household expenditure in Kenya and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Kenya1.77.28.811.430.950.3
Ethiopia2.04.78.45.621.541.5
Tanzania1.56.64.69.220.327.9
Uganda0.892.63.25.015.219.3
Somalia0.280.510.711.50.780.97

household expenditure in Kenya and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States647.71 754.63 825.76 792.410 202.212 283.7
China49.0156.0197.3567.62 157.34 251.4
Japan99.6582.91 620.02 659.43 291.82 479.1
United Kingdom86.2363.0716.81 087.51 584.51 857.7
Germany120.2560.71 000.51 114.31 915.51 814.4
Kenya1.77.28.811.430.950.3

Growth of household expenditure in Kenya

Picture. Kenya: household expenditure, growth Picture. Kenya: household expenditure, growth

household expenditure per capita in Kenya

Picture. Kenya: household expenditure per capita Picture. Kenya: household expenditure per capita

household expenditure per capita in Kenya and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Kenya152.1442.2375.9368.1765.41 092.3
Tanzania110.4352.8184.2278.5457.9536.8
Uganda94.8203.6183.7208.7458.6494.8
Ethiopia67.1125.5163.983.6244.6417.4
Somalia79.983.9111.5201.081.490.1

household expenditure per capita in Kenya and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States3 091.97 642.415 130.424 010.032 923.138 175.0
United Kingdom1 550.26 456.912 551.218 474.625 264.028 704.8
Germany1 534.57 173.812 671.313 605.823 814.222 486.4
Japan960.65 028.913 251.921 154.125 854.919 586.5
China60.7159.4170.7447.11 608.83 089.6
Kenya152.1442.2375.9368.1765.41 092.3

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