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Transport, storage and communication in Kenya

Transports of Kenya, 1970-2015

During 1970-2015 transports of Kenya in current prices increased by 5.8 billion US dollars (in 41.6 times) to 5.9 billion US dollars; change occurred by 0.44 billion US dollars by increasing of people by 34.8 million, as well as by 5.3 billion US dollars by increasing of transports per capita by 115.8 US dollars. The average annual growth of transports of Kenya was 0.13 billion US dollars or 8.6%. The average annual growth of transports of Kenya in constant prices was 5.3%. Share in the world rose by 0.043%. Share in Africa grew by 1.3%. Minimal transports were in 1970 (0.14 billion US dollars). Maximal transports were in 2014 (6.0 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2015 transports per capita in Kenya rose by 115.8 US dollars (in 10.2 times) to 128.4 US dollars. The average annual growth of transports per capita in current prices was 2.6 US dollars or 5.3%.

Change of transports of Kenya described by linear regression model: y=0.098x-193.3, where y - estimated value of transports of Kenya, x - year. Correlation rate = 0.827. Determination rate = 0.683.

Transports of Kenya, 1970

Transports of Kenya in 1970 were worth 0.14 billion US dollars, ranked 72nd in the world and were on par with transports of Myanmar (0.14 bln. US dollars), transports of Ecuador (0.14 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world transports were 0.056%.

Transports per capita in Kenya in 1970 were 12.6 US dollars, ranked 136th in the world and were on par with transports per capita in Belize (13.0 US dollars), transports per capita in Thailand (12.4 US dollars), transports per capita in Guinea-Bissau (11.8 US dollars). Transports per capita in Kenya were less than transports per capita in the World (69.5 US dollars) by 56.9 US dollars.

Comparison of transports in Kenya and the neighbors in 1970. Transports of Kenya were greater than transports of Ethiopia (0.1 billion US dollars), transports of Uganda (0.0 billion US dollars), transports of Somalia (0.0 billion US dollars), but were less than transports of Tanzania (0.2 billion US dollars). Transports per capita in Kenya were greater than transports per capita in Somalia (6.4 US dollars), transports per capita in Uganda (4.8 US dollars), transports per capita in Ethiopia (3.9 US dollars), but were less than transports per capita in Tanzania (15.6 US dollars).

Comparison of transports in Kenya and leaders in 1970. Transports of Kenya were less than transports of the United States (104.2 billion US dollars) in 734.1 times, transports of Japan (18.7 billion US dollars) in 132.0 times, transports of Germany (13.4 billion US dollars) in 94.0 times, transports of the United Kingdom (11.4 billion US dollars) in 80.5 times, transports of China (4.1 billion US dollars) in 28.7 times. Transports per capita in Kenya were greater than transports per capita in China (5.0 US dollars) in 2.5 times, but were less than transports per capita in the United States (497.7 US dollars) in 39.4 times, transports per capita in the United Kingdom (205.5 US dollars) in 16.3 times, transports per capita in Japan (180.8 US dollars) in 14.3 times, transports per capita in Germany (170.4 US dollars) in 13.5 times.

Potential transports of Kenya in 1970. With transports per capita at the level of the United States (497.7 US dollars), transports of Kenya would be 5.6 billion US dollars, it is in 39.4 times more than the actual level. With transports per capita at the level of the World (69.5 US dollars), transports of Kenya would be 0.78 billion US dollars, it is in 5.5 times more than the actual level. With transports per capita at the level of Africa (24.7 US dollars), transports of Kenya would be 0.28 billion US dollars, it is by 95.6% more than the actual level. With transports per capita at the level of Tanzania (15.6 US dollars), as the best neighbor, transports of Kenya would be 0.18 billion US dollars, it is by 23.7% more than the actual level.

Transports of Kenya, 2015

Transports of Kenya in 2015 were 5.9 billion US dollars, ranked 70th in the world and were on par with transports of Morocco (6.2 bln. US dollars), transports of Lithuania (5.6 bln. US dollars). Share of Kenya in the world transports were 0.098%.

Transports per capita in Kenya in 2015 were worth 128.4 US dollars, ranked 164th in the world and were on par with transports per capita in Papua New Guinea (135.6 US dollars), transports per capita in Côte d'Ivoire (123.9 US dollars), transports per capita in Solomon Islands (121.1 US dollars), transports per capita in Yemen (120.1 US dollars), transports per capita in Bangladesh (119.6 US dollars). Transports per capita in Kenya were less than transports per capita in the World (817.1 US dollars) by 688.7 US dollars.

Comparison of transports in Kenya and the neighbors in 2015. Transports of Kenya were greater than transports of Tanzania (2.8 billion US dollars), transports of Ethiopia (2.6 billion US dollars), transports of Uganda (1.6 billion US dollars), transports of Somalia (0.1 billion US dollars). Transports per capita in Kenya were greater than transports per capita in Tanzania (54.8 US dollars), transports per capita in Uganda (41.6 US dollars), transports per capita in Ethiopia (25.7 US dollars), transports per capita in Somalia (10.2 US dollars).

Comparison of transports in Kenya and leaders in 2015. Transports of Kenya were less than transports of the United States (1 702.5 billion US dollars) in 288.0 times, transports of China (487.7 billion US dollars) in 82.5 times, transports of Japan (457.4 billion US dollars) in 77.4 times, transports of the United Kingdom (283.5 billion US dollars) in 48.0 times, transports of Germany (279.5 billion US dollars) in 47.3 times. Transports per capita in Kenya were less than transports per capita in the United States (5 291.0 US dollars) in 41.2 times, transports per capita in the United Kingdom (4 381.0 US dollars) in 34.1 times, transports per capita in Japan (3 613.4 US dollars) in 28.1 times, transports per capita in Germany (3 463.7 US dollars) in 27.0 times, transports per capita in China (354.4 US dollars) in 2.8 times.

Potential transports of Kenya in 2015. With transports per capita at the level of the United States (5 291.0 US dollars), transports of Kenya would be 243.6 billion US dollars, it is in 41.2 times more than the actual level. With transports per capita at the level of the World (817.1 US dollars), transports of Kenya would be 37.6 billion US dollars, it is in 6.4 times more than the actual level. With transports per capita at the level of Africa (175.1 US dollars), transports of Kenya would be 8.1 billion US dollars, it is by 36.4% more than the actual level.

Size of transports in Kenya

Transport, storage and communication in Kenya, bln. US dollars
Prices197019801990200020102015
current prices0.140.530.800.993.65.9
constant prices19700.140.220.360.461.01.4
20050.370.570.951.22.73.8
Picture. Kenya: transports

transports in Kenya and its neighbors, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
Kenya0.140.530.800.993.65.9
Tanzania0.210.790.651.12.62.8
Ethiopia0.120.250.570.290.892.6
Uganda0.0450.100.160.341.61.6
Somalia0.0220.0240.0650.170.0880.11

transports in Kenya and leaders, bln. $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States104.2279.2529.7954.61 402.71 702.5
China4.114.224.474.4277.4487.7
Japan18.787.3256.1468.0583.9457.4
United Kingdom11.442.289.1160.1225.6283.5
Germany13.456.5100.5154.2279.7279.5
Kenya0.140.530.800.993.65.9
Picture. Kenya: share of transports in economy

Growth of transports in Kenya

Picture. Kenya: transports, growth Picture. Kenya: transports, growth

transports per capita in Kenya

Picture. Kenya: transports per capita Picture. Kenya: transports per capita

transports per capita in Kenya and its neighbors, $
Country197019801990200020102015
Kenya12.632.534.031.989.3128.4
Tanzania15.642.226.432.859.054.8
Uganda4.88.09.314.147.841.6
Ethiopia3.96.611.04.310.225.7
Somalia6.43.910.323.59.210.2

transports per capita in Kenya and leaders, $
Country197019801990200020102015
United States497.71 216.32 094.93 374.44 526.65 291.0
United Kingdom205.5750.41 559.82 720.13 597.34 381.0
Japan180.8752.82 094.83 722.64 586.13 613.4
Germany170.4722.51 273.01 882.93 477.53 463.7
China5.014.621.158.6206.9354.4
Kenya12.632.534.031.989.3128.4

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