Economy of Kenya

Imports
Imports commoditiesmachinery and transportation equipment, petroleum products, motor vehicles, iron and steel, resins and plastics
Import partnersIndia 20.9%, China 15.4%, UAE 9.8%, Saudi Arabia 6.9% (2012)
Exports
Exports commoditiestea, horticultural products, coffee, petroleum products, fish, cement
Export partnersUganda 10.3%, Tanzania 10%, Netherlands 7.7%, UK 7.2%, US 6.3%, Egypt 4.8%, Democratic Republic of the Congo 4.4% (2012)
Economy sectors
Agriculture productstea, coffee, corn, wheat, sugarcane, fruit, vegetables; dairy products, beef, pork, poultry, eggs
Industrial productssmall-scale consumer goods (plastic, furniture, batteries, textiles, clothing, soap, cigarettes, flour), agricultural products, horticulture, oil refining; aluminum, steel, lead; cement, commercial ship repair, tourism
Economy
Unemployment9.20 % (2012)9.30 % (2011)9.30 % (2010)
Unemployment of Kenya
GDP - Official Exchange Rate45.3 Billion $ (2013)40.2 Billion $ (2012)34.3 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Official Exchange Rate of Kenya
GDP growth rate5.10 % (2013)4.60 % (2012)4.40 % (2011)
GDP growth rate of Kenya
GDP per Capita (PPP)1,800 $ (2013)1,800 $ (2012)1,800 $ (2011)
GDP per Capita (PPP) of Kenya
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity79.9 Billion $ (2013)75.0 Billion $ (2012)72.4 Billion $ (2011)
GDP - Purchasing Power Parity of Kenya
GDP PPP per land area138 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2013)129 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2012)125 Thousand $ per square kilometer (2011)
GDP PPP per land area of Kenya
ElectricityBanking
Central bank discount rate7.00 % (2010)0.00 % (2009)
Commercial bank prime lending rate17.1 % (2013)0.00 % (2012)15.1 % (2011)
Commercial bank prime lending rate of Kenya
GDP decomposition by sector
Agriculture % of GDP29.3 % (2013)29.3 % (2012)
Industry % of GDP17.4 % (2013)17.4 % (2012)
Services % of GDP53.3 % (2013)53.6 % (2012)
Tourism
International tourism, number of arrivals1.47 Million (2010)1.39 Million (2009)1.14 Million (2008)
International tourism, number of arrivals of Kenya
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio3.59 % (2010)3.50 % (2009)2.94 % (2008)
Yearly Tourist arrivals to residents ratio of Kenya
Debt, Current Account Balance and Budget Deficit
Public debt (Percentage of GDP)53.5 % of GDP (2013)52.5 % of GDP (2012)50.7 % of GDP (2011)
Public debt (Percentage of GDP) of Kenya
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP)-10.56 % of GDP (2012)-11.16 % of GDP (2011)-7.30 % of GDP (2010)
Current Account Balance (Percentage of GDP) of Kenya
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI)31.1 % of GNI (2012)30.6 % of GNI (2011)27.5 % of GNI (2010)
External Debt Stocks (Percentage of GNI) of Kenya
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt)12.5 % of total external debt (2012)15.8 % of total external debt (2011)11.4 % of total external debt (2010)
Short-term debt (percentage of total external debt) of Kenya
Current Account Balance (Total)-4.50 Billion $ (2013)-4.31 Billion $ (2012)-3.54 Billion $ (2011)
Current Account Balance (Total) of Kenya
External Debt (Total)12.0 Billion $ (2013)11.1 Billion $ (2012)9.00 Billion $ (2011)
External Debt (Total) of Kenya
External Debt (Percentage of GDP)26.4 % of GDP (2013)27.5 % of GDP (2012)26.2 % of GDP (2011)
External Debt (Percentage of GDP) of Kenya
External Debt per Capita270 $ (2013)256 $ (2012)219 $ (2011)
External Debt per Capita of Kenya