Kenya General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics

22, Apr 2019, EDT.

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Country or Region: Kenya › Change country
Economic Indicator: General government total expenditure (% of GDP) › See all Kenya indicators, › See General government total expenditure (% of GDP) data for all countries
Detailed Analysis for Year: 2015 › Change year
Full Dataset: from 1980 to 2019
Dataset updated: 17th March 2015
Data Source: International Monetary Fund (IMF)
National or Regional Currency: Kenyan Shilling
Currency Symbol: KES

Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account. See notes for: General government total expenditure (National currency).

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) Statistics for Kenya , Year 2015 - In Detail

General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Kenya in year 2015 is 28.598 %. Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account.

This makes Kenya No. 119 in world rankings according to General government total expenditure (% of GDP) in year 2015. The world's average General government total expenditure (% of GDP) value is 33.88 %; Kenya is 5.28 less than the average.

In the previous year, 2014, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Kenya was 27.38 % General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Kenya in 2015 was or will be 4.46% more than it was or will be in 2014.

In the following or forecasted year, 2016, General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Kenya was or will be 27.85 %, which is 2.61% less than the 2015 figure.

* Source: IMF
General government total expenditure (% of GDP) for Kenya, in other Years
Year %
  2021 24.994
  2020 25.045
  2019 25.264
  2018 25.926
  2017 26.966
  2016 27.851
2015 28.598
  2014 27.378
  2013 25.473
  2012 24.177
  2011 23.572
  2010 24.212
  2009 23.134
  2008 22.826
  2007 22.095
  2006 21.371
  2005 21.447
  2004 20.169
  2003 21.105
  2002 21.133
  2001 19.701
  2000 18.67
  1999 18.659
  1998 20.603
  1997 20.88
  1996 20.464
  1995 23.255
  1994 25.225
  1993 25.394
  1992 23.621
  1991 22.059
  1990 23.059
  1989 21.891
  1988 21.384
  1987 20.768
  1986 20.527
  1985 20.919
  1984 19.959
  1983 19.629
  1982 21.715
  1981 n/a
  1980 n/a