Kenya's economy grew 5.6 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, slowing from a 6.5 percent expansion in the same period of the previous year, as dry weather conditions weighed on the farming sector. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Kenya averaged 5.45 percent from 2004 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 11.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2010 and a record low of 0.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008.

GDP Annual Growth Rate in Kenya is expected to be 4.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Annual Growth Rate in Kenya to stand at 5.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Kenya GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 6.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-28 10:50 AM GDP Growth Rate YoY Q2 6.3% 5.7% 5.7% 5.5%
2018-12-31 11:55 AM GDP Growth Rate YoY Q3 6% 6.3% 5.6%
2019-04-26 09:30 AM GDP Growth Rate YoY Q4 5.9% 6.4% 5.8%
2019-06-28 02:20 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY Q1 5.6% 5.9% 5.4% 5.7%
2019-09-27 10:50 AM GDP Growth Rate YoY Q2 5.6% 4.5%
2019-12-27 10:30 AM GDP Growth Rate YoY Q3 4.8%


Kenya GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP Growth Rate 1.66 1.50 3.80 -2.40 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.60 5.90 11.60 0.20 percent [+]
GDP 87.91 78.76 87.91 0.79 USD Billion [+]
GDP Constant Prices 1291996.00 1188361.00 1291996.00 705260.00 KES Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 898016.90 852608.40 976086.00 637.00 KES Million [+]
GDP per capita 1202.10 1157.10 1202.10 480.40 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 3076.84 2961.46 3076.84 2073.09 USD [+]
GDP From Agriculture 339399.00 197637.00 339399.00 142195.00 Million KES [+]
GDP From Construction 64250.00 74790.00 74790.00 24862.00 Million KES [+]
GDP From Manufacturing 122225.00 109158.00 122225.00 82195.00 KES Million [+]
GDP From Mining 13186.00 12527.00 13186.00 4195.00 KES Million [+]
GDP From Public Administration 46584.00 47881.00 52303.00 31113.00 KES Million [+]
GDP From Services 25683.00 27785.00 27785.00 18128.00 KES Million [+]
GDP From Transport 80763.00 95613.00 95613.00 47476.00 KES Million [+]
GDP From Utilities 32435.00 29716.00 33884.00 15489.00 KES Million [+]


Kenya GDP Annual Growth Rate

Kenya is one the most developed countries in East Africa. Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (including coffee and tea cultivation) is the largest sector of the economy and accounts for about 22 percent. Manufacturing is the second largest sector and represents around 11 percent of the GDP. Other major sectors include: Real Estate (about 8 percent of total GDP), Wholesales and Retail Trade (around 7 percent), Transport and Storage (around 7 percent) , Education (about 7 percent), Financial and Insurance Activity (around 6 percent) and Construction (around 5 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Kenya GDP Annual Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Kenya GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.60 5.90 11.60 0.20 2004 - 2019 percent Quarterly




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