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International Rankings of Kenya - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Kenya, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Kenya, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 53 1 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 84 674191 2020
Internet users - percent of population 93 29 % 2021
Internet users - total 52 15.370 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 60 N/A 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 150 63107 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 40 123 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 28 65.086 million 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 23 4.1 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 5 52.9 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 71 24.271 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 77 16.885 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 88 6.7 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 190 5.744 billion US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 88 29.289 billion US Dollars 2019
Exports 98 11.825 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 68 95.520 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 167 13.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 90 14.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 40 79.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 30 25.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 94 18.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 64 1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 13 34.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 129 17.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 155 47.5 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 41 40.8 % 2015
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 25 37.8 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2005
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 33 1.8 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 91 21.853 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 57 7.17 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 50 6.11 % 2021
Labor force 29 23.915 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 48 36.1 % 2015
Public debt 87 54.2 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 64 251.431 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 49 7.52 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 145 4700 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 79 3.42 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 85 9.491 billion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 141 14.3 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 126 5.74 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 134 14.9128 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 102 12.8 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 99 13.8 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 86 1.250 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 76 16.459 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 79 821000 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 60 822000 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 106 8.243 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 94 16.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 96 277.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 104 3.304 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 71 2.724 billion kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 39 68.1 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 35 76.5 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 14 97.5 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 14 12.000 million 2020
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 46 1.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 149 8.3 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 1 46.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 55 32.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 59 1 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 26 10.7 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 165 6.310 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 76 116400 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 106 0 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 122 173 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 59 90620 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 98 13960 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 83 17.91 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 45 37.65 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 127 12.52 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 62 48.1 2018
Land use - arable land 98 9.8 2018
Land use - forest 158 6.1 2018
Land use - permanent crops 76 0.9 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 37 37.4 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 47 1.3 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 110 30.700 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 58 3.230 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 71 300.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 72 500.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 17 4.09 2025
Urbanization - urban population 160 29.5 2023
Geography
Area - land 51 569140 sq km 0
Area - total 53 580367 sq km 0
Area - water 57 1.123 million sq km 0
Coastline 102 536 km 0
Elevation - highest point 25 5199 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 43 762 meters 0
Irrigated land 90 1030 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 61 3457 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 62 48.1 2018
Land use - arable land 98 9.8 2018
Land use - forest 158 6.1 2018
Land use - permanent crops 76 0.9 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 37 37.4 2018
Military
Military expenditures 37 1.1 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 110 0.81 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 60 0.03 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 90 0.81 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 124 1.68 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 92 0.04 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 42 26 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 43 10.1 % 2022
Contraceptive prevalence rate 43 64.6 % 2020
Current health expenditure 73 4.3 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 79 56.8 % 2023
Death rate 77 5 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 145 4.8 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 14 20.7 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 46 70.2 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 42 65.3 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 51 91.3 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 22 36.7 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 10 28.8 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 14 8.7 % of population 0
Education expenditures 38 4.8 % of GDP 2021
Gross reproduction rate 36 1.6 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 75 23.958 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 56 29.9 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 59 26.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 188 71.8176 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 105 68.3 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 105 70 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 77 79.8 % 2021
Literacy - male 60 85.5 % 0
Literacy - total population 67 82.6 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 12 530 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 13 21194 years 0
Median age - male 140 20.8 years 0
Median age - total 134 20.9 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 74 20.3 2014
Net migration rate 60 0.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 122 7.1 % 2016
Physicians density 145 0.16 physicians/1,000 population 2018
Population 26 57.052 million 2023
Population growth rate 35 2.09 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 62 84 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 39 51.9 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 31 41.8 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 33 16 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 15 1.01 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 23 1 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 29 0.84 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 12 1.02 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 19 1 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 45 3.23 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 17 4.09 2025
Urbanization - urban population 160 29.5 2023
Transportation
Airports 21 370 2024
Heliports 66 N/A 2024
Merchant marine - total 123 26 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 48 294.970 million 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 58 5.936 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 32 188 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 6 25 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 17 3334 2018
Railways - total 37 3819 km 2018
Roadways - paved 37 18603 km 2023
Roadways - total 21 161451 km 2023
Waterways 110 N/A km 2011

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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