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NATIONAL PUBLIC DEBT Kenya 2017

The national debt increased in Kenya

In 2017 Kenya public debt was 38,453 million euros 43,441 million dollars, has increased 4,3785,724 million since 2016.

This amount means that the debt in 2017 reached 54.81% of Kenya GDP, a 1.61 percentage point rise from 2016, when it was 53.2% of GDP.

If we check the tables we can see the evolution of Kenya debt. It has risen since 2007 in global debt terms, when it was 8,947 million euros 12,262 million dollars and also in terms of GDP percentage, when it amounted to 38.37%.

According to the last data point published, Kenya per capita debt in 2017 was 766 euros865 dollars per inhabitant. In 2016 it was 695 euros 769 dollars, afterwards rising by 71 euros96 dollars, and if we again check 2007 we can see that then the debt per person was 251 euros343 dollars .

The position of Kenya, as compared with the rest of the world, has worsened in 2017 in terms of GDP percentage. Currently it is country number 106 in the list of debt to GDP and 50 in debt per capita, out of the 186 we publish.

In this page we show you the progression of the public debt in Kenya. You can see debt in other countries in Public debt and see all the information about Kenya in economy of Kenya.

Kenya: Evolution of debt
DateDebtDebtDebt (%GDP)Debt Per CapitaDebt Per Capita
201738,45343,44154.81%766€865$
201634,07537,71753.20%695€769$
201529,78233,04351.45%622€690$
201422,49229,88148.56%482€640$
201318,24524,23243.96%436€580$
201217,21022,11243.88%423€543$
201112,89317,94743.05%326€454$
201013,38617,74544.40%348€461$
200910,92315,23641.10%290€404$
200810,11414,87641.47%276€406$
20078,94712,26238.37%251€343$
20069,04511,35743.98%260€327$
20058,15010,14048.34%241€300$
20047,8189,72553.80%238€296$
20038,93310,10560.13%279€316$
20029,6729,14661.84%311€294$
20019,1268,17356.22%301€270$
20007,9927,38152.23%271€250$
19997,2217,69653.67%252€268$
19988,56754.43%307$
Kenya: Evolution of debt as a percentage of GDP

Kenya: Evolution of debt in millions