Kenya recorded a government debt equivalent to 57.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017. Government Debt to GDP in Kenya averaged 54 percent from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 78.30 percent in 2000 and a record low of 38.20 percent in 2012.

Government Debt to GDP in Kenya is expected to be 60.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Kenya Government Debt to GDP is projected to trend around 65.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Kenya Government Debt to GDP
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Kenya Government Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Government Debt to GDP 57.10 53.80 78.30 38.20 percent [+]
Government Budget -7.80 -7.80 0.81 -8.20 percent of GDP [+]
Government Budget Value -638832.00 -502476.00 34232.00 -711424.00 KES million [+]
Government Spending 710508.00 655598.00 710508.00 998.00 KES Million [+]
Government Revenues 228.60 110.16 1567.29 11.89 KES Billion [+]
Military Expenditure 909.12 933.10 1408.08 26.52 USD Million [+]
Fiscal Expenditure 252.94 91.68 2206.12 13.83 KES Billion [+]
Credit Rating 20.44 [+]

Kenya Government Debt to GDP

Generally, Government debt as a percent of GDP is used by investors to measure a country ability to make future payments on its debt, thus affecting the country borrowing costs and government bond yields. This page provides - Kenya Government Debt To GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Kenya Government Debt to GDP - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
57.10 53.80 78.30 38.20 1998 - 2017 percent Yearly

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Spain 98.30 Dec/17
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Canada 89.60 Dec/17
Euro Area 86.70 Dec/17
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