Gross debt in Kenya

The government gross debt refers to the total of all sums of money that have to be paid to other countries, communities or institutions. On the other hand not included in the gross debt are the demands of a country to foreign ones.

The gross debt in Kenya in the period from 1998 to 2020 was between 3.3 billion and 68.0 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 68 billion US Dollar was reached in 2020.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in Kenya a debt of 1,265 USD per person. For comparison: The average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 30,798 USD.

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Gross debt of the last 22 years in billion USD

YearKenya totalKenya per capitaEU per capita
19983.42 bn USD113 USD14,079 USD
19993.30 bn USD106 USD14,032 USD
20003.54 bn USD111 USD11,232 USD
20014.03 bn USD123 USD11,255 USD
20024.30 bn USD127 USD12,258 USD
20034.93 bn USD142 USD15,286 USD
20045.05 bn USD142 USD17,595 USD
20055.33 bn USD145 USD18,327 USD
20067.02 bn USD187 USD18,877 USD
20077.77 bn USD201 USD20,898 USD
200811.07 bn USD278 USD24,086 USD
200915.21 bn USD372 USD25,361 USD
201017.76 bn USD423 USD26,496 USD
201118.06 bn USD418 USD29,231 USD
201222.12 bn USD499 USD28,174 USD
201324.22 bn USD532 USD29,981 USD
201426.34 bn USD564 USD30,648 USD
201531.12 bn USD650 USD25,920 USD
201634.96 bn USD713 USD26,262 USD
201744.92 bn USD894 USD27,025 USD
201852.87 bn USD1,029 USD28,454 USD
201959.20 bn USD1,126 USD27,178 USD
202068.02 bn USD1,265 USD30,798 USD

Comparison of gross debt per capita with the European Union in U.S. dollars

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