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Kenya Current Account Value and percent from GDP

Kenya Current Account Data

Indicator Data Period
Current Account to GDP -5.4 % 2021
Current Account -5911 USD Million | -5.911 B USD Mar/22


Latest data on Current Account to GDP (%)

Current Account to GDP
                     Kenya - Historical Data (%)

What is ratio of Kenya Current Account to GDP?

  • The deficit of Current Account to GDP in Kenya decreased to 5.4 % in 2021. The maximum surplus was 2.2 % and deficit was -12.2 %
  • Data published Yearly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
-5.4 2021 05.04.2022
-4.8 2020 28.03.2021
-4.6 2019 27.01.2020
-5.2 2018 12.02.2019
-5.9 2017 12.03.2018
-5.2 2016 11.08.2017
-6.7 2015 31.12.2015
-10.4 2014 31.12.2014


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Current Account to GDP in Kenya by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Uhuru Kenyatta 09.04.2013 - -5.2000 -5.9000 -5.2000 -5.9000 13.46%
Daniel Toroitich 22.08.1978 - 30.12.2002 -10.7000 -0.2000 2.1000 -10.7000 -98.13%


Latest data on Current Account (USD Million)

Current Account
                     Kenya - Historical Data (USD Million)

What is Kenya Current Account Deficit?

  • The deficit of Current Account in Kenya increased to 5911 USD Million (5.911 B USD) in March 2022. The maximum value was 160 USD Million and minimum was -5930 USD Million.
  • Data published Monthly by Central Bank.

Historical Data (USD Million) by years

Data
Period
Date
-5911 Mar/22 21.05.2022
-6239 Feb/22 30.04.2022
-6225 Jan/22 02.04.2022
-6028 Dec/21 05.03.2022
-5722 Nov/21 12.02.2022
-5796 Oct/21 22.01.2022
-5885 Sep/21 18.01.2022
-5652 Jul/21 09.10.2021


Historical Chart by presidents (USD Million)

Current Account in Kenya by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Uhuru Kenyatta 09.04.2013 - -4553.8000 -4908.0000 -4553.8000 -5193.3000 7.78%
Daniel Toroitich 22.08.1978 - 30.12.2002 -226.0000 -466.0000 -106.0000 -652.0000 106.19%

Other trade indicators in Kenya

Index Updated Actual Previous
Balance of Trade Jan/22 -1.148 B USD -1.449
Capital Flows Mar/22 -6.755 B USD -6.556
Exports Jan/22 0.518 B USD 0.569
Foreign Exchange Reserves Mar/22 12.59 B USD 13.079
Imports Jan/22 1.667 B USD 2.018
Terms of Trade  2020 76.3 in. pt. 68
Tourist Arrivals Dec/21 0.091 Million Persons 0.077

Current Account to GDP in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 2021 -4.6 % -3.1
Kenya 2021 -5.4 % -4.8
Madagascar 2020 -3.5 % -2.9
Zimbabwe 2020 -1.9 % 1.1
Tanzania 2020 -1.5 % -2.4
Togo 2020 -3.2 % -2.2
Tunisia 2021 -6.3 % -6.1
Nigeria 2020 -4.2 % -3.3
Sudan 2020 -12.6 % -15.1
Morocco 2021 -2.6 % -1.5
Senegal 2020 -10.3 % -7.9
Seychelles 2020 -27.4 % -16.5
South Africa 2021 3.7 % 2
Uganda 2020 -9.8 % -7.4
Rwanda 2020 -10 % -14.4
Liberia 2020 -17.8 % -21.4
Zambia 2020 12.2 % 0.6
Mozambique 2020 -30.8 % -19.9
Namibia 2020 1.9 % -1.7
Ghana 2020 -2.5 % -2.8
Swaziland 2020 7 % 4.3
Libya 2020 -7.9 % 6.4
Algeria 2020 -10.8 % -10
Angola 2021 12.4 % 1.6
Benin 2021 -4.5 % -1.7
Botswana 2020 -11.2 % -7.6
Burkina Faso 2020 1.2 % -3.4
Burundi 2020 -9.4 % -10.3
Central African Republic 2021 -9.6 % -7.2
Chad 2021 -10.9 % -14.7
Comoros 2020 -3.3 % -3.2
Republic of the Congo 2019 8.2 % 6.7
Djibouti 2020 2.9 % 17.6
Equatorial Guinea 2020 -8.4 % -5.6
Eritrea 2020 10.1 % 12.1
Ethiopia 2020 -4.4 % -5.3
Gabon 2021 0.3 % -6.1
Gambia 2020 -8.6 % -5.3
Guatemala 2020 5.5 % 2.3
Guinea 2020 30.8 % 4
Guinea Bissau 2020 -8.6 % -8.9
Lesotho 2020 -2.1 % -3.4
Malawi 2020 -12.7 % -16.1
Mali 2020 -1.7 % -4.2
Mauritania 2020 -7 % -11
Niger 2020 -12 % -12.5
Sao Tome and Principe 2015 -24.7 % -31.7
Sierra Leone 2020 -15.6 % -13.5