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Own Source County Government Revenue Collection

Financial Year 2013/2014

During the FY 2013/2014, County Governments generated an aggregate of KES 26.3 billion in local revenue, accounting for 48.5 per cent of the annual target.

Analysis of own source revenue (OSR) collection for the FY 2013/2014 is shown in the table below.

County Annual Target Actual Revenue Actual Revenue/
Annual Target
(%)
Baringo 260,000,000 201,519,606 77.5%
Bomet 235,948,424 200,949,332 85.2%
Bungoma 2,753,780,000 182,702,280 6.6%
Busia 366,327,150 328,993,569 89.8%
Elgeyo/Marakwet 85,000,000 61,001,213 71.8%
Embu 659,165,345 168,486,515 25.6%
Garissa 150,533,326 35,892,845 23.8%
Homa Bay 140,678,820 134,985,390 96.0%
Isiolo 360,000,000 125,064,066 34.7%
Kajiado 517,000,000 453,371,648 87.7%
Kakamega 2,813,435,319 325,216,300 11.6%
Kericho 338,692,707 371,395,186 109.7%
Kiambu 3,058,567,275 1,246,683,890 40.8%
Kilifi 735,819,493 459,575,703 62.5%
Kirinyaga 437,993,243 200,373,963 45.7%
Kisii 729,194,738 250,147,453 34.3%
Kisumu 1,739,539,231 621,861,798 35.7%
Kitui 713,850,291 255,241,581 35.8%
Kwale 642,361,019 208,454,345 32.5%
Laikipia 557,173,528 347,118,457 62.3%
Lamu 86,124,909 35,566,589 41.3%
Machakos 2,541,819,152 1,175,227,171 46.2%
Makueni 350,000,000 189,187,741 54.1%
Mandera 437,400,000 90,068,630 20.6%
Marsabit 44,000,000 46,032,691 104.6%
Meru 658,000,000 343,805,963 52.3%
Migori 795,374,867 182,702,280 30.0%
Mombasa 5,074,615,602 1,716,054,436 33.8%
Murang’a 800,000,000 419,989,717 52.5%
Nairobi City 15,448,045,417 10,026,171,804 64.9%
Nakuru 3,076,738,273 1,816,532,538 59.0%
Homa Bay 422,472,914 130,536,752 30.9%
Narok 3,698,917,020 1,538,560,899 41.6%
Nyamira 100,000,000 94,025,895 94.0%
Nyandarua 174,000,000 138,439,331 79.6%
Nyeri 479,050,914 432,229,360 90.2%
Samburu 223,550,000 201,001,447 89.9%
Siaya 153,000,000 99,771,315 65.2%
Taita/Taveta 244,119,909 126,861,698 52.0%
Tana River 87,290,000 31,556,087 36.2%
Tharaka -Nithi 84,000,000 85,372,943 101.6%
Trans Nzoia 501,503,926 201,655,713 40.2%
Turkana 250,000,000 132,882,771 53.2%
Uasin Gishu 821,410,003 563,669,444 68.6%
Vihiga 204,274,739 123,302,433 60.4%
Wajir 119,030,873 61,032,930 51.3%
West Pokot 38,000,000 58,887,573 155.0%
Total 54,207,798,427 26,296,089,510 48.5%

*Amount includes KES 16.6 billion for ongoing projects which was invariably included in County government budgets.
From 1st July 2013 to 30th June 2014. Source: Annual CBRR 2013/14 (PDF)

Analysis of own source revenue as a proportion of the annual revenue target indicates that five counties surpassed their annual target as follows–

  • West Pokot at 155 per cent,
  • Kericho at 109.7 per cent,
  • Marsabit at 104.6 per cent, and
  • Tharaka Nithi at 101.6 per cent.

On the contrary, three counties raised the lowest proportion of OSR target, namely–

  • Bungoma at 6.6 per cent,
  • Kakamega at 11.6 per cent, and
  • Mandera at 20.6 per cent.

A total of forty three counties did not meet their local revenue target for the year.