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Own Source County Government Revenue Collection

Financial Year 2014/2015

In FY 2014/2015, County governments generated a total of KES 33.85 billion from local sources, which translated to 67.2 per cent of the total annual local revenue target.

This was an improvement compared to KES 26.3 billion realised in FY 2013/14 when the performance was 48.5 per cent of annual target.

County Annual Target Actual Revenue Actual Revenue/
Annual Target
(%)
Baringo 255,800,000 249,723,429 97.6%
Bomet 239,046,286 206,386,334 86.3%
Bungoma 1,075,035,502 504,623,643 46.9%
Busia 324,945,073 315,202,075 97.0%
Elgeyo/Marakwet 132,023,379 128,905,771 97.6%
Embu 748,000,000 401,105,103 53.6%
Garissa 700,000,000 130,717,649 18.7%
Homa Bay 153,687,573 157,860,245 102.7%
Isiolo 452,699,367 133,699,318 29.5%
Kajiado 959,045,150 785,837,768 81.9%
Kakamega 903,537,623 516,889,024 57.2%
Kericho 383,435,490 413,581,432 107.9%
Kiambu 3,263,234,585 2,110,856,557 64.7%
Kilifi 1,000,000,000 545,499,050 54.5%
Kirinyaga 422,454,650 311,635,045 73.8%
Kisii 630,000,000 296,771,415 47.1%
Kisumu 1,500,000,000 970,903,407 64.7%
Kitui 650,000,000 320,521,294 49.3%
Kwale 500,000,000 253,972,260 50.8%
Laikipia 400,000,000 400,484,744 100.1%
Lamu 65,740,000 61,672,255 93.8%
Machakos 2,850,000,000 1,356,559,888 47.6%
Makueni 230,000,000 215,349,954 93.6%
Mandera 251,285,781 87,729,461 34.9%
Marsabit 48,400,000 99,107,465 204.8%
Meru 588,038,730 539,239,910 91.7%
Migori 500,000,000 355,111,556 71.0%
Mombasa 5,121,608,017 2,492,600,145 48.7%
Murang’a 800,000,000 562,227,534 70.3%
Nairobi City 13,323,722,061 11,500,049,480 86.3%
Nakuru 2,755,924,489 2,200,279,602 79.8%
Nandi 456,070,000 298,042,483 65.4%
Narok 3,366,157,146 1,639,205,710 48.7%
Nyamira 219,053,554 104,254,684 47.6%
Nyandarua 200,000,000 240,629,472 120.3%
Nyeri 1,343,926,804 680,700,067 50.7%
Samburu 406,550,140 195,715,348 48.1%
Siaya 301,530,027 143,328,488 47.5%
Taita/Taveta 521,830,636 216,603,678 41.5%
Tana River 120,000,000 33,033,490 27.5%
Tharaka -Nithi 250,000,000 115,729,722 46.3%
Trans Nzoia 385,000,000 301,267,105 78.3%
Turkana 110,000,000 126,524,507 115.0%
Uasin Gishu 890,000,000 800,823,542 90.0%
Vihiga 377,743,491 115,939,226 30.7%
Wajir 105,136,917 107,742,634 102.5%
West Pokot 96,197,480 103,899,329 108.0%
Total 50,376,859,951 33,848,542,299 67.2%

From 1st July 2014 to 30th June 2015. Source: Annual CBRR 2014/15 (PDF)

From the analysis, the counties that generated the highest amout of local revenue were–

  • Nairobi City at KES 1.50 billion,
  • Mombasa at KES 2.49 billion,
  • Nakuru at KES 2.20 billion,
  • Kiambu at KES 2.11 billion, and
  • Narok at KES 1.64 billion.

Counties that raised the lowest amount of local revenue during the reporting period were–

  • West Pokot at KES 103.90 million,
  • Marsabit at KES 99.12 million,
  • Mandera at KES 87.73 million,
  • Lamu at KES 61.67 million, and
  • Tana River at KES 33.03 million.

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

  • Marsabit at 204.8 per cent,
  • Nyandarua at 120.3 per cent, and
  • Turkana at 115.0 per cent.

Counties that recorded the lowest proportion of the local revenue against annual targets were–

  • Isiolo at 29.53 per cent,
  • Tana River at 27.5 per cent, and
  • Garissa at 18.7 per cent.