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Own Source County Government Revenue Collection

Financial Year 2017/2018

The aggregate annual own source revenue target for counties for FY 2017/18 was KES 49.22 billion compared to actual collection of KES 32.49 billion, which was 66 per cent of the target.

This was a slight decline compared to KES 32.52 billion generated in FY 2016/17 (which was 56.4 per cent of annual revenue target).

County Annual Target Actual Revenue Actual Revenue/
Annual Target
(%)
Baringo 350,000,000 301,404,377 86.1
Bomet 200,211,165 181,375,343 90.6
Bungoma 865,554,992 656,750,139 75.9
Busia 412,155,210 176,294,585 42.8
Elgeyo/Marakwet 160,291,113 105,483,195 65.8
Embu 653,490,000 416,111,597 63.7
Garissa 250,000,000 86,687,563 34.7
Homa Bay 118,664,278 106,939,465 90.1
Isiolo 182,861,337 114,557,116 62.6
Kajiado 1,040,794,334 682,162,558 65.5
Kakamega 774,571,849 440,611,031 56.9
Kericho 554,641,236 414,048,710 74.7
Kiambu 3,227,491,771 1,693,708,234 52.5
Kilifi 929,663,257 523,347,190 56.3
Kirinyaga 600,000,000 343,970,322 57.3
Kisii 950,000,000 256,284,854 27.0
Kisumu 1,148,685,296 874,901,775 76.2
Kitui 579,158,072 335,122,477 57.9
Kwale 275,000,000 276,295,129 100.5
Laikipia 500,000,000 413,328,186 82.7
Lamu 90,000,000 55,286,688 61.4
Machakos 1,594,386,715 1,063,726,784 66.7
Makueni 600,000,000 319,282,234 53.2
Mandera 231,000,000 61,813,295 26.8
Marsabit 130,000,000 83,390,480 64.1
Meru 821,775,812 441,690,937 53.7
Migori 200,000,000 222,251,290 111.1
Mombasa 3,595,744,681 3,159,156,334 87.9
Murang’a 850,000,000 453,706,818 53.4
Nairobi City 17,229,008,928 10,109,419,494 58.7
Nakuru 2,500,000,000 2,278,646,064 91.1
Nandi 385,438,659 197,886,883 51.3
Narok 2,483,456,238 2,188,436,615 88.1
Nyamira 253,112,676 96,617,045 38.2
Nyandarua 371,000,000 318,585,599 85.9
Nyeri 1,000,000,000 760,225,951 76.0
Samburu 301,230,000 257,292,957 85.4
Siaya 270,000,000 139,336,798 51.6
Taita/Taveta 398,465,509 193,595,795 48.6
Tana River 30,000,000 56,625,198 188.8
Tharaka-Nithi 179,915,283 126,606,742 70.4
Trans Nzoia 400,000,000 246,062,902 61.5
Turkana 200,000,000 143,896,898 71.9
Uasin Gishu 850,000,000 819,220,211 96.4
Vihiga 220,000,000 143,530,752 65.2
Wajir 150,000,000 67,608,475 45.1
West Pokot 111,245,626 88,411,177 79.5
Total 49,219,014,037 32,491,694,261 66.0

From 1st July 2017 to 30th June 2018. Source: Annual CBIRR 2017/18 (PDF)

During the period under review, the counties that generated the highest amount of own source revenue were–

  • Nairobi City at KES 10.11 billion,
  • Mombasa at KES 3.16 billion, and
  • Nakuru at KES 2.28 billion.

Counties that generated the lowest amount were–

  • Lamu at KES 55.29 million,
  • Tana River at KES 56.63 million, and
  • Mandera at KES 61.82 million.

Analysis of own source revenue as a proportion of the annual revenue target indicates that three counties exceeded their targets, namely–

  • Tana River at 188.8 per cent,
  • Migori at 111.1 per cent, and
  • Kwale at 100.5 per cent.

Conversely, the counties that recorded the lowest proportion of own source revenue against annual targets were–

  • Garissa at 34.7 per cent,
  • Kisii at 27 per cent, and
  • Mandera at 26.8 per cent.