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Own Source County Government Revenue Collection

Financial Year 2018/2019

The aggregate annual own source revenue target for counties was KES 53.86 billion compared to actual collection of KES 40.30 billion, which was 74.8 per cent of the target.

This was an increase compared to KES 32.49 billion generated in FY 2017/18 (which was 66 per cent of annual revenue target).

County Annual Target Actual Revenue Actual Revenue/
Annual Target
(%)
Baringo 371,147,446 359,321,520 96.8
Bomet 245,000,000 205,476,390 83.9
Bungoma 753,185,810 788,333,189 104.7
Busia 452,519,662 292,732,697 64.7
Elgeyo/Marakwet 130,438,893 141,856,503 108.8
Embu 950,000,000 629,429,825 66.3
Garissa 250,000,000 108,297,434 43.3
Homa Bay 172,996,417 101,968,000 58.9
Isiolo 150,861,337 161,767,322 107.2
Kajiado 1,583,856,996 1,076,698,544 68.0
Kakamega 1,200,000,000 858,335,582 71.5
Kericho 694,819,121 473,978,400 68.2
Kiambu 2,736,734,640 2,742,223,118 100.2
Kilifi 1,345,066,521 792,493,811 58.9
Kirinyaga 430,000,000 432,638,447 100.6
Kisii 950,000,000 342,646,690 36.1
Kisumu 1,382,567,120 842,816,398 61.0
Kitui 797,985,098 440,523,923 55.2
Kwale 303,112,305 315,025,181 103.9
Laikipia 800,000,000 815,790,157 102.0
Lamu 70,000,000 81,837,327 116.9
Machakos 1,720,061,674 1,557,229,789 90.5
Makueni 796,500,000 511,702,072 64.2
Mandera 179,089,080 94,234,580 52.6
Marsabit 140,000,000 124,104,970 88.6
Meru 1,228,796,286 550,089,828 44.8
Migori 1,452,626,670 376,224,761 25.9
Mombasa 4,741,939,082 3,705,398,047 78.1
Murang’a 1,000,000,000 704,030,420 70.4
Nairobi City 15,496,709,206 10,248,425,385 66.1
Nakuru 2,685,000,000 2,814,628,525 104.8
Nandi 459,293,246 208,345,024 45.4
Narok 2,862,640,836 3,122,383,660 109.1
Nyamira 255,566,158 165,447,570 64.7
Nyandarua 410,000,000 403,402,541 98.4
Nyeri 1,000,000,000 819,811,673 82.0
Samburu 254,030,128 243,861,101 96.0
Siaya 325,000,000 189,668,022 58.4
Taita/Taveta 300,000,000 332,712,552 110.9
Tana River 60,000,000 62,648,714 104.4
Tharaka-Nithi 300,000,000 245,317,160 81.8
Trans Nzoia 500,000,000 370,824,751 74.2
Turkana 250,000,000 175,028,751 70.0
Uasin Gishu 1,200,000,000 918,942,252 76.6
Vihiga 153,669,000 177,233,290 115.3
Wajir 200,000,000 60,123,112 30.1
West Pokot 122,370,189 118,824,134 97.1
Total 53,863,582,922 40,304,833,142 74.8

From 1st July 2018 to 30th June 2019. Source: Annual CBIRR 2018/19 (PDF)

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

  • Nairobi City at KES 10.24 billion,
  • Mombasa at KES 3.71 billion, and
  • Narok at KES 3.12 billion.

Counties that generated the lowest amount were–

  • Lamu at KES 81.84 million,
  • Tana River at KES 62.65 million, and
  • Wajir at KES 60.12 million.

Analysis of own source revenue as a proportion of the annual revenue target indicates that thirteen counties excedded their annual targets, namely– Lamu, Vihiga, Taita Taveta, Narok, Elgeyo Marakwet, Isiolo, Nakuru, Bungoma, Tana River, Kwale, Laikipia, Kirinyaga, and Kiambu.

On the contrary, counties that recorded below 50 per cent against annual targets were–

  • Nandi at 45.4 per cent,
  • Meru at 44.8 per cent,
  • Garissa at 43.3 per cent,
  • Kisii at 36.1 per cent,
  • Wajir at 30.1 per cent, and
  • Migori at 25.9 per cent.