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Own Source County Government Revenue Collection

Financial Year 2019/2020

The aggregate annual own source revenue target for counties in FY 2019/20 was KES 54.9 billion compared to the actual collection of KES 35.77 billion, which was 65.2 per cent of the target.

This was a decrease compared to KES 40.30 billion generated in FY 2018/19 (which was 74.8 per cent of the annual revenue target).

N.B. Amounts are in millions of KES.

County Annual Target Actual Revenue Actual Revenue/
Annual Target
(%)
Baringo 393.42 301.66 76.7
Bomet 200.92 201.51 100.3
Bungoma 919.10 777.46 84.6
Busia 504.50 225.83 44.8
Elgeyo Marakwet 149.90 131.96 88
Embu 920.00 509.65 55.4
Garissa 150.00 109.92 73.3
Homa Bay 177.59 274.60 154.6
Isiolo 170.86 122.08 71.4
Kajiado 1,579.25 616.80 39.1
Kakamega 1,666.14 1,180.81 70.9
Kericho 711.64 473.73 66.6
Kiambu 3,540.85 2,466.26 69.7
Kilifi 1,100.00 788.78 71.7
Kirinyaga 480.00 374.74 78.1
Kisii 870.00 333.15 38.3
Kisumu 1,438.48 804.35 55.9
Kitui 600.00 408.29 68.0
Kwale 325.00 254.45 78.3
Laikipia 1,006.88 727.96 72.3
Lamu 100.00 108.91 108.9
Machakos 1,160.78 1,376.17 118.6
Makueni 655.24 644.48 98.4
Mandera 183.56 124.96 68.1
Marsabit 170.00 126.71 74.5
Meru 825.00 383.30 46.5
Migori 450.00 305.69 67.9
Mombasa 4,733.39 3,260.01 68.9
Murang'a 960.00 580.30 60.4
Nairobi City 17,347.14 8,715.07 50.2
Nakuru 3,100.00 2,551.21 82.3
Nandi 628.82 283.19 45.0
Narok 2,397.37 2,345.48 97.8
Nyamira 250.00 185.57 74.2
Nyandarua 630.00 379.48 60.2
Nyeri 1,000.00 664.86 66.5
Samburu 267.03 215.67 80.8
Siaya 420.00 179.43 42.7
Taita Taveta 230.00 296.04 128.7
Tana River 66.00 64.47 97.7
Tharaka Nithi 350.00 270.15 77.2
Trans Nzoia 500.00 356.08 71.2
Turkana 180.00 176.23 97.9
Uasin Gishu 900.00 779.33 86.6
Vihiga 192.09 148.20 77.2
Wajir 150.00 60.42 40.3
West Pokot 150.32 107.18 71.3
Total 54,901.27 35,772.58 65.2

From 1st July 2019 to 30th June 2020. Source: Annual CBIRR 2019/20 (PDF)

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

  • Nairobi City at KES 8.72 billion,
  • Mombasa at KES 3.26 billion, and
  • Nakuru at KES 2.55 billion.

Counties that generated the lowest amount were–

  • West Pokot at KES 107.18 million,
  • Tana River at KES 64.47 million, and
  • Wajir at KES 60.42 million.

Analysis of own-source revenue as a proportion of the annual revenue target indicates that five counties exceeded their annual targets, namely– Homa Bay, Taita Taveta, Machakos, Lamu and Bomet.

On the contrary, counties that recorded below 50 per cent against annual targets were Meru, Nandi, Busia, Siaya, Wajir, Kajiado, and Kisii.