Kenya's economy in numbers during Mwai Kibaki's reign

Kenya's third President Mwai Kibaki. [File, Standard]

Kenya’s third President Mwai Kibaki, now late, was hailed as a well-educated economist who governed Kenya with the aim of stabilising the economy.

Below is a summary of his performance:

GDP Growth

​Year

Percentage economic growth​

​2002

​0.6

​2003

​3

​2004

​4.9

​2005

​5.8

​2006

​6

​2007

​7

​2008

​1.8 *dip due to PEV

​2009

​2.8

​2010

​5


REVENUE COLLECTED

2002 - Sh200 billion 

2011 - Sh600 billion 

Energy

Electricity connection

2002 - 686.195 Connections

2012 - 2.11 Million connections

 Energy Centres

2002 - 10

2012 - 15

Installed capacity 

2002 - 1,142 Megawatts 

2012 - 1,534 Megawatts 

Access to financial services

2002 - 1 Million Kenyans

2012 - 19 Million Kenyans

PUBLIC DEBT

2002 - $8.5 Billion 

2012 - $16.4 Billion

ICT

Owning a mobile phone

2002 - 2 Million Kenyans

2012 - 30 Million Kenyans

Access to internet

2002 - 250,000 Kenyans

2012 - 14 Million Kenyans

TRANSPORT

Funding for road maintenance and upgrading programmes 

2002 - Sh13 Billion

2008 - Sh90 Billion

2012 - Sh125 Billion

Kilometres of roads built

2012 - 7,000 kilometres rural roads improved, 50.4km Thika Superhighway built

HEALTH

 HIV/Aids patients

2002 - 10,000 patients on ARVs

2012 - 500,000 patients on ARVs

Full immunisation coverage for children under One Year 

2002 – 47 per cent

2012 – 83 per cent

EDUCATION

Primary School Enrollments

2002 - 6 Million children enrolled
2010 - 9.3 Million children enrolled

Secondary School Enrollments

2003 - ​ 882,000 

2010 - 1.7 Million 

Number of Higher Education institutions

2012 - 7 public universities, 24 constituent university colleges and 15 chartered private universities.

 

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