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At a Glance

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Population in thousands (2017): 42,862.96
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 606.47
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 44% | 59%
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): 0.40 (2015)
Financial Inclusion Strategies: National Financial Inclusion Strategy 2017-2020
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 23.16
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 40% | 55%
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0.043
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 18% | 25

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The Euromoney East Africa Conference now in its third year, aims to analyse the progress that Kenya and East Africa have made by continuing to…
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