Non-performing loans reached 259 KES bil in 2017 in Kenya, according to the National Central Bank. This is 20.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in Kenya reached an all time high of 259 KES bil in 2017 and an all time low of 53.1 KES bil in 2011. When compared to Kenya's main peers, non-performing loans in Tanzania amounted to 2,028 TNS bil and 716 UGX bil in Uganda in 2017.
Kenya has been ranked 24th within the group of 95 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
A non-performing loan is a loan that is in default or close to being in default.