Tax revenue reached 1,277 KES bil in 2017 in Kenya, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, tax revenue in Kenya reached an all time high of 1,277 KES bil in 2017 and an all time low of 39.5 KES bil in 1991. When compared to Kenya's main peers, tax revenue in Ethiopia amounted to 139 ETB bil and 12,593 UGX bil in Uganda in 2017.
Kenya has been ranked 26th within the group of 105 countries we follow in terms of tax revenue, 21 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Tax revenue refers to compulsory transfers to the central government for public purposes.