FULL LIST of top 10 richest Counties in Kenya and the bottom 10 poorest Counties in the country - The list will shock many Kenyans

Wednesday February 13, 2019 - Lamu, which is considered the smallest County in Kenya, was ranked among the top ten richest Counties in Kenya while Mandera County was ranked the poorest.

The Counties were ranked based on data provided by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) dubbed "Gross County Product (GCP)" which is basically the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Counties.

Below is a rank of the top 10 richest Counties in Kenya (In that order)

1. Nairobi

2. Mombasa

3. Kiambu

4. Nyandarua

5. Elgeyo Marakwet

6. Machakos

7. Lamu

8. Nakuru

9. Kisumu

10. Nyeri

Below is a rank of the top 10 poorest Counties in Kenya (in that order)

1. Mandera

2. West Pokot

3. Turkana 

4. Samburu

5. Busia

6. Siaya

7. Wajir

8. Homa Bay

9. Kilifi

10. Kitui


  1. During the August 2019, census, it should be made a 3 days national holiday, so that Kenyans can be counted at their home country: than generating numbers for the town countries they work at and they have the whole cake on numbers they don't have.

    Nice one.

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