Top 5 Richest Counties In Kenya

Below are the top 5 richest counties in Kenya based on GDP per capita according to a recent report by the World Bank.

1. Kiambu; $1,785

This is the home to Thika Town which houses many industries such as Broadways Bakery, Bidco Oil Refineries, CMC motor vehicle assembly line and Thika Coffee Mills.

2 : Nyeri: $1,503

Tourism and agriculture are the backbones of  county’s economy as it neighbours rich agricultural fields and popular tourist attractions such as the Aberdare National Park and Mount Kenya.

3 : Kajiado: $1,466

Amboseli National Park which is one of country’s top tourist attractions generates income to this county.

4 : Nakuru: $ 1,413

Nakuru County is the fourth largest county in Kenya after Nairobi, Kakamega and Kiambu. Agriculture and tourist attractions are the major economy backbones of the Rift valley based county.

5 : Kwale: $1,406

Kwale is mainly an inland county, but it has coastline south of Mombasa. Tourism generates much to its economy.

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