• Education

    Investing in Education Pays
  • Energy

    Tapping Kenya’s Rich Geothermal Potential.
  • Tourism

    Kenya’s tourism sector is world class.
  • Cash Crops

    Agriculture, Kenya’s economic backbone will be modernized.
  • ICT

    Konza City – Tomorrow’s ‘Silicon Valley’.
  • Dairy Farming

    Productivity of dairy sector will be enhanced.
  • Livestock Industry

    Camel rearing is the center of the livestock industry in Northern Kenya.
  • National Highways

    Modern Highways will promote economic growth.

CRA Recommendations for the Basis of Equitable Sharing Of Revenue among County Governments for financial years 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18

The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) has prepared and presented to the Senate its Second Recommendation on the basis for equitable  sharing  of  revenue  among  the  47  county  governments  in Kenya. This recommendation is made pursuant to Article 216 (1) (b) of the Constitution of Kenya (2010) which stipulates that the principal mandate of CRA is to make recommendations concerning the basis for equitable sharing of revenue raised by national government among county governments.

The recommendations made by CRA specify the basis for determining the   amount   of   revenues   to   be   allocated   to   each   of   the   county governments for financial years 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18.

The present recommendation uses the following seven parameters and their respective weights, viz.:

  • Population – 45%
  • Equal Share – 25%
  • Poverty – 18%
  • Land Area – 8%
  • Fiscal Responsibility – 1%
  • Development Factor – 1 %
  • Personnel Emolument Factor – 2%

The last two parameters are new. 



Basis of Revenue Sharing among the Counties for FY 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15

By a resolution passed on 22nd November 2012, the National Assembly resolved in pursuant of Article 217 of the Constitution, the basis of revenue sharing shall be as follows:

Parameters Percentage Weights
1 Population 45%
2 Poverty Index 20%
3 Land Area 8%
4 Basic Equal Share 25%
5 Fiscal Responsibility 2%

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