Global Property Guide

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Ec. Freedom 5 Years - Kenya Compared to Africa

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Zimbabwe 67.49%
Congo, DR 37.25%
Comoros 22.18%
Eritrea 16.66%
Seychelles 16.58%
Cote d'Ivoire 16.00%
Lesotho 15.61%
Guinea-Bissau 12.02%
Burundi 10.58%
Sao Tome & P. 10.33%
Togo 10.22%
Chad 9.47%
Sierra Leone 7.07%
Swaziland 6.88%
Benin 6.35%
Eq. Guinea 5.15%
Mali 5.06%
Rwanda 4.08%
Gabon 3.91%
Angola 3.89%
CAR 3.00%
Tanzania 2.78%
Mauritania 2.66%
Nigeria 1.34%
Ethiopia 1.26%
Liberia 1.07%
Namibia 1.05%
Senegal 0.95%
Botswana 0.73%
Cameroon 0.02%
South Africa -0.66%
Uganda -1.59%
Burkina Faso -1.63%
Mauritius -2.97%
Zambia -4.29%
Guinea -6.34%
Niger -6.43%
Kenya -7.00%
Ghana -7.38%
Malawi -7.46%
Madagascar -8.02%
Congo(Brazza) -8.60%
Gambia -9.18%
Cape Verde -10.32%
Mozambique -12.53%
Djibouti -13.37%
 

Kenya: Economic freedom index, 5-year change

Increased economic freedom is strongly associated with high GDP growth, and therefore with rises in residential property prices. Changes in a countrys score on the Heritage Foundations freedom index are calculated by the Global Property Guide to produce a 5-point rating:

  • Greatly Improved
  • Improved
  • Nuetral
  • Worse
  • Much Worse


Source: Calculated using figures from The Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal


Kenya does not publish house price statistics. Good general economics statistics and economic reviews are available from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics and the Bank of Kenya.