TABLE 7:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ESTIMATED EXPENDITURES FOR TOTAL DEVELOPMENT, EDUCATION, & HEALTH BY AFRICAN DISTRICT COUNCILS, 1961

 

 

Estimated Expenditure()

 

 

 

 

Per Capita

Per Capita

District Council

Total

Education

%

Health

%

1962 African Population

EducExp()

Health Exp()

Elgon Nyanza

280,641

146,288

52.1

36,545

13.0

347,231

0.42

0.11

North Nyanza

397,350

252,549

63.6

44,775

11.3

606,798

0.42

0.07

Central Nyanza

371,623

216,776

58.3

50,941

13.7

652,768

0.33

0.08

South Nyanza

543,844

230,000

42.3

94,888

17.4

480,785

0.48

0.20

Kipsigis

152,954

71,125

46.5

29,242

19.1

386,951

0.18

0.08

Nandi

145,735

48,871

33.5

15,639

10.7

118,859

0.41

0.13

Elgeyo Marakwet

107,718

28,057

26.0

16,490

15.3

160,896

0.17

0.10

Baringo

107,146

32,775

30.6

17,731

16.5

129,906

0.25

0.14

Samburu

43,610

16,879

38.7

8,412

19.3

56,512

0.30

0.15

West Suk

45,211

13,470

29.8

9,237

20.4

58,869

0.23

0.16

Kiambu

374,320

173,230

46.3

50,970

13.6

402,886

0.43

0.13

Fort Hall

296,117

159,432

53.8

47,162

15.9

343,880

0.46

0.14

Nyeri

263,486

123,251

46.8

33,104

12.6

252,451

0.49

0.13

Embu

251,427

116,139

46.2

42,855

17.0

292,276

0.40

0.15

Meru

430,122

134,040

31.2

63,749

14.8

468,223

0.29

0.14

Machakos

378,120

164,814

43.6

33,206

8.8

548,862

0.30

0.06

Kitui

179,239

57,873

32.3

23,616

13.2

282,821

0.20

0.08

Kajiado

137,061

27,588

20.1

21,857

15.9

67,550

0.41

0.32

Narok

66,916

18,361

27.4

10,734

16.0

109,874

0.17

0.10

Kilifi

179,719

56,570

31.5

22,372

12.4

240,646

0.24

0.09

Kwale

91,460

21,625

23.6

20,724

22.7

155, 842

0.14

0.13

Taita-Taveta

73,844

39,386

53.3

13.078

17.7

89,356

0.44

0.15

Tana River

27,200

15,136

55.6

6,463

23.8

28,880

0.52

0.22

*Garissa/

5,539

1,380

24.9

2,923

52.8

93,551

0.01

0.03

Northern Province

 

 

 

 

 

588,301

0.002

0.005

Total

4,997,453

2,165,615

43.5

717,725

14.4

6,912,423

0.32

0.10

*Wortham (Personal Communication 9.02.06) notes that Garissa was the only district council in Northern Province to report any expenditures.  He used Garissa as proxy for this sparsely populated province.  Thus, there are no other specific expenditure figures for it.

Adapted from Wortham (1990) pp.132-3,160-1

Wortham cites Colony and Protectorate of Kenya (1961) and 1962 Population Census, Vol.3.