In our previous post, we covered the 10 poorest tribes in Kenya for the year 2023. Today, we shall list the ranking of the top ten most poorest county or counties in Kenya in 2023. Most importantly, we shall be answering several questions we received through our inboxes. For example, Which is the poorest county in Kenya? Which is the richest county in Kenya? What is the poverty level in Kenya 2023?
First, several factors influence the GDP per county in Kenya today. This includes the frequent boundary conflicts and livestock rusting in counties like West Pokot, Samburu County, and Baringo. However, the government of Kenya has so far contained the situation in the affected areas.
Which is the poorest county in Kenya?
Mandera County tops the list of the poorest counties in Kenya in 2023 right now. The second poorest county in Kenya is Turkana county, followed by Samburu county. This is because the residents in these counties lack basic needs like food and housing. Furthermore, there is a shortage of schools, hospitals, clean water, security, and other basic facilities and services.
Most noteworthy, we used these parameters while developing the list of the top ten poorest counties in Kenya in 2023. In addition, we also used some findings from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS).
In summary, we will list the names of the 10 poorest counties in Kenya. Then, we will provide links to some of the top ten indigent areas in Kenya in 2023. Have a look at the up-to-date list beneath.
Top ten poorest Counties in Kenya 2023
- Mandera County. It’s the most poorest county in the list of the top ten worst counties to live in Kenya today.
- Turkana County. Turkana county is the second poorest county in Kenya in 2023.
- Samburu County.
- Garissa County.
- Busia County.
- West Pokot County.
- Wajir County.
- Homa Bay County.
- Kitui County. And finally,
- Kilifi County.
Lastly, here are the top 10 richest counties in Kenya in 2023.