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About Kenya Open Data


Bigger Picture

The Kenya Open Data website makes public government data accessible to the people of Kenya. High quality national census data, government expenditure, parliamentary proceedings and public service locations are currently available. This data is key to improving transparency; unlocking social and economic value; and building Government 2.0 in Kenya.

Enabling Developers

The Kenya Open Data Initiative seeks to foster an innovation eco-system around Government data and is giving developers a chance to interact with the data, be able to use it and create interesting mash up and innovative applications. Every dataset hosted on the portal is now readily and uniformly accessible programmatically. The APIs are open, non-proprietary, standards-based and widely used in the Open Data community.

Open Government Partnership

Kenya has stated its intention to participate in the global Open Government Partnership, a global movement of Countries that seek to empower their citizens to be involved in active governance, engaging Kenyans in the development of their Communities.

Access the Data

Contents of the Data

The main topics covered by the data are:

  • Environment And Natural Resources
  • National Accounts And Inflation
  • Agriculture
  • Counties
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Energy
  • Financial Sector
  • Health Sector
  • Justice
  • Land and Climate
  • Manufacturing and industry
  • Migration
  • Population
  • Poverty
  • Public Finance
  • Tourism
  • Transport and Communication
  • Water and Sanitation