County Overview

Equitable Share for FY 2019 / 2020 : Kshs. 8,893,650,000  
Total Loans and Grants for FY 2019 / 2020: Kshs. 923,352,734
Own Source Revenue for FY: 2019 / 2020: Kshs. 
OSR Target for FY 2019 / 2020: Kshs. 
Current Finance Act: 2019
County Population (Census 2019): 1,670,570

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Bungoma county government’s OSR collection has proliferated over the past six years. In 2013-14 the OSR collections were Kshs 183 million, and in the subsequent year, the county collected almost three folds more. In 2014-15 the OSR collections were kshs 505 million. Although not to the same magnitude, the positive growth continued with the county collection Kshs 631 million in 2015-16 and Kshs 662 million in 2016-17. In 2017-18 the collections were kshs 657 million and this decline slightly to ksh 651 million. The revenue collection of Bungoma county has rapidly grown in nominal terms over the past six years.

Although the revenue growth is positive, the county is collecting significantly below its estimated revenue potential. It is estimated that Bungoma county can collect Kshs 1.4 billion in OSR annually. Collecting kshs 651 million in 2018-19 constitutes only 45 per cent of the estimated potential.

Bungoma county OSR collection and estimated potential over six years

During FY 2018/19 the County had projected to raise Kshs. 735,185,810 but realized Kshs. 674,991,118, representing 89.6% of the annual target. The total county budget was Kshs.12.8 billion, hence own source revenue funded 5.3% of the county budget. The National treasury expected own source revenue potential per year for Bungoma county was Kshs. 1,428,000, 000.The major revenue streams for the county includes hospital fees and public health services, single business permits and parking fees.

Bungoma County Website: www.bungoma.go.ke