County Overview

Located in Eastern, it borders Embu, Muranga and Kiambu Counties to the North, Nairobi and Kajiado Counties to the West, Makueni County to the South and Kitui County to the East.

 

Area: 6,208 KM2

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Masinga
Yatta
Kangundo
Matungulu
Kathiani
Mavoko
Machakos town
Mwala

1,098,584

Population

As of 2009 Census

6,208km2

Surface Area

As of 2016

52%

Share of Urban Population

As of 2009 Census

177

Population Density

As of 2009 Census

59.6%

Poverty Rate

As of 2016

No data

Some of the strengths in the county are:

• Well-endowed with natural resources rivers (Athi and Tana), livestock, minerals, game, tourists attraction sites, rangeland and space

Main Economic Activities livestock farming, fruits farming, sand harvesting, quarry stones, food crops such as cereals

Potential Minerals: diatomite, gypsum, bentonite, kyanite, garnet, coal, beryl, muscovite, magnesite

Number of Institutions: Primary (850), Secondary (154) 

Primary

• Enrollment: (192,243)

Secondary

• Enrollment: (31,577)

Health Facilities: 110

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:27,000

County Financial Information

County Fees and Charges

No Matching Results

County Revenue Law Status

Legislation Status
County Trade Licensing Act Passed.
County Property Rating Bill Passed.
County Revenue Administration Bill Passed.
County Public Participation Bill Passed.
Agricultural Produce Cess Bill Executive.
Revenue Bill Status for Counties as at 15th May, 2017. Source: Commission for Revenue Allocation.