County Overview

Location: Located in the former Rift Valley Province, it borders the following counties; Kericho to the North and North East, Narok to the South East, South, and South West, and Nyamira to the North West

Area (Km 2): 1,592.4 Km 2

Climate/Weather: The County has a mean monthly temperature of 18°C with an annual rainfall ranging between 1,100mm and 1,500mm

Road Network: Total (521.6 Km); Bitumen Surface (169.9 Km), Gravel Surface (73 Km)  

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As of 2009 Census


Surface Area

As of 2016


Share of Urban Population

As of 2009 Census


Population Density

As of 2009 Census


Poverty Rate

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Some Strengths of Bomet County include:

       • Natural resources as forest, pasture, river, wildlife, arable land, diatomite, stone quarry

       • Tourist Attractions as Key Route to Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Traditional Ornaments

       • Main Economic Activities include tea & coffee farming, horticulture, livestock farming, food crop farming  

Number of Institutions (2007): Primary (479), Secondary (96)

Primary: Enrolment (116.868)

Teacher to Pupil ratio: 1: 49 (Public Schools)

Secondary: Enrolment (18,876)

Teacher to Pupil Ratio: 1: 33 (Public Schools)

Tertiary: 2 Satellite Campuses, 1 Medical Training College, 1 National Polytechnic, 2 Teacher Training Colleges, and Several Commercial Colleges.

Adult Literacy Classes: Enrolment (33,409 - Rift Valley)  

Health Facilities: Total - 78; District Hospitals (2), Sub-District Hospitals (1), Dispensarles (61), Health Centres (10), Medical Clinics (1), Medical Centres (1), VCT Centres (1), Others (1)

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:102,048

Infant Mortality Rates: 54/1000

Under Five Mortality Rates: 82/1000

Prevalent Diseases: Malaria, Respiratory Tract Infections, Skin Diseases

Notable Hospitals: Longisa and Ndanai District Hospitals  

County Financial Information

County Fees and Charges

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County Revenue Law Status

Legislation Status
County Trade Licensing Act Passed but zero implementation
County Property Rating Bill In the County Assembly
County Revenue Administration Bill Passed
County Public Participation Bill Drafting stage. No progress.
Agricultural Produce Cess Bill Not yet tabled for debate.
Revenue Bill Status for Counties as at 15th May, 2017. Source: Commission for Revenue Allocation.

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