County Overview

Location: Located in Nyanza, it borders Busia County to the North-West, Kakamega County to the North-East, Vihiga and Kisumu County to the East and Lake Victoria to the South.

Area (Km 2): 2,530 Km 2  

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842,304

Population

As of 2009 Census

2,530km2

Surface Area

As of 2016

10.8%

Share of Urban Population

As of 2009 Census

333

Population Density

As of 2009 Census

35.3%

Poverty Rate

As of 2016

No data

Some Strengths of Siaya County include:

      • Natural resources as agricultural land, fisheries, indigenous forests, rivers, timber, Thimlich Ohinga

      • Tourist Attractions as Yala swamp and wetlands, Ndanu Falls, Lake Kanyaboli, Lake Victoria and Kogelo home to Obama Snr the father of USA president Barrack Obama

      • Main Economic Activities include subsistence farming, livestock keeping, fishing, rice farming-Dominion Farms along River Yala and small scale trading

potential Minerals: silica, gold

Number of Institutions: Primary (381), Secondary (56) 

Health Facilities: 37; Hospitals (3), Dispensaries (19), Health Centers (15)

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:44,000  

County Financial Information

County Fees and Charges

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County Revenue Law Status

Legislation Status
Trade Licensing Bill no update
Public Participation Bill no update
Revenue Administration Bill no update
Rating Bill no update
Finance Bill no update
Revenue Bill Status for Counties as at 15th May, 2017. Source: Commission for Revenue Allocation.