County Overview

Location: Located in Nyanza, it borders Migori County to the South, Kisii and Nyamira County to the South-East, Kericho County to the East, Kisumu County to the North and Lake Victoria to the North and North-West.

Area (Km 2): 2,586 Km 2  

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Kasipul
Kabondo kasipul
Karachuonyo
Rangwe
Homa bay town
Ndhiwa
Mbita
Suba

958,791

Population

As of 2009 Census

2,586km2

Surface Area

As of 2016

14.3%

Share of Urban Population

As of 2009 Census

371

Population Density

As of 2009 Census

44.1%

Poverty Rate

As of 2016

No data

Some Strengths of Homa Bay County include:

       • Natural resources as Water, arable land, livestock, pasture, wildlife, Sand

       • Tourist Attractions as Ruma National Park, Winam Gulf of Lake Victoria, Rusinga and Mfangano Islands, Kanjera Archaeological site,

          Volcanic Lake Simbi Nyaima in Karachuonyo, Mt.Homa

       • Main Economic Activities include fishing and fish trade, fish processing, Agricultural products: Maize, Millet, Cassava, Sunflower and sand harvesting

potential Minerals: copper, gold, iron ore, pyrite, nepheline, phosphate  

Number of Institutions:

       • Primary (315)

       • Secondary (32) 

Health Facilities: 36; Hospitals (1), Dispensaries (15), Health Centres (20)

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:44,00  

County Financial Information

County Fees and Charges

No Matching Results

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.