Target a 7-10 per cent growth rate in the first two years of the Jubilee Government
- When made: 2013
- Where made: Party manifesto
This was meant to help create a million new jobs for the youth, the party said.
According to the Economic Survey published by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, the economy grew 4.5% in 2012, 5.9% in 2013 and 5.4% in 2014. In 2015 it expanded 5.7%, 5.9% in 2016 and 4.9% in 2017.
Over that time, the following new jobs were created:
TABLE: NUMBER OF NEW JOBS CREATED IN KENYA 2012-2017
|Year||Number of Jobs|
SOURCE: Various Economic Surveys ( Kenya National Bureau of Statistics)
-Africa Check, May 2018