Wednesday, January 25, 2017
At a glance
- Right direction: A plurality (48%) of Kenyans say the country is going in the right direction – double the optimistic response in 2011. But a majority (55%) still describe economic conditions as bad.
- Improved living conditions: Perceptions of personal living conditions are the most positive since 2005. But economic insecurity remains high.
- Disapproval of government economic management: Most Kenyans are not happy with the way the Jubilee government is managing the economy, creating jobs, and stabilizing prices.
- Support for infrastructure investments: By a 15-percentage-point margin, Kenyans favour investments in infrastructure. Support is especially strong among young and educated citizens.