The “User” box shows the number of active paying customers (or accounts) of the selected market (market segment, region) in millions for each year.
The “Penetration Rate” box shows the share of active paying customers (or accounts) from the total population of the selected market (market segment, region) for each year.
When they find scrap metal, they sell it by the kilo at designated informal trader points in the local township.
Plastic milk wrappers and bags, when washed in the nearby polluted Nairobi River, sell at R2 a kilo and 25 cents a piece, respectively.
Dandora's sorters weave through heavy piles of grey rubbish, sometimes using a tool, but usually their bare hands.
Some of the women have worked on the dump for over 10 years.
The calculation of Statista’s Market Outlook is based on a complex market-driver logic including over 400 region-specific data sets.The “Revenue” tab shows a comparison of revenues for the leading economies in the selected market (market segment, region) and year.The “User Penetration” tab shows a comparison of user penetration rates for 50 of the world’s leading digital economies in the selected market (market segment, region) and year.For several years now, electronic equipment seldom reaches the dump, which seems contradictory, given that electronic waste, a category that barely existed 20 years ago, is now Kenya's fastest-growing waste component.But it becomes clearer when one of the women explains that the people who transport the rubbish keep all the valuable items for themselves, including electronic waste.