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Kenya Population

Kenya is a country in Eastern Africa, borders South Sudan to the northwest, Ethiopia to the north, Somalia to the east, Uganda to the west, Tanzania to the south, and the Indian Ocean to the southeast. Kenya population in 2022 is estimated to be 50.1 million, covers country area of 580,367 sq km (224,081 sq mi), ranks twenty-sixth most populous country in the world, capital of Kenya is Nairobi and other popular cities are Mombasa, Nakuru, Ruiru, Eldoret, Kisumu, Kikuyu, Thika, Naivasha and Karuri. Kenya country code is KEN.

YearPopulation
19608,120,082
19659,530,163
197011,301,394
197513,575,898
198016,417,203
198519,877,078
199023,724,574
199527,768,297
200031,964,557
200536,624,897
201042,030,684
201547,878,339
202053,771,300

Kenya population in 1969 is 10.9 million, by 1979 the population is increased by 4.4 million totaling to 15.3 million, by 1989 the population is increased to 21.4 million, and by 1999 the total increase of 17.8 million in 30 years from 1969 to 1999 resulting to 28.7 million. From 1999 to 2009, population increased to 37.7 million, and from 2009 to 2019 the population of Kenya increase by 9.9 million with a change of 26.25 percent, and total population in 2019 is 47,564,296, out of these 23,548,056 are male and 24,014,716 are female.

YearPopulation
196910.9 million
197915.3 million
198921.4 million
199928.7 million
200937.7 million
201947.6 million

Kenya's provinces system were replaced by a system of counties in 2010.The counties of Kenya are geographical units envisioned by the 2010 Constitution of Kenya as the units of government. As of 2013 general elections, there are 47 counties whose size and boundaries are based on the 47 legally recognised districts of Kenya. According to knbs, Kenya population by County, County land area and density of Kenya population as per 2019 census, population of Kenya in 2021 is 49.21 million.

CountyPopulation (2019)Area sq kmPensity per sq km
Mombasa1,208,333219.95,495
Kwale866,8208,267.1105
Kilifi1,453,78712,539.7116
Tana River315,94337,950.58
Lamu143,9206,253.323
Taita/Taveta340,67117,152.020
Garissa841,35344,736.019
Wajir781,26356,773.114
Mandera867,45725,939.833
Marsabit459,78570,944.16
Isiolo268,00225,350.611
Meru1,545,7147,006.3221
Tharaka-Nithi393,1772,564.4153
Embu608,5992,820.7216
Kitui1,136,18730,429.537
Machakos1,421,9326,042.7235
Makueni987,6538,169.8121
Nyandarua638,2893,285.7194
Nyeri759,1643,325.0228
Kirinyaga610,4111,478.3413
Murang'a1,056,6402,524.2419
Kiambu2,417,7352,538.6952
Turkana926,97668,232.914
West Pokot621,2419,123.268
Samburu310,32721,065.115
Trans Nzoia990,3412,495.2397
Uasin Gishu1,163,1863,392.2343
Elgeyo/Marakwet454,4803,032.0150
Nandi885,7112,855.8310
Baringo666,76310,976.461
Laikipia518,5609,532.254
Nakuru2,162,2027,462.4290
Narok1,157,87317,950.365
Kajiado1,117,84021,871.151
Kericho901,7772,436.1370
Bomet875,6892,530.9346
Kakamega1,867,5793,020.0618
Vihiga590,013563.81,047
Bungoma1,670,5703,023.9552
Busia893,6811,696.3527
Siaya993,1832,529.8393
Kisumu1,155,5742,085.4554
Homa Bay1,131,9503,152.5359
Migori1,116,4362,613.5427
Kisii1,266,8601,323.0958
Nyamira605,576897.3675
Nairobi City4,397,073703.96,247
Kenya47,564,296580,876.382

Source : worldbank

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