Kenya Population Census 2019

KENYA POPULATION CENSUS 2019 REPORT

Kenya’s population has expanded by nine million in the last decade; official census data released on November 4th, 2019 show.

There are 47,564,296 million people in the country compared to 38.6 million in 2009

The figures show that there are more women at 24 million than men, who stand at 23.6 million.

The intersex population stands at 1,524.

According to the report the most populous counties are the capital Nairobi, Kiambu, Nakuru, Kakamega, Bungoma, Meru and Kilifi.

Here are other highlights contained in the census.

MOST POPULOUS COUNTIES

Nairobi – 4,397,073

Kiambu – 2,417,735

Nakuru – 2,162,202

Kakamega – 1,867,579

Bungoma – 1,670,570

 

LEAST POPULOUS

Lamu – 143,920

Isiolo – 268,002

Samburu – 310,327

Tana River – 315,943

Taita Taveta – 340,671

 

COUNTIES WITH MOST NUMBER OF INTERSEX PEOPLE

Nairobi – 245

Kiambu – 135

Nakuru – 95

 

COUNTIES WITH LEAST NUMBER OF INTERSEX PEOPLE

Samburu – 7

Tharaka Nithi – 7

Isiolo – 9

 

COUNTIES WITH HIGHEST AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD SIZE

Mandera – 6.9

Wajir – 6.1

Garissa – 5.9

West Pokot – 5.6

Kwale – 5.0

 

COUNTIES WITH LOWEST AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD SIZE   

Nairobi – 2.9

Nyeri – 3.0

Kirinyaga – 3.0

Mombasa – 3.1

 

COUNTIES WITH HIGHEST NO. OF PEOPLE PER SQ.KM

Nairobi – 6,247

Mombasa – 5,495

Vihiga – 1,047

Kiambu – 952

Kisii – 958

 

COUNTIES WITH LOWEST NUMBER OF PEOPLE PER SQ KM

Tana River – 8

Marsabit – 6

Isiolo – 11

Samburu – 15

Wajir – 14

 

COUNTIES WITH HIGHEST NUMBER OF WOMEN

Kiambu – 1,230,454

Nakuru – 1084,835

Nairobi 2,204,376

Meru – 777,975

Machakos – 711,191

BELOW IS A POPULATION BREAKDOWN OF THE REMAINING COUNTIES

Kwale – 866,820

Kilifi – 1,453,787

Taita Taveta – 340,671

Garisa – 841,353

Wajir – 781,263

Mandera – 867,457

Marsabit – 459,785

Meru – 1,545,714

Tharaka Nithi – 393,177

Embu – 608,599

Kitui – 113,6187

Machakos – 1,421,932

Makueni – 987,653

Nyandarua – 638,289

Nyeri – 759, 164

Kirinyaga – 610, 411

Murang’a – 1,560,640

Turkana – 926, 976

West Pokot – 621,241

Trans Nzoia – 990,341

Uasin Gishu – 1,133,186

Elgeyo Marakwet – 454,480

Nandi – 885,711

Baringo – 666,763

Laikipia – 518,540

Narok – 1,157,873

Kajiado – 1,117,840

Kericho – 901,777

Bomet – 875,689

Vihiga – 590,013

Busia – 893,681

Siaya – 993,183

Kisumu – 1,155,574

Homa Bay – 1,131,950

Migori – 1,116,436

Kisii – 1,266,860

Nyamira – 605,576