Kenya Population

Population now

52,094,127
Male:25,890,851(49.70 %)
Female:26,203,277(50.30 %)
Births in 2019:628,873
Deaths in 2019:116,621

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:65.37 years
Female:69.99 years
Total:67.68 years
Median Age:18.74 years
Birth Rate:30.09
Death Rate:5.58
Growth Rate:4.39 %
Fertility Rate:3.69

Population Data Graphs

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Kenya Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19608M4M4M1.011.54%51.2720.217.9546.3544.4848.3416.177.36%13.91
19618M4M4M11.60%51.1719.658.0047.0045.0749.0515.787.57%14.35
19629M4M4M11.67%51.0619.108.0447.6445.6649.7415.457.77%14.81
19639M4M4M11.74%50.9518.578.0848.2546.2450.4015.188.04%15.29
19649M5M5M11.81%50.8418.078.1048.8446.8151.0214.988.32%15.79
196510M5M5M11.88%50.7517.608.1249.4147.3651.6014.858.61%16.31
196610M5M5M11.96%50.7017.158.1349.9647.9152.1614.678.90%16.86
196710M5M5M12.03%50.6716.728.1350.5148.4652.7114.579.21%17.43
196811M5M5M12.11%50.6716.298.1251.0749.0253.2614.529.53%18.02
196911M5M5M12.20%50.7015.868.1051.6449.6053.8314.489.85%18.65
197011M6M6M12.29%50.7415.448.0852.2250.1854.4014.4510.30%19.31
197112M6M6M0.992.38%50.7615.018.0552.8050.7654.9714.3710.78%20.01
197212M6M6M0.992.48%50.7614.598.0153.3851.3455.5414.3011.28%20.74
197313M6M6M0.992.57%50.7214.197.9653.9551.9256.0914.2411.81%21.50
197413M6M7M0.992.67%50.6413.797.9154.5052.4956.6214.2012.35%22.31
197513M7M7M0.992.77%50.5013.407.8455.0453.0557.1414.1712.91%23.15
197614M7M7M0.992.87%50.3313.017.7755.5953.6357.6614.0913.50%24.02
197715M7M7M0.992.97%50.1312.637.7056.1554.2158.1914.0514.11%24.93
197815M8M8M0.993.08%49.9012.247.6256.7154.7958.7314.0314.75%25.89
197916M8M8M0.993.18%49.6511.877.5457.2555.3559.2514.0215.40%26.88
198016M8M8M0.993.28%49.3611.527.4657.7655.8659.7514.0115.58%27.92
198117M8M8M0.993.38%49.0211.197.3758.2156.3260.2013.9815.68%29.01
198218M9M9M0.993.46%48.6310.917.2758.5956.6860.5913.9615.78%30.14
198318M9M9M0.993.51%48.1710.687.1658.8756.9460.9013.9615.88%31.30
198419M9M10M0.993.54%47.6410.507.0459.0457.0861.1013.9715.98%32.50
198520M10M10M0.993.53%47.0110.376.9159.0857.0761.2014.0216.08%33.73
198620M10M10M0.993.49%46.2510.306.7658.9956.9361.1714.0416.18%34.98
198721M11M11M0.993.41%45.3810.286.6058.7856.6561.0314.0916.28%36.25
198822M11M11M0.993.32%44.4110.296.4358.4756.2660.7914.1816.38%37.54
198923M11M11M0.993.19%43.3910.356.2458.0555.7860.4614.3016.49%38.84
199023M12M12M0.993.06%42.4110.456.0757.5455.2060.0114.4516.75%40.17
199124M12M12M0.992.92%41.5410.605.9056.9254.5459.4514.6017.04%41.50
199225M12M13M0.992.78%40.8510.815.7656.2153.8058.7714.7917.34%42.85
199326M13M13M0.992.65%40.3711.065.6355.4553.0358.0215.0117.65%44.20
199427M13M13M0.992.53%40.0911.355.5454.6752.2757.2215.2317.95%45.57
199527M14M14M0.992.44%40.0011.645.4653.9151.5556.4215.4318.26%46.93
199628M14M14M0.992.36%40.0211.925.4053.2150.9055.6515.5818.58%48.31
199729M14M15M0.992.29%40.0612.165.3552.5950.3654.9515.6918.90%49.69
199830M15M15M0.992.24%40.0612.355.3052.1149.9654.3715.7919.22%51.09
199931M15M15M0.992.21%39.9812.455.2451.8149.7453.9615.9019.55%52.52
200031M16M16M0.992.20%39.8112.435.1851.7549.7853.8016.0519.89%53.98
200132M16M16M0.992.22%39.5512.275.1152.0050.1253.9516.1220.24%55.47
200233M16M17M0.992.28%39.2511.975.0452.5750.7754.4016.2420.59%57.01
200334M17M17M0.992.37%38.9211.544.9853.4151.7155.1516.3920.95%58.58
200435M17M18M0.992.50%38.5711.014.9154.5152.8856.1616.5221.31%60.20
200536M18M18M0.992.67%38.1810.394.8455.8254.2357.4116.6421.68%61.87
200637M18M19M0.992.88%37.719.734.7657.2755.6958.8516.7622.05%63.59
200738M19M19M0.993.11%37.179.054.6858.7857.1660.4016.8622.42%65.37
200839M19M20M0.993.36%36.548.394.5860.2858.5761.9716.9522.80%67.19
200940M20M20M0.993.60%35.847.794.4861.6859.8663.5017.0523.18%69.06
201041M21M21M0.993.83%35.097.274.3762.9460.9764.9017.1723.57%70.97
201142M21M21M0.994.02%34.346.844.2764.0161.9066.1217.3023.97%72.92
201244M22M22M0.994.18%33.616.494.1764.9162.6867.1517.4524.38%74.91
201345M22M23M0.994.30%32.936.214.0765.6563.3367.9917.6224.79%76.94
201446M23M23M0.994.39%32.326.003.9966.2463.8668.6517.7925.22%78.99
201547M23M24M0.994.44%31.785.843.9266.7064.2969.1217.9625.66%81.07
201648M24M24M0.994.46%31.315.733.8567.0364.6469.4418.1526.11%83.17
201750M25M25M0.994.42%30.945.713.8067.1964.8369.5618.3426.56%85.30
201851M25M26M0.994.41%30.515.643.7567.4365.1069.7718.5327.03%87.45
201952M26M26M0.994.39%30.095.583.6967.6865.3769.9918.7427.51%89.62

Kenya Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202053M27M27M0.994.38%29.675.513.6367.9265.6470.2118.9628.00%91.81
202155M27M28M0.994.37%29.315.463.5868.1665.9170.4319.1728.49%94.02
202256M28M28M0.994.34%28.955.423.5368.4166.1770.6419.4129.00%96.25
202357M29M29M0.994.32%28.595.373.4768.6566.4470.8619.6729.52%98.51
202459M29M30M0.994.30%28.235.333.4268.9066.7071.0719.9230.05%100.78
202560M30M30M0.994.28%27.875.283.3769.1466.9771.2920.1830.59%103.09
202661M31M31M0.994.26%27.545.243.3369.4167.2771.5420.4431.14%105.41
202763M31M32M0.994.23%27.215.203.2969.6967.5771.7920.7031.70%107.76
202864M32M32M0.994.21%26.875.163.2469.9667.8772.0420.9532.26%110.13
202966M33M33M0.994.18%26.545.123.2070.2468.1772.2921.2132.84%112.52
203067M33M34M0.994.16%26.215.083.1670.5168.4772.5421.4633.43%114.92
203168M34M34M0.994.11%25.875.063.1270.7668.7272.7821.7034.02%117.34
203270M35M35M0.994.06%25.545.053.0971.0068.9773.0221.9434.63%119.78
203371M35M36M0.994.01%25.205.033.0571.2569.2373.2522.2035.24%122.23
203473M36M37M0.993.95%24.875.023.0271.4969.4873.4922.4535.86%124.69
203574M37M37M0.993.91%24.535.002.9871.7469.7373.7322.7036.48%127.15
203676M38M38M0.993.83%24.205.012.9571.9469.9473.9322.9437.11%129.62
203777M38M39M0.993.75%23.865.022.9172.1570.1574.1323.1837.74%132.10
203878M39M39M0.993.68%23.535.032.8872.3570.3574.3323.4138.38%134.57
203980M40M40M0.993.60%23.195.042.8472.5670.5674.5323.6539.02%137.04
204081M40M41M0.993.53%22.865.052.8172.7670.7774.7323.8939.66%139.51
204183M41M42M0.993.44%22.565.082.7872.9570.9674.9224.1340.31%141.98
204284M42M42M0.993.36%22.265.112.7573.1471.1675.1124.3840.97%144.44
204386M43M43M0.993.28%21.955.132.7373.3371.3575.2924.6441.62%146.89
204487M43M44M0.993.20%21.655.162.7073.5271.5575.4824.9042.28%149.34
204588M44M44M0.993.11%21.355.192.6773.7171.7475.6725.1642.94%151.78
204690M45M45M0.993.03%21.095.232.6573.9171.9375.8725.4143.61%154.21
204791M45M46M0.992.96%20.825.262.6274.1172.1376.0725.6644.27%156.64
204893M46M47M0.992.88%20.565.302.6074.3072.3276.2725.9244.94%159.05
204994M47M47M0.992.81%20.295.332.5774.5072.5276.4726.1845.61%161.46
205095M47M48M0.992.73%20.035.372.5574.7072.7176.6726.4546.28%163.85

Highest City Populations in Kenya

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Nairobi4,539,7432,750,547
2Mombasa1,250,175799,668
3Eldoret376,566218,446
4Nakuru372,044259,903
5Kisumu343,139216,479

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