Kenya Population

Population now

53,268,077
Male:26,468,169(49.69 %)
Female:26,800,488(50.31 %)
Births in 2020:115,854
Deaths in 2020:22,184

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:64.60 years
Female:69.35 years
Total:66.99 years
Median Age:19.12 years
Birth Rate:27.94
Death Rate:5.35
Growth Rate:4.22 %
Fertility Rate:3.37

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

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
19608M4M4M1.011.56%51.1619.957.9546.7645.0048.6616.147.36%13.94
19618M4M4M1.011.63%51.0719.398.0047.4245.6049.3715.757.57%14.38
19629M4M4M1.011.70%50.9818.858.0448.0646.1950.0615.427.77%14.84
19639M4M4M11.78%50.8918.328.0848.6746.7750.7215.158.04%15.32
19649M5M5M11.85%50.8117.828.1049.2647.3451.3314.958.32%15.83
196510M5M5M11.93%50.7517.358.1249.8247.8951.9014.828.61%16.36
196610M5M5M12.00%50.7216.908.1350.3648.4352.4414.668.90%16.91
196710M5M5M12.08%50.7316.478.1350.9048.9852.9714.569.21%17.48
196811M5M5M12.17%50.7716.048.1251.4549.5353.5114.519.53%18.09
196911M5M5M12.25%50.8315.628.1052.0050.0954.0514.479.85%18.73
197011M6M6M12.35%50.8915.198.0852.5650.6554.6014.4310.30%19.40
197112M6M6M12.45%50.9414.778.0553.1251.2255.1514.3510.78%20.10
197212M6M6M12.55%50.9614.358.0153.6751.7955.6914.2811.28%20.85
197313M6M6M0.992.65%50.9413.947.9654.2252.3556.2214.2211.81%21.63
197413M7M7M0.992.76%50.8613.547.9154.7552.9056.7214.1712.35%22.44
197514M7M7M0.992.86%50.7313.157.8455.2753.4557.2214.1312.91%23.30
197614M7M7M0.992.96%50.5612.767.7755.8054.0057.7214.0613.50%24.19
197715M7M7M0.993.07%50.3612.377.7056.3454.5758.2214.0214.11%25.12
197815M8M8M0.993.18%50.1311.987.6256.8755.1358.7313.9914.75%26.10
197916M8M8M0.993.30%49.8611.607.5457.3955.6759.2313.9815.40%27.11
198016M8M8M0.993.41%49.5611.247.4657.8856.1659.7013.9715.58%28.18
198117M9M9M0.993.51%49.2210.917.3758.3256.5960.1413.9415.68%29.29
198218M9M9M0.993.60%48.8210.627.2758.6856.9460.5213.9215.78%30.44
198318M9M9M0.993.65%48.3510.397.1658.9457.1760.8113.9115.88%31.63
198419M10M10M0.993.69%47.8110.207.0459.0957.2761.0113.9315.98%32.86
198520M10M10M0.993.68%47.1710.076.9159.1257.2461.1113.9616.08%34.11
198621M10M10M0.993.64%46.4110.006.7659.0157.0561.0813.9816.18%35.39
198721M11M11M0.993.56%45.539.986.6058.7756.7360.9414.0416.28%36.70
198822M11M11M0.993.46%44.5610.006.4358.4256.2960.6914.1316.38%38.02
198923M11M12M0.993.32%43.5410.076.2457.9755.7460.3414.2516.49%39.36
199024M12M12M0.993.18%42.5610.196.0757.4155.1059.8814.4016.75%40.72
199125M12M12M0.993.02%41.7010.375.9056.7454.3559.3014.5517.04%42.09
199225M13M13M0.992.87%41.0210.615.7655.9753.5358.6114.7417.34%43.47
199326M13M13M0.992.72%40.5410.905.6355.1552.6757.8314.9617.65%44.86
199427M13M14M0.992.59%40.2811.225.5454.3151.8257.0115.1817.95%46.26
199528M14M14M0.992.48%40.2011.565.4653.4951.0056.1915.3818.26%47.66
199629M14M14M0.992.38%40.2311.905.4052.7150.2455.3915.5318.58%49.07
199729M15M15M0.992.30%40.2812.205.3552.0149.5954.6515.6418.90%50.49
199830M15M15M0.992.24%40.2912.445.3051.4549.0754.0215.7419.22%51.92
199931M15M16M0.992.19%40.2112.595.2451.0648.7353.5615.8519.55%53.37
200032M16M16M0.992.17%40.0412.625.1850.9248.6653.3515.9919.89%54.86
200133M16M17M0.992.18%39.7812.495.1151.1048.9153.4316.0620.24%56.38
200234M17M17M0.982.24%39.4712.205.0551.6149.4853.8416.1820.59%57.93
200335M17M17M0.982.33%39.1411.764.9852.4150.3654.5416.3220.95%59.52
200436M18M18M0.982.46%38.7711.204.9153.4851.5055.5016.4621.31%61.16
200537M18M18M0.982.64%38.3710.544.8454.7352.8256.6716.5621.68%62.86
200638M19M19M0.982.85%37.899.854.7756.0954.2257.9716.6822.05%64.62
200739M19M19M0.993.08%37.339.164.6857.4655.5959.3216.7822.42%66.43
200840M20M20M0.993.31%36.688.524.5958.7656.8660.6216.8622.80%68.29
200941M20M21M0.993.52%35.947.954.4859.9357.9861.8416.9623.18%70.20
201042M21M21M0.993.70%35.137.474.3760.9658.9362.9417.0823.57%72.14
201143M21M22M0.993.84%34.257.074.2561.8559.7463.9217.2023.97%74.11
201244M22M22M0.993.95%33.336.734.1262.6660.4764.8217.3424.38%76.11
201346M23M23M0.994.04%32.426.434.0063.4261.1665.6517.5124.79%78.13
201447M23M24M0.994.12%31.526.163.8864.1461.8266.4217.6825.22%80.15
201548M24M24M0.994.18%30.695.933.7764.8062.4567.1117.8725.66%82.17
201649M24M25M0.994.23%29.945.733.6665.3963.0367.7218.1026.11%84.19
201750M25M25M0.994.25%29.305.583.5765.9163.5468.2418.3426.56%86.19
201851M26M26M0.994.20%29.045.583.5366.1163.7468.4518.5927.03%88.21
201953M26M26M0.994.21%28.495.473.4566.5564.1768.9018.8427.51%90.23
202054M27M27M0.994.22%27.945.353.3766.9964.6069.3519.1228.00%92.29

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
202155M27M28M0.994.18%27.685.343.3267.2164.8069.5819.4128.49%94.37
202256M28M28M0.994.14%27.425.333.2867.4265.0069.8119.6929.00%96.48
202357M29M29M0.994.11%27.165.323.2367.6465.2070.0519.9629.52%98.62
202459M29M30M0.994.07%26.905.313.1967.8565.4070.2820.2530.05%100.77
202560M30M30M0.994.03%26.645.303.1468.0765.6070.5120.5430.59%102.95
202661M30M31M0.993.96%26.355.313.1068.2865.8070.7420.8131.14%105.14
202763M31M31M0.993.91%26.065.313.0668.4966.0070.9721.0931.70%107.34
202864M32M32M0.993.84%25.765.323.0268.7166.2071.1921.3832.26%109.57
202965M32M33M0.993.79%25.475.322.9868.9266.4071.4221.6732.84%111.80
203066M33M33M0.993.72%25.185.332.9469.1366.6071.6521.9533.43%114.05
203168M34M34M0.993.64%24.845.352.9169.3266.7871.8622.2334.02%116.30
203269M34M35M0.993.56%24.505.372.8769.5166.9572.0722.5034.63%118.56
203370M35M35M0.993.47%24.165.402.8469.7067.1372.2722.7735.24%120.83
203472M36M36M0.993.39%23.825.422.8069.8967.3072.4823.0535.86%123.08
203573M36M37M0.993.32%23.485.442.7770.0867.4872.6923.3336.48%125.33
203674M37M37M0.993.22%23.125.482.7470.2667.6472.8823.5937.11%127.57
203776M38M38M0.993.13%22.765.512.7170.4367.8073.0723.8637.74%129.80
203877M38M39M0.993.04%22.415.552.6870.6167.9773.2724.1338.38%132.01
203978M39M39M0.982.95%22.055.582.6570.7868.1373.4624.3939.02%134.21
204079M39M40M0.982.86%21.695.622.6270.9668.2973.6524.6639.66%136.39
204181M40M41M0.982.77%21.385.672.5971.1268.4473.8324.9040.31%138.56
204282M41M41M0.982.68%21.075.722.5771.2968.6074.0125.1440.97%140.71
204383M41M42M0.982.60%20.755.772.5471.4568.7574.1825.3741.62%142.84
204484M42M43M0.982.51%20.445.822.5271.6268.9174.3625.6242.28%144.94
204586M42M43M0.982.43%20.135.872.4971.7869.0674.5425.8842.94%147.03
204687M43M44M0.982.35%19.885.942.4771.9469.2174.7126.1143.61%149.10
204788M44M44M0.982.27%19.636.002.4572.0969.3574.8726.3644.27%151.15
204889M44M45M0.982.19%19.386.072.4272.2569.5075.0426.6044.94%153.18
204990M45M46M0.982.12%19.136.132.4072.4069.6475.2026.8545.61%155.18
205092M45M46M0.982.05%18.886.202.3872.5669.7975.3727.1046.28%157.17

Highest City Populations in Kenya

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Nairobi4,659,7932,750,547
2Mombasa1,278,354799,668
3Eldoret387,278218,446
4Nakuru378,798259,903
5Kisumu350,378216,479

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