Kenya - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Kenya was 46,050,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 46,050,000 in 2015 and a minimum value of 8,105,440 in 1960.

Definition: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (5) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database, and (6) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme.

See also:

Year Value
1960 8,105,440
1961 8,361,442
1962 8,628,973
1963 8,908,425
1964 9,200,158
1965 9,504,702
1966 9,822,505
1967 10,154,490
1968 10,502,250
1969 10,867,720
1970 11,252,470
1971 11,657,480
1972 12,083,170
1973 12,529,810
1974 12,997,450
1975 13,486,240
1976 13,995,970
1977 14,527,190
1978 15,081,600
1979 15,661,410
1980 16,267,910
1981 16,901,180
1982 17,559,780
1983 18,241,330
1984 18,942,600
1985 19,660,710
1986 20,393,720
1987 21,140,340
1988 21,899,000
1989 22,668,240
1990 23,446,230
1991 24,234,090
1992 25,029,750
1993 25,824,740
1994 26,608,090
1995 27,373,040
1996 28,116,030
1997 28,842,240
1998 29,564,610
1999 30,301,240
2000 31,065,820
2001 31,863,280
2002 32,691,980
2003 33,551,080
2004 34,437,460
2005 35,349,040
2006 36,286,020
2007 37,250,540
2008 38,244,440
2009 39,269,990
2010 40,328,310
2011 41,419,950
2012 42,542,980
2013 43,692,880
2014 44,863,580
2015 46,050,000

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Kenya was 50.02 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 55 years was 50.20 in 1979, while its lowest value was 49.85 in 1960.

Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of the country of origin.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on male/female distributions of United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

See also:

Year Value
1960 49.85
1961 49.88
1962 49.91
1963 49.94
1964 49.98
1965 50.01
1966 50.03
1967 50.06
1968 50.08
1969 50.10
1970 50.12
1971 50.14
1972 50.15
1973 50.17
1974 50.18
1975 50.19
1976 50.19
1977 50.20
1978 50.20
1979 50.20
1980 50.20
1981 50.20
1982 50.20
1983 50.20
1984 50.19
1985 50.19
1986 50.19
1987 50.19
1988 50.19
1989 50.19
1990 50.19
1991 50.19
1992 50.20
1993 50.20
1994 50.20
1995 50.20
1996 50.19
1997 50.19
1998 50.18
1999 50.16
2000 50.14
2001 50.12
2002 50.10
2003 50.07
2004 50.04
2005 50.03
2006 50.02
2007 50.01
2008 50.01
2009 50.01
2010 50.01
2011 50.01
2012 50.01
2013 50.01
2014 50.01
2015 50.02

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population