Kenya - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Kenya was 41,609,730 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 41,609,730 in 2011 and a minimum value of 8,105,435 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) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 8,105,435
1961 8,361,428
1962 8,628,949
1963 8,908,388
1964 9,200,107
1965 9,504,635
1966 9,822,419
1967 10,154,380
1968 10,502,120
1969 10,867,580
1970 11,252,320
1971 11,657,320
1972 12,082,990
1973 12,529,620
1974 12,997,270
1975 13,486,120
1976 13,995,980
1977 14,527,390
1978 15,081,920
1979 15,661,590
1980 16,267,560
1981 16,899,960
1982 17,557,470
1983 18,237,830
1984 18,937,970
1985 19,655,190
1986 20,387,700
1987 21,134,400
1988 21,894,030
1989 22,665,450
1990 23,447,180
1991 24,240,110
1992 25,042,330
1993 25,846,440
1994 26,642,890
1995 27,425,720
1996 28,191,600
1997 28,944,780
1998 29,696,410
1999 30,462,150
2000 31,253,700
2001 32,076,190
2002 32,927,860
2003 33,805,300
2004 34,702,180
2005 35,614,580
2006 36,540,950
2007 37,485,250
2008 38,455,420
2009 39,462,190
2010 40,512,680
2011 41,609,730

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Kenya was 50.05 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 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: The 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 50.19
1984 50.19
1985 50.19
1986 50.19
1987 50.18
1988 50.18
1989 50.18
1990 50.18
1991 50.18
1992 50.18
1993 50.18
1994 50.18
1995 50.18
1996 50.18
1997 50.17
1998 50.17
1999 50.16
2000 50.14
2001 50.13
2002 50.11
2003 50.09
2004 50.08
2005 50.06
2006 50.06
2007 50.06
2008 50.06
2009 50.06
2010 50.06
2011 50.05

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population