Kenya - Population

Population, total

The value for Population, total in Kenya was 48,461,570 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 48,461,570 in 2016 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. 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 Vita

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Year Value
1960 8,105,440
1961 8,361,441
1962 8,628,972
1963 8,908,422
1964 9,200,157
1965 9,504,703
1966 9,822,499
1967 10,154,480
1968 10,502,250
1969 10,867,720
1970 11,252,490
1971 11,657,510
1972 12,083,190
1973 12,529,850
1974 12,997,600
1975 13,486,630
1976 13,996,700
1977 14,528,290
1978 15,082,990
1979 15,662,850
1980 16,268,990
1981 16,901,680
1982 17,559,430
1983 18,239,400
1984 18,937,740
1985 19,651,220
1986 20,378,630
1987 21,119,320
1988 21,871,440
1989 22,633,020
1990 23,402,510
1991 24,179,600
1992 24,963,950
1993 25,754,110
1994 26,548,490
1995 27,346,460
1996 28,147,730
1997 28,954,110
1998 29,769,800
1999 30,600,400
2000 31,450,480
2001 32,321,480
2002 33,214,010
2003 34,130,850
2004 35,074,930
2005 36,048,290
2006 37,052,050
2007 38,085,910
2008 39,148,420
2009 40,237,200
2010 41,350,150
2011 42,486,840
2012 43,646,630
2013 44,826,850
2014 46,024,250
2015 47,236,260
2016 48,461,570

Population, female

The value for Population, female in Kenya was 24,376,020 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 24,376,020 in 2016 and a minimum value of 4,040,370 in 1960.

Definition: Female population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all female residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Bank's total population and age/sex distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 4,040,370
1961 4,170,545
1962 4,306,823
1963 4,449,287
1964 4,597,956
1965 4,752,980
1966 4,914,513
1967 5,083,070
1968 5,259,462
1969 5,444,693
1970 5,639,596
1971 5,844,649
1972 6,060,013
1973 6,285,804
1974 6,521,987
1975 6,768,625
1976 7,025,585
1977 7,293,132
1978 7,572,056
1979 7,863,387
1980 8,167,708
1981 8,485,149
1982 8,815,045
1983 9,156,056
1984 9,506,408
1985 9,864,601
1986 10,230,050
1987 10,602,440
1988 10,980,970
1989 11,364,820
1990 11,753,270
1991 12,146,210
1992 12,543,370
1993 12,943,910
1994 13,346,870
1995 13,751,780
1996 14,158,510
1997 14,567,860
1998 14,981,600
1999 15,402,100
2000 15,831,350
2001 16,269,930
2002 16,718,290
2003 17,178,060
2004 17,651,070
2005 18,138,660
2006 18,641,430
2007 19,159,230
2008 19,691,570
2009 20,237,540
2010 20,796,270
2011 21,367,670
2012 21,951,360
2013 22,545,760
2014 23,148,910
2015 23,759,240
2016 24,376,020

Population, female (% of total)

Population, female (% of total) in Kenya was 50.30 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 50.34 in 2001, 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.

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

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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 50.20
1985 50.20
1986 50.20
1987 50.20
1988 50.21
1989 50.21
1990 50.22
1991 50.23
1992 50.25
1993 50.26
1994 50.27
1995 50.29
1996 50.30
1997 50.31
1998 50.32
1999 50.33
2000 50.34
2001 50.34
2002 50.34
2003 50.33
2004 50.32
2005 50.32
2006 50.31
2007 50.31
2008 50.30
2009 50.30
2010 50.29
2011 50.29
2012 50.29
2013 50.30
2014 50.30
2015 50.30
2016 50.30

Population, male

The value for Population, male in Kenya was 24,085,550 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 24,085,550 in 2016 and a minimum value of 4,065,070 in 1960.

Definition: Male population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all male residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

Source: World Bank staff estimates using the World Bank's total population and age/sex distributions of the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 4,065,070
1961 4,190,896
1962 4,322,149
1963 4,459,135
1964 4,602,201
1965 4,751,723
1966 4,907,986
1967 5,071,414
1968 5,242,783
1969 5,423,023
1970 5,612,896
1971 5,812,865
1972 6,023,175
1973 6,244,048
1974 6,475,608
1975 6,718,004
1976 6,971,119
1977 7,235,161
1978 7,510,938
1979 7,799,465
1980 8,101,282
1981 8,416,528
1982 8,744,385
1983 9,083,348
1984 9,431,330
1985 9,786,624
1986 10,148,580
1987 10,516,880
1988 10,890,470
1989 11,268,210
1990 11,649,240
1991 12,033,390
1992 12,420,590
1993 12,810,210
1994 13,201,610
1995 13,594,670
1996 13,989,230
1997 14,386,260
1998 14,788,200
1999 15,198,300
2000 15,619,140
2001 16,051,550
2002 16,495,720
2003 16,952,790
2004 17,423,860
2005 17,909,620
2006 18,410,620
2007 18,926,680
2008 19,456,850
2009 19,999,670
2010 20,553,890
2011 21,119,170
2012 21,695,270
2013 22,281,090
2014 22,875,340
2015 23,477,020
2016 24,085,550

Population, male (% of total)

Population, male (% of total) in Kenya was 49.70 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 50.15 in 1960, while its lowest value was 49.66 in 2001.

Definition: Male population is the percentage of the population that is male. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.

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

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Year Value
1960 50.15
1961 50.12
1962 50.09
1963 50.06
1964 50.02
1965 49.99
1966 49.97
1967 49.94
1968 49.92
1969 49.90
1970 49.88
1971 49.86
1972 49.85
1973 49.83
1974 49.82
1975 49.81
1976 49.81
1977 49.80
1978 49.80
1979 49.80
1980 49.80
1981 49.80
1982 49.80
1983 49.80
1984 49.80
1985 49.80
1986 49.80
1987 49.80
1988 49.79
1989 49.79
1990 49.78
1991 49.77
1992 49.75
1993 49.74
1994 49.73
1995 49.71
1996 49.70
1997 49.69
1998 49.68
1999 49.67
2000 49.66
2001 49.66
2002 49.66
2003 49.67
2004 49.68
2005 49.68
2006 49.69
2007 49.69
2008 49.70
2009 49.70
2010 49.71
2011 49.71
2012 49.71
2013 49.70
2014 49.70
2015 49.70
2016 49.70

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population