2019 Census results

2019 Census results – Beginning 24 August 2019, Kenyan census was conducted in every part of the country and the process ended after one week. On 1 November 2019 the census results were released and according to the report, the Kenyan population had increased from 37.7 million in 2009 to 47,567,296 in 2019. The total number of female was 24,014,716 and the male was 23,548,056. This means that they are around 466, 660 more women than men.

Nairobi County has the highest number of people totaling to 4,397,073, followed by Kiambu County with 2,417,735. The county with the least number of people is Lamu County with 143,920

Total Kenyan population: 47,564,296

Males: 23,548,056

Females: 24,014,716

Intersect: 1,524

Average Household Size 3.9

 

2019 Census result per county

 

County                               Male                  Female            Intersex               Total

Mombasa                            610,257                 598,046                 30                           1,208,333

Kwale                                    425,121                 441,681                 18                           866,820

Kilifi                                      704,089              749,673                 25                           1,453,787

Tana River                           158,550                 157,391                 2                              315,943

Lamu                                     76,103                   67,813                   4                              143,920

Taita/Taveta                       173,337                 167,327                   7                              340,671

Garissa                                 458,975                 382,344                 34                           841,353

Wajir                                     415,374                 365,840                 49                           781,263

Mandera                             434,976                 432,444                 37                           867,457

Marsabit                              243,548                 216,219                 18                           459,785

Isiolo                                     139,510                 128,483                 9                              268,002

Meru                                     767,698                 777,975                 41                           1,545,714

Tharaka-Nithi                     193,764                 199,406                 7                              393,177

Embu                                    304,208                 304,367                 24                           608,599

Kitui                                       549,003                 587,151                 33                           1,136,187

Machakos                             710,707                  711,191                     34                       1,421,932

Makueni                              489,691                 497,942                 20                           987,653

Nyandarua                          315,022                 323,247                 20                           638,289

Nyeri                                     374,288                 384,845                 31                           759,164

Kirinyaga                              302,011                 308,369                 31                           610,411

Murang’a                             523,940                 532,669                 31                           1,056,640

Kiambu                                 1,187,146             1,230,454             135                         2,417,735

Turkana                                478,087                 448,868                 21                       926,976

West Pokot                        307,013                 314,213                 15                           621,241

Samburu                              156,774                 153,546                 7                              310,327

Trans Nzoia                        489,107                 501,206                 28                           990,341

Uasin Gishu                        580,269                 582,889                 28                       1,163,186

Elgeyo/Marakwet              227,317                 227,151                 12                           454,480

Nandi                                   441,259                 444,430                 22                         885,711

Baringo                                 336,322                 330,428                 13                         666,763

Laikipia                                 259,440                 259,102                 18                        518,560

Nakuru                                 1,077,272            1,084,835                95                        2,162,202

Narok                                    579,042                 578,805                 26                        1,157,873

Kajiado                                  557,098                 560,704                 38                        1,117,840

Kericho                                 450,741                 451,008                 28                           901,777

Bomet                                  434,287                 441,379                 23                           875,689

Kakamega                           897,133                 970,406                 40                           1,867,579

Vihiga                                    283,678                 306,323                 12                           590,013

Bungoma                             812,146                 858,389                 35                           1,670,570

Busia                                     426,252                 467,401                 28                           893,681

Siaya                                      471,669                 521,496                 18                           993,183

Kisumu                                 560,942                 594,609                 23                          1,155,574

Homa Bay                            539,560                 592,367                 23                           1,131,950

Migori                                   536,187                 580,214                 35                           1,116,436

Kisii                                        605,784                 661,038                 38                         1,266,860

Nyamira                               390,907                 314,656                 13                           605,576

Nairobi City                         2,192,452             2,204,376             245                         4,397,073

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