Kenya’s Population Stands at 47.6 million – Census

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 03:14 pm

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics has released the Census results indicating that Kenya’s population is 47.6 million.

The results were released on Monday by KNBS director general Zachary Mwangi.

The Census was conducted from August 24 to 31.

Mwangi said the population grew to 47, 564,296.

The population grew by 47.6 per cent compared to 37.7 per cent recorded in 2009.

The data indicated that the country has 24, 1014,716 females compared to 23, 548, 056, 24 number of males.

The statistics recorded the number of intersex persons for the first time. The country has a total of 1,524.

The average household size declined to 3.9 per cent in 2019 compared to 4.2 per cent as per the 2009 population results.