Population of Kenya (2017)

Kenya population

47,935,546

Births this year: 3,828,576 Births today 1,413
Deaths this year 903,086 Deaths today 333

Kenya Population by Religions(2009 census)

Region Name Percents Number
Christian (Protestant, Catholic, other) 82.5% 37,133,296 people
Muslim 11.1% 4,996,116 people
Traditionalists 1.6% 720,161 people
other 1.7% 765,171 people
none 2.4% 1,080,241 people
unspecified 0.7% 315,070 people

Kenya Population by Ethnic groups (2009 census)

Ethnic groups Name Percents Number
Kikuyu 22% 9,902,212 people
Luhya 14% 6,301,408 people
Luo 13% 5,851,307 people
Kalenjin 12% 5,401,207 people
Kamba 11% 4,951,106 people
Kisii 6% 2,700,603 people
Meru 6% 2,700,603 people
other African 15% 6,751,508 people
non-African (Asian, European, and Arab) 1% 450,101 people

Kenya population by Age group

Age Both Sexes Population Male Population Female Population Both Sexes (%) Male (%) Female (%) Sex ratio (female/male)
Total 45,010,056 22,450,757 22,559,299 100 100 100 99.5
00-04 6,565,107 3,297,052 3,268,055 14.6 14.7 14.5 100.9%
05-09 6,702,207 3,362,097 3,340,110 14.9 15 14.8 100.7%
10-14 5,663,464 2,835,834 2,827,630 12.6 12.6 12.5 100.3%
15-19 4,346,417 2,170,491 2,175,926 9.7 9.7 9.6 99.8%
20-24 4,053,364 2,026,891 2,026,473 9 9 9 100%
25-29 3,897,065 1,950,415 1,946,650 8.7 8.7 8.6 100.2%
30-34 3,528,316 1,770,390 1,757,926 7.8 7.9 7.8 100.7%
35-39 2,717,693 1,394,877 1,322,816 6 6.2 5.9 105.4%
40-44 1,902,351 993,188 909,163 4.2 4.4 4 109.2%
45-49 1,504,221 765,425 738,796 3.3 3.4 3.3 103.6%
50-54 1,211,553 584,370 627,183 2.7 2.6 2.8 93.2%
55-59 941,025 431,277 509,748 2.1 1.9 2.3 84.6%
60-64 720,794 320,019 400,775 1.6 1.4 1.8 79.9%
65-69 503,347 221,704 281,643 1.1 1 1.2 78.7%
70-74 349,122 152,968 196,154 0.8 0.7 0.9 78%
75-79 225,017 98,157 126,860 0.5 0.4 0.6 77.4%
80-84 119,441 51,174 68,267 0.3 0.2 0.3 75%
85-89 46,297 19,194 27,103 0.1 0.1 0.1 70.8%
90-94 11,582 4,591 6,991 0 0 0 65.7%
95-99 1,560 601 959 0 0 0 62.7%
100+ 113 42 71 0 0 0 59.2%

Kenya population age chart

Kenya population Chart age structure

Kenya sex ratio chart

Kenya sex ratio

Working age in Kenya

Chart working age in Kenya

Kenya Population by year

Year
Population
1960
8,105,440
1965
9,504,702
1970
11,252,466
1975
13,486,241
1980
16,267,906
1985
19,660,018
1990
23,446,439
1995
27,418,077
2000
31,285,050
2003
33,905,011
2004
34,834,606
2005
35,785,718
2006
36,757,498
2007
37,752,304
2008
38,773,277
2009
39,824,734
2010
40,909,194
2011
42,027,891
2012
43,178,141
2013
44,353,691

Chart population history in Kenya