Population of Kenya (2022)

Kenya population

4,628,212

Births this year: 0 Births today 0
Deaths this year 50,863 Deaths today 2

Kenya Population by Religions(2009 census)

Region Name Percents Number
Christian (Protestant, Catholic, other) 82.5% 3,860,237 people
Muslim 11.1% 519,377 people
Traditionalists 1.6% 74,865 people
other 1.7% 79,544 people
none 2.4% 112,298 people
unspecified 0.7% 32,754 people

Kenya Population by Ethnic groups (2009 census)

Ethnic groups Name Percents Number
Kikuyu 22% 1,029,397 people
Luhya 14% 655,071 people
Luo 13% 608,280 people
Kalenjin 12% 561,489 people
Kamba 11% 514,698 people
Kisii 6% 280,745 people
Meru 6% 280,745 people
other African 15% 701,861 people
non-African (Asian, European, and Arab) 1% 46,791 people

Kenya population by Age group

Age Both Sexes Population Male Population Female Population Both Sexes (%) Male (%) Female (%) Sex ratio (female/male)
Total 52,186,722 26,054,747 26,131,975 100 100 100 99.7
00-04 7,580,488 3,818,480 3,762,008 14.5 14.7 14.4 101.5
05-09 7,023,287 3,530,962 3,492,325 13.5 13.6 13.4 101.1
10-14 6,423,424 3,227,455 3,195,969 12.3 12.4 12.2 101
15-19 5,582,983 2,801,637 2,781,346 10.7 10.8 10.6 100.7
20-24 4,669,821 2,336,438 2,333,383 8.9 9 8.9 100.1
25-29 4,127,228 2,058,876 2,068,352 7.9 7.9 7.9 99.5
30-34 3,923,989 1,954,418 1,969,571 7.5 7.5 7.5 99.2
35-39 3,343,202 1,667,902 1,675,300 6.4 6.4 6.4 99.6
40-44 2,575,534 1,300,126 1,275,408 4.9 5 4.9 101.9
45-49 1,877,681 964,403 913,278 3.6 3.7 3.5 105.6
50-54 1,384,934 697,136 687,798 2.7 2.7 2.6 101.4
55-59 1,119,713 534,398 585,315 2.1 2.1 2.2 91.3
60-64 925,898 427,277 498,621 1.8 1.6 1.9 85.7
65-69 713,254 326,728 386,526 1.4 1.3 1.5 84.5
70-74 453,889 207,521 246,368 0.9 0.8 0.9 84.2
75-79 244,293 109,158 135,135 0.5 0.4 0.5 80.8
80-84 139,296 59,918 79,378 0.3 0.2 0.3 75.5
85-89 60,194 25,070 35,124 0.1 0.1 0.1 71.4
90-94 15,233 6,010 9,223 0 0 0 65.2
95-99 2,196 780 1,416 0 0 0 55.1
100+ 185 54 131 0 0 0 41.2

Kenya Age structure and Population pyramid

Kenya Age structure and Population pyramid

Kenya Sex ratio

Kenya Sex ratio

Kenya Dependency ratios

Chart working age in Kenya

Kenya Population (1950 - 2022)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Sex ratio Density
(P/KmĀ²)
2021 53,447,861 2.42 1,261,139 99.66 93.91
2020 52,186,722 2.46 1,251,223 99.70 91.69
2019 50,935,499 2.50 1,240,180 99.75 89.50
2018 49,695,319 2.53 1,228,391 99.80 87.32
2017 48,466,928 2.57 1,215,479 99.85 85.16
2016 47,251,449 2.61 1,201,147 99.90 83.02
2015 46,050,302 2.65 1,186,719 99.93 80.91
2014 44,863,583 2.68 1,170,702 99.95 78.83
2013 43,692,881 2.70 1,149,903 99.96 76.77
2012 42,542,978 2.71 1,123,024 99.96 74.75
2011 41,419,954 2.71 1,091,641 99.95 72.78
2010 40,328,313 2.69 1,058,325 99.95 70.86
2005 35,349,040 13.79 4,283,220 99.89 62.11
2000 31,065,820 13.49 3,692,785 99.42 54.58
1995 27,373,035 16.75 3,926,806 99.22 48.10
1990 23,446,229 19.25 3,785,516 99.24 41.20
1985 19,660,713 20.86 3,392,807 99.24 34.54
1980 16,267,906 20.63 2,781,665 99.19 28.58
1975 13,486,241 19.85 2,233,775 99.26 23.70
1970 11,252,466 18.39 1,747,764 99.53 19.77
1965 9,504,702 17.26 1,399,262 99.97 16.70
1960 8,105,440 16.12 1,125,501 100.61 14.24
1955 6,979,939 14.86 903,182 101.10 12.26
1950 6,076,757 101.74 10.68
Chart population Kenya Population (1950 - 2022)