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Kenya Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Kenya Population is increasing
  • Kenya Population Density is increasing
  • Kenya Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Kenya Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Kenya population is expected to increase by 1119708 people. Kenya contributes 0.87% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Kenya is 67.921 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Kenya owns 0.00382% of land i.e. 569140 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 46 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Kenya Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Kenya Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Kenya Population (in million) 41.35 53.49 66.95
Kenya Global Rank 31st 27th 24th
Kenya Global Population Share 0.59% 0.68% 0.78%
Kenya Global Population Density 71.28 90.77 110.25
Kenya Global Population Density Rank 106th 108th 110th
Kenya Average Life Expectancy 62.93 67.92 70.51
Kenya Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 158th 150th 149th
Kenya Fertility Rate 4.37 3.62 3.15
Kenya Fertility Rate Global Rank 42nd 43rd 42nd
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Kenya population is expected to increase by 1119708 people. 
  • Kenya population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • Kenya will see more birth rate than death rate for next 100 years. 
  • Kenya Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 27th-20th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Kenya population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 1.91%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Kenya is expected to be decreasing. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Kenya contributes 0.87% of world's total population. 

Kenya
 Population Fact

Kenya
 Total Population Trend

Kenya
 Population Growth Rate

Kenya
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 41.35 Million 31st
2020 53.49 Million 27th
2030 66.95 Million 24th
2040 81.28 Million 21st
2050 95.46 Million 20th
2060 108.83 Million 18th
2070 120.63 Million 17th
2080 130.2 Million 18th
2090 137.38 Million 19th
2100 142.12 Million 19th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 41.35 Million 2.76%
2020 53.49 Million 2.45%
2030 66.95 Million 2.17%
2040 81.28 Million 1.93%
2050 95.46 Million 1.64%
2060 108.83 Million 1.36%
2070 120.63 Million 1.11%
2080 130.2 Million 0.87%
2090 137.38 Million 0.64%
2100 142.12 Million 0.44%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 41.35 Million 0.59%
2020 53.49 Million 0.68%
2030 66.95 Million 0.78%
2040 81.28 Million 0.88%
2050 95.46 Million 0.97%
2060 108.83 Million 1.06%
2070 120.63 Million 1.14%
2080 130.2 Million 1.2%
2090 137.38 Million 1.24%
2100 142.12 Million 1.27%

Kenya Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Kenya population density is 128.99 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Kenya Ranks in range of 108th-116th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Kenya. 

Kenya
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 71.28 106th
2020 90.77 108th
2030 110.25 110th
2040 130.22 112th
2050 148.99 114th
2060 164.73 116th
2070 176.27 118th
2080 182.53 120th
2090 182.89 122nd
2100 177.3 124th

Kenya Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Kenya is 67.921 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is below average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Kenya ranks 150th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Kenya
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 62.93 158th
2020 67.92 150th
2030 70.51 149th
2040 72.76 146th
2050 74.69 143rd
2060 76.51 140th
2070 77.96 140th
2080 79.18 143rd
2090 80.34 146th
2100 0

Kenya Average Fertility Rate

  • In Kenya, Women gives birth to 3.626 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Kenya rank is in range of 43rd-45th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Kenya
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 4.37 42nd
2020 3.62 43rd
2030 3.15 42nd
2040 2.81 42nd
2050 2.55 43rd
2060 2.33 45th
2070 2.15 46th
2080 2.01 47th
2090 1.92 52nd
2100 1.86 59th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Kenya population was 6076758 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.03%.Currently Kenya population is around 41350152 and by year 2030 its expected to be 66959993 .Kenya ranks 31st when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Kenya in 2010 was 62.936, in 2020 its 67.921 and by 2050 it will be 74.699.As mentioned in Highlight's Kenya population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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