Population: Kenya

Yearly Population of Kenya

Kenya Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 6,076,757 3,012,234 3,064,523 None 7.5 20.0 10.7
1951 6,242,107 3,096,154 3,145,953 2.72 165,350 7.5 20.0 11.0
1952 6,415,955 3,184,244 3,231,711 2.79 173,848 7.5 20.0 11.3
1953 6,598,172 3,276,413 3,321,759 2.84 182,217 7.5 20.0 11.6
1954 6,788,705 3,372,636 3,416,069 2.89 190,533 7.5 20.0 11.9
1955 6,987,658 3,472,984 3,514,674 2.93 198,953 7.8 18.9 12.3
1956 7,195,224 3,577,605 3,617,619 2.97 207,566 7.8 18.9 12.6
1957 7,411,766 3,686,759 3,725,007 3.01 216,542 7.8 18.9 13.0
1958 7,637,725 3,800,748 3,836,977 3.05 225,959 7.8 18.9 13.4
1959 7,873,623 3,919,960 3,953,663 3.09 235,898 7.8 18.9 13.8
1960 8,120,082 4,044,782 4,075,300 3.13 246,459 8.1 17.1 14.3
1961 8,377,693 4,175,560 4,202,133 3.17 257,611 8.1 17.1 14.7
1962 8,647,002 4,312,533 4,334,469 3.21 269,309 8.1 17.1 15.2
1963 8,928,510 4,455,841 4,472,669 3.26 281,508 8.1 17.1 15.7
1964 9,222,692 4,605,560 4,617,132 3.29 294,182 8.1 17.1 16.2
1965 9,530,163 4,761,885 4,768,278 3.33 307,471 8.1 15.8 16.7
1966 9,851,453 4,925,024 4,926,429 3.37 321,290 8.1 15.8 17.3
1967 10,187,487 5,095,469 5,092,018 3.41 336,034 8.1 15.8 17.9
1968 10,539,909 5,274,045 5,265,864 3.46 352,422 8.1 15.8 18.5
1969 10,910,677 5,461,794 5,448,883 3.52 370,768 8.1 15.8 19.2
1970 11,301,394 5,659,525 5,641,869 3.58 390,717 8.0 15.4 19.9
1971 11,713,046 5,867,743 5,845,303 3.64 411,652 8.0 15.4 20.6
1972 12,146,070 6,086,625 6,059,445 3.70 433,024 8.0 15.4 21.3
1973 12,600,799 6,316,274 6,284,525 3.74 454,729 8.0 15.4 22.1
1974 13,077,341 6,556,661 6,520,680 3.78 476,542 8.0 15.4 23.0
1975 13,575,898 6,807,824 6,768,074 3.81 498,557 7.6 15.1 23.9
1976 14,096,258 7,069,666 7,026,592 3.83 520,360 7.6 15.1 24.8
1977 14,638,887 7,342,435 7,296,452 3.85 542,629 7.6 15.1 25.7
1978 15,205,381 7,626,937 7,578,444 3.87 566,494 7.6 15.1 26.7
1979 15,797,771 7,924,180 7,873,591 3.90 592,390 7.6 15.1 27.8
1980 16,417,203 8,234,757 8,182,446 3.92 619,432 7.2 15.0 28.8
1981 17,063,870 8,558,788 8,505,082 3.94 646,667 7.2 15.0 30.0
1982 17,736,326 8,895,616 8,840,710 3.94 672,456 7.2 15.0 31.2
1983 18,431,760 9,243,940 9,187,820 3.92 695,434 7.2 15.0 32.4
1984 19,146,403 9,602,031 9,544,372 3.88 714,643 7.2 15.0 33.6
1985 19,877,078 9,968,438 9,908,640 3.82 730,675 6.5 15.0 34.9
1986 20,622,560 10,342,564 10,279,996 3.75 745,482 6.5 15.0 36.2
1987 21,382,111 10,724,102 10,658,009 3.68 759,551 6.5 15.0 37.6
1988 22,153,685 11,112,185 11,041,500 3.61 771,574 6.5 15.0 38.9
1989 22,935,088 11,505,902 11,429,186 3.53 781,403 6.5 15.0 40.3
1990 23,724,574 11,904,523 11,820,051 3.44 789,486 5.7 15.4 41.7
1991 24,521,714 12,307,836 12,213,878 3.36 797,140 5.7 15.4 43.1
1992 25,326,080 12,715,572 12,610,508 3.28 804,366 5.7 15.4 44.5
1993 26,136,217 13,126,975 13,009,242 3.20 810,137 5.7 15.4 45.9
1994 26,950,508 13,541,159 13,409,349 3.12 814,291 5.7 15.4 47.4
1995 27,768,297 13,957,708 13,810,589 3.03 817,789 5.4 16.4 48.8
1996 28,589,456 14,376,548 14,212,908 2.96 821,159 5.4 16.4 50.2
1997 29,415,660 14,798,387 14,617,273 2.89 826,204 5.4 16.4 51.7
1998 30,250,488 15,224,626 15,025,862 2.84 834,828 5.4 16.4 53.2
1999 31,098,763 15,657,195 15,441,568 2.80 848,275 5.4 16.4 54.6
2000 31,964,557 16,097,751 15,866,806 2.78 865,794 5.0 17.0 56.2
2001 32,848,569 16,546,531 16,302,038 2.77 884,012 5.0 17.0 57.7
2002 33,751,746 17,004,033 16,747,713 2.75 903,177 5.0 17.0 59.3
2003 34,678,781 17,472,554 17,206,227 2.75 927,035 5.0 17.0 60.9
2004 35,635,267 17,954,877 17,680,390 2.76 956,486 5.0 17.0 62.6
2005 36,624,897 18,452,871 18,172,026 2.78 989,630 4.7 17.6 64.4
2006 37,649,039 18,967,160 18,681,879 2.80 1,024,142 4.7 17.6 66.2
2007 38,705,934 19,496,920 19,209,014 2.81 1,056,895 4.7 17.6 68.0
2008 39,791,984 20,040,720 19,751,264 2.81 1,086,050 4.7 17.6 69.9
2009 40,901,798 20,596,355 20,305,443 2.79 1,109,814 4.7 17.6 71.9
2010 42,030,684 21,161,842 20,868,842 2.76 1,128,886 4.1 18.1 73.8
2011 43,178,270 21,737,158 21,441,112 2.73 1,147,586 4.1 18.1 75.9
2012 44,343,469 22,321,708 22,021,761 2.70 1,165,199 4.1 18.1 77.9
2013 45,519,986 22,912,189 22,607,797 2.65 1,176,517 4.1 18.1 80.0
2014 46,700,063 23,504,483 23,195,580 2.59 1,180,077 4.1 18.1 82.1
2015 47,878,339 24,095,730 23,782,609 2.52 1,178,276 3.5 18.9 84.1
2016 49,051,531 24,684,280 24,367,251 2.45 1,173,192 3.5 18.9 86.2
2017 50,221,146 25,271,004 24,950,142 2.38 1,169,615 3.5 18.9 88.2
2018 51,392,570 25,858,696 25,533,874 2.33 1,171,424 3.5 18.9 90.3
2019 52,573,967 26,451,585 26,122,382 2.30 1,181,397 3.5 18.9 92.4
2020 53,771,300 27,052,773 26,718,527 2.28 1,197,333 3.3 20.1 94.5
2021 54,986,000 27,663,000 27,323,000 2.26 1,214,700 3.3 20.1 96.6
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Kenya Population Future Projection

Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Projection, 2019 (retrieved in September 2020)