Kenya Population Per County – Census 2019 Results

Kenya’s population stands at 47,564,296 as of 2019. This is according to a census report released by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics on 4th November 2019. The report indicates that the country’s population increased by 9 million between 2009 and 2019. Kenya’s population was 38.6 million in 2009.

Nairobi is the most populous county with 4,397,073 people while Lamu is the least populated with 143,920 people. The figures from KNBS also show that there more women in Kenya compared to men. The population of men is 23.6 million while that of women is 24 million. This means that females account for 50.5 % of Kenya’s population. The report also revealed that there are 1,524 intersex people in the country.

Below is a detailed report for the Kenyan Population by county as of 2019.

Below is a detailed report for the Kenyan Population by county as of 2019.

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​​ 

County

​​ 

Total

​​

Men

​​

Women

1

Mombasa

1,208,333

610,257

598,046

​​ 

2

​​ 

Kwale

​​

866,820

​​

425,121

​​

441,681

​​ 

3

​​ 

Kilifi

​​

1,453,787

​​

704,089

​​

749,673

​​ 

4

​​ 

Tana River

​​

315,943

​​

158,550

​​

157,391

​​ 

5

​​ 

Lamu

​​

143,920

​​

76,103

​​

67,813

​​ 

6

​​ 

Taita Taveta

​​

340,671

​​

173,337

​​

167,327

​​ 

7

​​ 

Garissa

​​

841,353

​​

458,975

​​

382,344

​​ 

8

​​ 

Wajir

​​

781,263

​​

415,374

​​

365,840

​​ 

9

​​ 

Mandera

​​

867,457

​​

434,976

​​

432,444

​​ 

10

​​ 

Marsabit

​​

459,785

​​

253,548

​​

216,219

​​ 

11

​​ 

Isiolo

​​

268,002

​​

139,510

​​

128,483

​​ 

12

​​ 

Meru

​​

1,545,714

​​

767,698

​​

777,975

​​ 

13

​​ 

Tharaka Nithi

​​

393,177

​​

193,764

​​

199,406

​​ 

14

​​ 

Embu

​​

608,599

​​

304,208

​​

304,367

​​ 

15

​​ 

Kitui

​​

1,136,187

​​

549,003

​​

587,151

​​ 

16

​​ 

Machakos

​​

1,421,932

​​

710,707

​​

711,191

​​ 

17

​​ 

Makueni

​​

987,653

​​

489,691

​​

497,942

​​ 

18

​​ 

Nyandarua

​​

638,289

​​

315,022

​​

323,247

​​ 

19

​​ 

Nyeri

​​

759,164

​​

374,288

​​

384,845

​​ 

20

​​ 

Kirinyaga

​​

610,411

​​

302,011

​​

308,369

​​ 

21

​​ 

Murang’a

​​

1,056,640

​​

523,940

​​

532,669

​​ 

22

​​ 

Kiambu

​​

2,417,735

​​

1,187,146

​​

1,230,454

​​ 

23

​​ 

Turkana

​​

926,976

​​

478,087

​​

448,868

​​ 

24

​​ 

West Pokot

​​

621,241

​​

307,013

​​

314,213

​​ 

25

​​ 

Samburu

​​ 

310,327

​​ 

156,774

​​ 

153,546

​​ 

26

​​ 

Trans-Nzoia

​​

990,341

​​

489,107

​​

501,206

​​ 

27

​​ 

Uasin Gishu

​​

1,163,186

​​

580,269

​​

582,889

​​ 

29

​​ 

Elgeyo-Marakwet

​​

454,480

​​

227, 317

​​

227,151

29.

​​ 

Nandi

​​

885,711

​​

441,259

​​

444,430

​​ 

30

​​ 

Baringo

​​

666,763

​​

336,322

​​

330,428

​​ 

31

​​ 

Laikipia

​​

518,560

​​

259,440

​​

259,102

​​ 

32

​​ 

Nakuru

​​

2,162,202

​​

1,077,272

​​

1,084,235

​​ 

33

​​ 

Narok

​​

1,157,873

​​

579,042

​​

578,805

​​ 

34

​​ 

Kajiado

​​

1,117,840

​​

557,098

​​

560,704

​​ 

35

​​ 

Kericho

​​

901,777

​​

450,741

​​

451,008

​​ 

36

​​ 

Bomet

​​

875,689

​​

434,287

​​

441,379

​​ 

37

​​ 

Kakamega

​​

1,867,579

​​

897,133

​​

970,406

​​ 

38

​​ 

Vihiga

​​

590,013

​​

283,678

​​

306,323

​​ 

39

​​ 

Bungoma

​​

1,670,570

​​

812,146

​​

858,389

​​ 

40

​​ 

Busia

​​

893,681

​​

426,252

​​

467,401

​​ 

41

​​ 

Siaya

​​

993,183

​​

471,669

​​

521,496

​​ 

42

​​ 

Kisumu

​​

1,155,474

​​

560,942

​​

594,609

​​ 

43

​​ 

Homa Bay

​​

1,131,950

​​

539,560

​​

592,367

​​ 

44

​​ 

Migori

​​

1,116,436

​​

536,187

​​

580,214

​​ 

45

​​ 

Kisii

​​

1,266,860

​​

605,784

​​

661,038

​​ 

46

​​ 

Nyamira

​​

605,576

​​

290,907

​​

314,656

​​ 

47

​​ 

Nairobi

​​

4,397,073

​​

2,192,452

​​

2,204,376

Most Populated Counties In Kenya – Census 2019 

1.Nairobi – 4,397,073

2. Kiambu – 2,417,735

3. Nakuru – 2,162,202

4. Kakamega – 1,867,579

5. Bungoma – 1,670,570

Least Populated Counties In Kenya- Census 2019

1.Lamu – 143,920

2. Isiolo – 268,002

3. Samburu- 310,327

4. Tana River – 315,943

5. Taita Taveta – 340,671

 

Most Populated Urban Centres In Kenya 

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