Census 2019 Results: Kenya Population By County

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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.

County

Total

​​ Men

​​ Women

Intersex

Mombasa

​​ 

1,208,333

​​ 

610,257

​​ 

598,046

30

Kwale

​​ 

866,820

​​ 

425,121

​​ 

441,681

18

Kilifi

​​ 

1,453,787

​​ 

704,089

​​ 

749,673

25

Tana River

​​ 

315,943

​​ 

158,550

​​ 

157,391

2

Lamu

​​ 

143,920

​​ 

76,103

​​ 

67,813

4

Taita Taveta

​​ 

340,671

​​ 

173,337

​​ 

167,327

7

Garissa

​​ 

841,353

​​ 

458,975

​​ 

382,344

34

Wajir

​​ 

781,263

​​ 

415,374

​​ 

365,840

49

Mandera

​​ 

867,457

​​ 

434,976

​​ 

432,444

37

Marsabit

​​ 

459,785

​​ 

253,548

​​ 

216,219

18

Isiolo

​​ 

268,002

​​ 

139,510

​​ 

128,483

9

Meru

​​ 

1,545,714

​​ 

767,698

​​ 

777,975

41

Tharaka Nithi

​​ 

393,177

​​ 

193,764

​​ 

199,406

7

Embu

​​ 

608,599

​​ 

304,208

​​ 

304,367

24

Kitui

​​ 

1,136,187

​​ 

549,003

​​ 

587,151

33

Machakos

​​ 

1,421,932

​​ 

710,707

​​ 

711,191

34

Makueni

​​ 

987,653

​​ 

489,691

​​ 

497,942

20

Nyandarua

​​ 

638,289

​​ 

315,022

​​ 

323,247

20

Nyeri

​​ 

759,164

​​ 

374,288

​​ 

384,845

31

Kirinyaga

​​ 

610,411

​​ 

302,011

​​ 

308,369

31

Murang’a

​​ 

1,056,640

​​ 

523,940

​​ 

532,669

31

Kiambu

​​ 

2,417,735

​​ 

1,187,146

​​ 

1,230,454

135

Turkana

​​ 

926,976

​​ 

478,087

​​ 

448,868

21

West Pokot

​​ 

621,241

​​ 

307,013

​​ 

314,213

15

Samburu

310,327

156,774

153,546

7

Trans-Nzoia

​​ 

990,341

​​ 

489,107

​​ 

501,206

28

Uasin Gishu

​​ 

1,163,186

​​ 

580,269

​​ 

582,889

28

Elgeyo-Marakwet

​​ 

454,480

​​ 

227, 317

​​ 

227,151

12

Nandi

​​ 

885,711

​​ 

441,259

​​ 

444,430

22

Baringo

​​ 

666,763

​​ 

336,322

​​ 

330,428

13

Laikipia

​​ 

518,560

​​ 

259,440

​​ 

259,102

18

Nakuru

​​ 

2,162,202

​​ 

1,077,272

​​ 

1,084,235

95

Narok

​​ 

1,157,873

​​ 

579,042

​​ 

578,805

26

Kajiado

​​ 

1,117,840

​​ 

557,098

​​ 

560,704

38

Kericho

​​ 

901,777

​​ 

450,741

​​ 

451,008

28

Bomet

​​ 

875,689

​​ 

434,287

​​ 

441,379

23

Kakamega

​​ 

1,867,579

​​ 

897,133

​​ 

970,406

40

Vihiga

​​ 

590,013

​​ 

283,678

​​ 

306,323

12

Bungoma

​​ 

1,670,570

​​ 

812,146

​​ 

858,389

35

Busia

​​ 

893,681

​​ 

426,252

​​ 

467,401

28

Siaya

​​ 

993,183

​​ 

471,669

​​ 

521,496

18

Kisumu

​​ 

1,155,474

​​ 

560,942

​​ 

594,609

23

Homa Bay

​​ 

1,131,950

​​ 

539,560

​​ 

592,367

23

Migori

​​ 

1,116,436

​​ 

536,187

​​ 

580,214

35

Kisii

​​ 

1,266,860

​​ 

605,784

​​ 

661,038

38

Nyamira

​​ 

605,576

​​ 

290,907

​​ 

314,656

13

Nairobi

​​ 

4,397,073

​​ 

2,192,452

​​ 

2,204,376

245

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

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