Kenyan population stands at 47.6m- Census 2019 data

Kenyan population

The Kenyan population has expanded by nine million in the last decade, this is according to the official 2019 census report released on Monday.

According to the data, the population now stands at 47,564,296 million people.

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Of the 47.5m, 23 million are men while 24 million are women and 1, 524 are intersex. 

The report was released at statehouse by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics where it was presented to President Uhuru Kenyatta.

According to the report the most populous counties are the capital Nairobi (4,397,073), Kiambu(2,417,735), Nakuru(2,162,202), Kakamega(1,867,579), Bungoma(1,670,570), Meru(1,545,714) and Kilifi(1,453,787).

The least populous counties are Lamu(143,920), Isiolo(268,002), Samburu(310,327), Tana River(315,943) and Taita Taveta(340,671).

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