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Population of Kenya 2022

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Eastern Africa. With a population of more than 50 million people, Kenya is the 27th most populous country. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Kenya in 2021 is 55,001,296 (55 million or 5.5 crore)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Kenya Population 2022

Kenya has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 2.28%%. Its estimated population in 2022 is  56,215,224 (56.2 million)* equivalent to 0.69% of the total world population. The total Land Area of Kenya is  569,140 sq. km (219,750 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Kenya is 95 per Km2 (244 people per mi2).

Population of  Kenya in 2022 – 56.2 million or 5.62 crore (Approx)
Kenya2022 Population
Total Population53,771,296 (56.2 million or 5.62 crore)
Global Rank26th
Share of World Pop.0.69%
Land Area 569,140 sq. km (219,750 sq. mi)
Area Rank48
Pop. Density95 people/sq. km
Capital CityNairobi
Kenya Demographics
Fertility Rate* in Kenya 3.52
Infant mortality rate** in Kenya 30.6
Median Age in Kenya  20.1 years
Life Expectancy in Kenya 67.47  years
Urban Population in Kenya 27.8 %

Source: United Nation World  Populations Prospects 

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Kenya

Religion in Kenya 

  • Christians 85.5%
    – Protestant (33.4%)
    – Evangelical churches (20.4%)
    – African instituted churches (7.0%)
    – Roman Catholic (20.6%)
    – Other Christian (4.1%)
  • Muslim (10.9%)
  • Other (1.8%)
  • No religion/atheist (1.6%)

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Kenya by Population

#CityPopulation
1Nairobi4397073
2Mombasa1208333
3Nakuru570674
4Ruiru490120
5Eldoret475716
6Kisumu397957
7Kikuyu323881
8Thika251407
9Naivasha198444
10Karuri194342
11Ongata Rongai172569
12Garissa163399
13Kitale162174
14Juja156041
15Mlolongo136351
16Malindi119859
17Mandera114718
18Kisii112417
19Kakamega107227
20Ngong102323