National Population and Housing Census results released – Nairobi News

Kenya’s total population is 47, 564, 296. This is according to the results of the National Population and Housing Census which were presented to President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House Nairobi on Monday morning.

The results were released the Kenya National Bureau of Statistic (KNBS) Director General Zachary Mwangi.

The total male population was established to be 23, 548, 056 while the female population stands at 24, 014, 716.

The total number of intersex people, who were for the first time accounted for in the national census, stands at 1,564.

From the census, Kenya’s population has increased by about 10 million from the 2009 census when the population stood at 37.7 million people.

Nairobi county’s population was 4, 394, 073 making it the most populous county.

Nairobi was followed by Kiambu, Nakuru, Kakagema and Bungoma counties.

The list populous counties are Lamu, Isiolo, Samburu, Tana River and Taita Taveta.

The eighth national census in Kenya was conducted on the nights of August 24 and 25.

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