Kenya has a population of 47,564,296 people according to the official 2019 population Census figures released on Monday by KNBS director Zachary Mwangi at State House Nairobi.
Out of the 47,564,296 in Kenya, 23,548,056 are male while 24,014,716 are female and 1524 intersex individuals.
The 2019 population Census has shown that Nairobi County is leading 4.3 million people, followed by Kiambu County with a population of 2.4 million people, Nakuru County with 2.1million people, Kakamega with1.8 million people and Bungoma with a population of 1.6 million people.
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Lamu County has 143,920 people, Isiolo has 268,002, Samburu has 310,327, Tana River has 315,943 while Taita Taveta as 340,671.
The KNBS results have been released in the presence of President Uhuru who thanked the statistics group for undertaking the exercise successfully saying it was the first census to be carried out under the 2010 constitution.
“I would also like to thank the security team. I am happy to note that this is the first Census which was fully funded by my administration,” President Uhuru noted after releasing the results at State House adding that they would help in aligning development strategies in the country.
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