Kenya Population  1960-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

The total population in Kenya was estimated at 48.5 million people in 2016, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Kenya had a population of 8.1 million people.

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Kenya Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.00 11.29 12.18 8.10 percent [+]
Population 48.46 47.24 48.46 8.11 Million [+]
Living Wage Family 43000.00 43000.00 43000.00 43000.00 KES/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 24500.00 24500.00 24500.00 24500.00 KES/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 63500.00 62500.00 63500.00 58900.00 KES/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 20000.00 19900.00 20000.00 16400.00 KES/Month [+]


Kenya Population

The population of Kenya represents 0.60 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 168 people on the planet is a resident of Kenya. This page provides the latest reported value for - Kenya Population - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Kenya Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
48.46 47.24 48.46 8.11 1960 - 2016 Million Yearly




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