The full report on 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census is out. These are the statistics from the Kenya Population and Housing Census in summary
Kenya Population and Housing Census Summary
CENSUS REPORT: 93.9% of home owners constructed the houses, 3.3% inherited and 2.8% purchased.
CENSUS REPORT: 61.3% of Kenyans own the houses they live in with only 38.7% renting.
CENSUS REPORT: There are 2.6 million jobless Kenyans with 50.2 per cent of females accounting for the total working population.
CENSUS REPORT: 85.5 per cent of Kenyans are Christians, Muslims account for 11 per cent of the entire population.
CENSUS REPORT: Kenya has 9,729 persons living with albinism
CENSUS REPORT: Mobility and visual impairment are the most common disabilities with 385,417 and 333,520 people respectively.
CENSUS REPORT: Most Kenyans use pit latrines and source drinking water from rivers.
Top three leading Counties by population are:
1. Nairobi 14,744,474
2. Mombada 4,397,073
3. Nakuru 1,208,333
Tribe by Numbers
- Kikuyu 8,148,668
- Luhya 6,823,842
- Kalenjin 6,358,113
- Luo 5,066,966
- Kamba 4,663,910
- Kenyan Somali 2,780,502
- Kisii 2,703,235
- Mijikenda 2,488,691
- Meru 1,975,869