Kenya’s populace has developed by 9.9 million individuals in the course of the most recent ten years to arrive at 47.6 million this year
As indicated by the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census results introduced to President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House Nairobi, the complete populace counted during the statistics exercise directed in August this year was 47,564,296 people.
The outcomes show that the female populace which stands at 24,014,716 records for 50.5 percent of the absolute populace while the male populace is 23,548,056 people.
The 2019 registration report, introduced to the Head of State by Director General of the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) Zachary Mwangi shows that Nairobi is the most crowded district in the nation with a populace of 4.4 million individuals pursued by Kiambu (2.4), Nakuru (2.16), Kakamega (1.87) and Bungoma (1.67).
The least crowded areas are Lamu(143,920), Isiolo (268,002), Samburu (310,3217), Tana River (315,943) and Taita Taveta (340,671).
Talking when he authoritatively propelled the statistics report, President Kenyatta said the discoveries will direct fruitful arranging and usage of government advancement activities, including the Big Four Agenda programs.
The President asked KNBS to discharge different statistics reports as booked and guided all arms of government to utilize the outcomes in their arranging forms.
“These outcomes presently furnish us with a remarkable chance to realign our improvement methodologies, arrangements and projects.
“I in this manner direct all Ministries, Departments and Agencies to use these outcomes,” the Head of State taught as he encouraged different arms of government including areas to use the outcomes in their arranging forms.
Notwithstanding being the primary registration under the 2010 constitution, it was likewise the principal such exercise throughout the entire existence of Kenya where innovation was completely conveyed.
“I am glad to take note of that the cell phones utilized in the registration were collected by our neighborhood colleges and information catch programming was inside created by the Bureau (KNBS),” the President said of the national exercise that was completely financed by the legislature.
Bureau Secretaries Fred Matiang’i (Interior), Joe Mucheru (ICT) and Ukur Yattani (National Treasury) were among a few senior government authorities at the current year’s enumeration results dispatch function.