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1) Natural geography
 

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Area > Comparative
slightly more than twice the size of Nevada
Area > Comparative to US places
slightly more than twice the size of Nevada
Area > Land 569,250 sq km [47th of 238]
Area > Land (per capita) 14.998 sq km per 1,000 people [98th of 227]
Area > Total 582,650 sq km [53rd of 250]
Area > Total (per capita) 15.352 sq km per 1,000 people [100th of 231]
Area > Water 13,400 sq km [33rd of 239]
Area > Water (per capita) 353.06 sq km per million people [61st of 225]
Capital city with population Nairobi - 2,000,000
Climate
varies from tropical along coast to arid in interior
Coastline 536 km [112nd of 271]
Elevation extremes > Highest point Mount Kenya 5,199 m
Elevation extremes > Lowest point Indian Ocean 0 m
Forested Land 30% [83rd of 193]
Geographic coordinates 1 00 N, 38 00 E
Geography > Note
the Kenyan Highlands comprise one of the most successful agricultural production regions in Africa; glaciers are found on Mount Kenya, Africa's second highest peak; unique physiography supports abundant and varied wildlife of scientific and economic value
highest towns > Town/City Nyahururu
Irrigated land 1,030 sq km [93rd of 196]
Irrigated land (per capita) 31.466 sq km per million people [139th of 167]
Land area > sq. km 569,140 km² [45th of 206]
Land area > sq. km (per capita) 16.614 km² per 1,000 people [82nd of 206]
land border lengths > J-L > Number of neighbours 5 [3rd of 16]
land border lengths > J-L > Total Borders 3,477 km [5th of 16]
Land boundaries > Border countries
Ethiopia 861 km, Somalia 682 km, Sudan 232 km, Tanzania 769 km, Uganda 933 km
Land boundaries > Total 3,477 km [53rd of 166]
Land boundaries > Total (per capita) 91.611 km per million people [123rd of 164]
Land use > Arable land 8.01% [126th of 258]
Land use > Other 91.02% [103rd of 258]
Land use > Permanent crops 0.97% [117th of 258]
Largest city with population Nairobi - 2,000,000
Location
Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Somalia and Tanzania
Map references
Africa
Maritime claims > Continental shelf
200 m depth or to the depth of exploitation
Maritime claims > Exclusive economic zone 200 nautical mile [64th of 123]
Maritime claims > Territorial sea 12 nautical mile [131st of 191]
Natural hazards
recurring drought; flooding during rainy seasons
Natural resources
limestone, soda ash, salt, gemstones, fluorspar, zinc, diatomite, gypsum, wildlife, hydropower
northernmost point > Latitude 05°35'N
Population density 50.61 people per sqkm [144th of 256]
Population density > people per sq. km 60.19 people/m² [123rd of 204]
Precipitation 1,063 mm [31st of 95]
Rural population density > rural population per sq. km of arable land 561.05 people/km² of arable lan [42nd of 188]
Surface area > sq. km 580,370 km² [46th of 206]
Surface area > sq. km (per capita) 16.942 km² per 1,000 people [82nd of 207]
tallest mountains > Mountain Mount Kenya
Terrain
low plains rise to central highlands bisected by Great Rift Valley; fertile plateau in west


SOURCES
CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook, City Population, CIA World Factbook, World Gazetteer, Official government websites.; FAO; Wikipedia: List of highest towns by country ; World Development Indicators database; Wikipedia: List of land border lengths ; Wikipedia: List of countries by northernmost point ; Heal The World Foundation.; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; Wikipedia: List of tallest mountains by country

Environment

 

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Acidification 0% [130th of 141]
Adjusted savings: carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 0.37 % of GNI [85th of 179]
Adjusted savings: net forest depletion > % of GNI 1.11 % of GNI [17th of 57]
Adjusted savings: particulate emission damage > % of GNI 0.13 % of GNI [124th of 165]
Areas under protection 68 [63rd of 146]
Areas under protection (per capita) 2.01005 per 1 million people [86th of 146]
Biodiversity richness 2 [28th of 53]
Biosphere reserves area 1,335 thousand hectares [33rd of 86]
Biosphere reserves area (per capita) 39.462 thousand hectares per 1 [41st of 86]
Breeding birds threatened 2.83% [63rd of 136]
Carbon efficiency 0.85 CO2 emissions/$ GDP [91st of 141]
CFC consumption 2,214.78 [57th of 107]
CFC consumption (per capita) 0.0654679 per 1,000 people [65th of 107]
CO2 Emissions 10,191 [87th of 178]
CO2 Emissions (per capita) 0.301241 per 1,000 people [139th of 176]
CO2 emissions > kg per 2000 PPP $ of GDP 0.26 kg/PPP$ [103rd of 170]
CO2 emissions > kt 8,772.88 kt [95th of 195]
CO2 emissions > kt (per capita) 0.268 kt per 1,000 people [161st of 196]
CPIA policy and institutions for environmental sustainability rating 3 [36th of 75]
Current issues
water pollution from urban and industrial wastes; degradation of water quality from increased use of pesticides and fertilizers; water hyacinth infestation in Lake Victoria; deforestation; soil erosion; desertification; poaching
Ecological footprint 1.15 [102nd of 141]
Endangered species protection 65% [77th of 141]
Fertiliser consumption 319 hundred grams/hectare [91st of 141]
Forest area > % of land area 6.19 % of land area [164th of 195]
Forest area > sq. km 35,220 km² [83rd of 195]
Forest area > sq. km (per capita) 1,028.149 km² per 1,000 people [146th of 195]
Freshwater withdrawal 1.58 [72nd of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Agricultural 64% [82nd of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Domestic 30% [25th of 124]
Freshwater withdrawal > Industrial 6% [59th of 124]
Groundwater withdrawals 0 [178th of 188]
International agreements > Party to
Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Marine Life Conservation, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands, Whaling
International agreements > Signed but not ratified
none of the selected agreements
Known breeding bird species 344 [17th of 146]
Known breeding bird species (per capita) 10.1685 per 1 million people [98th of 146]
Known mammal species 359 [9th of 145]
Known mammal species (per capita) 10.6119 per 1 million people [78th of 145]
Marine areas under protection 11 [32nd of 95]
Marine areas under protection (per capita) 0.325155 per 1 million people [56th of 95]
Marine fish catch 5,603 tons [92nd of 141]
Marine fish catch (per capita) 0.165622 tons per 1,000 people [101st of 141]
Non-wildness 0.93% [102nd of 141]
NOx emissions per populated area 0.22 thousand metric tons/squ [75th of 141]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day 56,101.66 kg/day [12th of 115]
Organic water pollutant (BOD) emissions > kg per day per worker 0.24 kg per day per worker [5th of 115]
PM10, country level > micrograms per cubic meter 38.69 mcg/m³ [95th of 185]
Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999 2,412 [92nd of 199]
Protected area 6.2 [68th of 147]
SO2 emissions per populated area 160 thousand metric tons/squ [107th of 141]
SO2 exports 2,778.82 hundred metric tons [18th of 141]
Threatened species 107 [16th of 158]
Threatened species > Mammal 43 [11th of 160]
Urban NO2 concentration 71.05 micrograms/m3 [16th of 141]
Urban SO2 concentration 47.81 micrograms/m3 [70th of 141]
Water > Availability 1.51 thousand cubic metres [95th of 141]
Water > Dissolved oxygen concentration 6.83 mls/litre [91st of 141]
Water > Freshwater pollution 0.78 tons/cubic km [35th of 69]
Water > Phosphorus concentration 0.58 mls/litre [20th of 141]
Water > Salinisation 504 [83rd of 141]
Water > Severe water stress 1.1 [83rd of 140]
Water > Suspended solids 5.64 mls/litre [50th of 141]
Water pollution, chemical industry > % of total BOD emissions 5.37 % [22nd of 114]
Water pollution, clay and glass industry > % of total BOD emissions 0.09 % [30th of 112]
Water pollution, food industry > % of total BOD emissions 66.81 % [6th of 114]
Water pollution, metal industry > % of total BOD emissions 4.15 % [57th of 94]
Water pollution, other industry > % of total BOD emissions 2.66 % [61st of 107]
Water pollution, paper and pulp industry > % of total BOD emissions 11.46 % [19th of 111]
Water pollution, textile industry > % of total BOD emissions 12.78 % [12th of 114]
Water pollution, wood industry > % of total BOD emissions 1.71 % [23rd of 114]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area 91 thousand hectares [68th of 112]
Wetlands of intl importance > Area (per capita) 2.68992 thousand hectares per 1 m [81st of 112]
Wildness 39.01% [30th of 141]


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Stockholm Environment Institute at York, Acidification in Developing Countries: Ecosystem Sensitivity and the Critical Loads Approach at the Global scale, 2000 via ciesin.org; World Development Indicators database; World Resources Institute; ; 2000 IUCN Red List, and World Resources Institute,World Resources 2000-2001, Washington, DC: WRI, 2000. Original sources: World Conservation Monitoring Center, IUCN-The World Conservation Union, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and other sources.; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center; UNEP, Production and Consumption of Ozone Depleting Substances, 1986-1998, October 1999. via ciesin.org; World Resources Institute. 2003. Carbon Emissions from energy use and cement manufacturing, 1850 to 2000. Available on-line through the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) at Washington, DC: World Resources Institute; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Living Planet Report 2000, Gland, Switzerland: 2000, and Redefining Progress.; Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, Report on National Reports Required Under Article VIII, Paragraph 7(a), of the Convention, Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties, Gigiri, Kenya, April 2000; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001. via ciesin.org; FAOSTAT on-line database; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the last wild places on the earth's surface. Accessed via ciesin.org; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: Special Report on Emissions Scenarios, Data Version 1.1, B1Illustrative Marker Scenario with model IMAGE; Gregg Marland, Tom Boden, and Bob Andres, University of North Dakota, via net publication; Jacaranda Atlas; International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, RAINS-ASIA and Co-operative Programme formonitoring and evaluation of the long range transmission of air pollutants in Europe (EMEP) via ciesin.org; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; World Resources Institute, World Resources 1998-99; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2000; WHO,Air Management Information System-AMIS 2.0, 1998; and Global Urban Observatory, Citibase, 1999. via ciesin.org; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGAP 2.1B, 2001 via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen,R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001; World Bank, World Development Indicators 2001, Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001 (for BOD emissions)and Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 (for data on waterquantity). via ciesin.org; United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen, R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 via ciesin.org; Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the lastwild places on the earth's surface. via ciesin.org


2) Human geography

Age distribution

Kenya Population Pyramid for 1990

Age and sex distribution for the year 1990:

Kenya Population Pyramid for 1995

Age and sex distribution for the year 1995:

Kenya Population Pyramid for 2000

Age and sex distribution for the year 2000:

Kenya Population Pyramid for 2003

Age and sex distribution for the year 2003:

Kenya Population Pyramid for 2005

Age and sex distribution for the year 2005:

Kenya Population Pyramid for 2010

Age and sex distribution for the year 2010:

Kenya Population Pyramid for 2020

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2020:

Kenya Population Pyramid for 2050

Predicted age and sex distribution for the year 2050:


Source
US Census Bureau, July 17, 2003


People
 

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African countries by population density > area 582,650 [22nd of 56]
African countries by population density > pop. dens. 53 [25th of 56]
African countries by population density > population 31,138,735 [10th of 56]
Age dependency ratio > dependents to working-age population 0.84 [32nd of 185]
Age structure > 0-14 years 42.6 % [35th of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years 42.5 [38th of 226]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Females 7,953,077 [21st of 225]
Age structure > 0-14 years > From total 42.2% [34th of 227]
Age structure > 0-14 years > Males 8,065,789 [21st of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years 55.2 [182nd of 226]
Age structure > 15-64 years 55.1 % [184th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Females 10,434,764 [38th of 225]
Age structure > 15-64 years > From total 55.2% [183rd of 227]
Age structure > 15-64 years > Males 10,498,468 [38th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over 2.3 % [220th of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Females 543,854 [61st of 225]
Age structure > 65 years and over > From total 2.6% [202nd of 227]
Age structure > 65 years and over > Males 457,886 [61st of 225]
Birth rate 37.89 births/1,000 population [28th of 226]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of rural 56 [30th of 52]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of total 63 [32nd of 56]
Child Protection > Birth registration, % of urban 82 [24th of 52]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of female 24 [22nd of 46]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of male 26 [21st of 46]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of poorest 20% 33 [18th of 43]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of richest 20% 5 [38th of 43]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of rural 29 [23rd of 42]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of total 25 [21st of 46]
Child Protection > Child labour 5-14 years, % of urban 6 [37th of 42]
Chinese population 190 [98th of 127]
Chinese population (per capita) 0.562 per 100,000 people [108th of 126]
CPIA social protection rating 3 [53rd of 75]
Death rate 10.3 deaths/1,000 population [62nd of 226]
Education expenditures 6.9 % of GDP [7th of 55]
Ethnic groups
Kikuyu 22%, Luhya 14%, Luo 13%, Kalenjin 12%, Kamba 11%, Kisii 6%, Meru 6%, other African 15%, non-African (Asian, European, and Arab) 1%
Ethnicity > London 66,311 [8th of 21]
Female population > Age 10-14 2,044,511 [25th of 224]
Female population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 5.89 [61st of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 1,977,171 [25th of 224]
Female population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.7 [29th of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 1,845,876 [29th of 224]
Female population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 5.32 [15th of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 1,522,447 [35th of 224]
Female population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.39 [27th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 1,044,750 [39th of 224]
Female population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.01 [183rd of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 801,034 [46th of 224]
Female population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.31 [202nd of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 690,266 [44th of 224]
Female population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 1.99 [197th of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 573,538 [48th of 224]
Female population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.65 [203rd of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 460,678 [48th of 224]
Female population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.33 [203rd of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 343,931 [53rd of 224]
Female population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 0.99 [210th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 248,377 [56th of 224]
Female population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.72 [211st of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 181,463 [61st of 224]
Female population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.52 [216th of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 123,693 [63rd of 224]
Female population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.36 [214th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 73,445 [74th of 224]
Female population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.21 [213rd of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 53,411 [77th of 224]
Female population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.15 [206th of 224]
Gender development 0.511 [109th of 141]
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Capital Nairobi
Greek diaspora > Number of Greeks in all countries > Number of ethnic Greeks
200 (est.)
Jewish population > By country > Jews > % Jewish 0.001 % [82nd of 97]
Jewish population > By country > Jews > Estimated number of Jews 400 [76th of 102]
Male population > Age 10-14 2,083,743 [26th of 224]
Male population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 6 [64th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 2,026,249 [26th of 224]
Male population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 5.84 [28th of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 1,891,841 [27th of 224]
Male population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 5.45 [17th of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 1,608,069 [33rd of 224]
Male population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 4.63 [23rd of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 1,157,706 [37th of 224]
Male population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 3.34 [149th of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 871,351 [43rd of 224]
Male population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 2.51 [200th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 683,541 [44th of 224]
Male population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 1.97 [204th of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 515,850 [51st of 224]
Male population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 1.49 [201st of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 387,516 [51st of 224]
Male population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 1.12 [202nd of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 284,030 [59th of 224]
Male population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 0.82 [206th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 205,335 [58th of 224]
Male population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 0.59 [211st of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 150,704 [62nd of 224]
Male population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.43 [214th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 102,925 [64th of 224]
Male population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.3 [215th of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 60,995 [70th of 224]
Male population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.18 [210th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 44,730 [69th of 224]
Male population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.13 [195th of 224]
Median age > Female 18.8 years [189th of 224]
Median age > Male 18.5 years [185th of 224]
Median age > Total 18.6 years [189th of 224]
Nationality > Adjective Kenyan
Nationality > Noun Kenyan(s)
Percentage living in rural areas. 61% [57th of 193]
Percentage living in urban areas 39% [145th of 199]
Population 37,953,840 [34th of 242]
Population > CIA Factbook 37,953,840 [34th of 240]
Population > Note
estimates for this country explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected (July 2007 est.)
Population ages 0-14 > % of total 42.81 % [30th of 185]
Population ages 15-64 > % of total 54.37 % [152nd of 185]
Population ages 65 and above > % of total 2.82 % [163rd of 185]
Population growth > annual % 2.33 annual % [36th of 195]
Population growth rate 2.758% [24th of 235]
Population in 2015 44,194 [30th of 225]
Population in largest city 2,772,917 [47th of 118]
Population in largest city (per capita) 0.081 per capita [92nd of 118]
Population in the largest city > % of urban population 39.11 % [33rd of 118]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million 2,772,917 [55th of 106]
Population in urban agglomerations > more than 1 million (per capita) 0.081 per capita [95th of 106]
Population, female > % of total 49.9 % [134th of 190]
Projected population growth 25.65% [90th of 141]
Rights of the Child Convention > Ratification Dates 30 Jul 1990
Rights of the Child Convention > Signatories 26 Jan 1990
Rural population 27,164,790 [19th of 193]
Rural population (per capita) 0.793 per capita [18th of 194]
Rural population growth > annual % 2.08 annual % [28th of 193]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1.01 [101st of 223]
Sex ratio > 15-64 years 1.01 male(s)/female [95th of 224]
Sex ratio > 65 years and over 0.84 male(s)/female [77th of 223]
Sex ratio > At birth 1.02 male(s)/female [212nd of 223]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > 15–65 1.01 [92nd of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > at birth 1.02 [207th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > over 65 0.83 [76th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > total 1.01 [69th of 215]
Sex ratio > sex ratios > under 15 1.02 [168th of 215]
Sex ratio > Total population 1 male(s)/female [90th of 224]
Sex ratio > Under 15 years 1.01 male(s)/female [202nd of 224]
Total fertility rate 4.7 children born/woman [38th of 225]
Total Population 34,707,817 [34th of 227]
Total population > Age 10-14 4,128,254 [26th of 224]
Total population > Age 10-14 > % of the total 11.89 [62nd of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 4,003,420 [25th of 224]
Total population > Age 15-19 > % of the total 11.53 [25th of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 3,737,717 [28th of 224]
Total population > Age 20-24 > % of the total 10.77 [15th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 3,130,516 [35th of 224]
Total population > Age 25-29 > % of the total 9.02 [26th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 2,202,456 [39th of 224]
Total population > Age 30-34 > % of the total 6.35 [174th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 1,672,385 [45th of 224]
Total population > Age 35-39 > % of the total 4.82 [205th of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 1,373,807 [44th of 224]
Total population > Age 40-44 > % of the total 3.96 [204th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 1,089,388 [49th of 224]
Total population > Age 45-49 > % of the total 3.14 [203rd of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 848,194 [51st of 224]
Total population > Age 50-54 > % of the total 2.44 [209th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 627,961 [56th of 224]
Total population > Age 55-59 > % of the total 1.81 [214th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 453,712 [56th of 224]
Total population > Age 60-64 > % of the total 1.31 [212nd of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 332,167 [62nd of 224]
Total population > Age 65-69 > % of the total 0.96 [218th of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 226,618 [64th of 224]
Total population > Age 70-74 > % of the total 0.65 [220th of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 134,440 [71st of 224]
Total population > Age 75-79 > % of the total 0.39 [216th of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 98,141 [74th of 224]
Total population > Age 80-84 > % of the total 0.28 [206th of 224]
Total Population > Female 17,262,210 [34th of 227]
Total Population > Male 17,445,607 [34th of 227]
Urban population 7,090,935 [59th of 195]
Urban population (per capita) 0.207 per capita [177th of 196]
Urban population growth > annual % 3.3 annual % [47th of 195]
Urbanization 34 [162nd of 204]
Urbanization in 1975 12.9% [147th of 164]
Urbanization in 2015 47.2% [113rd of 164]
Women > Adult literacy rate females as a % of males 85 [88th of 144]
Women > Antenatal care coverage % 76 [94th of 133]
Women > Contraceptive prevalence % 39 [111st of 170]
Women > Life expectancy females as a % of males 105 [126th of 173]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio > reported 590 [16th of 154]
Women > Maternal mortality ratio adjusted 1,000 [17th of 166]
Women > Skilled attendant at delivery % 44 [145th of 172]


SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of African countries by population density ; World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006 ; CIA World Factbook, 28 July 2005; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; UNICEF; University Libraries, Ohio University; Wikipedia: London ; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center ; Human Development Reports, United Nations 2002; Wikipedia: Greek diaspora ; Wikipedia: Jewish population ; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2003 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights. Estimates and projections of urban and rural populations are made by the Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat and published every two years. These estimates and projections are based on national census or survey data that have been evaluated and, whenever necessary, adjusted for deficiencies and inconsistencies; World Development Indicators database and CIA World Factbook; CIA World Factbook, 14 June, 2007 ; Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat, World Population Prospects: The 2004 Revision and World Urbanization Prospects: http://esa.un.org/unpp; Population Reference Bureau, 2001 World Population Data Sheet, Washington, DC: PRB, 2001. via ciesin.org; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights; The Office of the High Commissioner for Human RIghts; Wikipedia: Sex ratio ; U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, International Programs Center Spanish Statistical Institute; Population Division of the United Nations Secretariat, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision, Data Tables and Highlights (ESA/P/WP.173, 20 March 2002); UN (United Nations). 2002. World Urbanization Prospects: The 2001 Revision. Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. New York

Mortality
 

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Death rate, crude > per 1,000 people 14.46 per 1,000 people [34th of 195]
rate, adult, female > per 1,000 female adults 551.47 per 1,000 female adults [12th of 185]
rate, adult, male > per 1,000 male adults 479.05 per 1,000 male adults [21st of 185]
rate, infant > per 1,000 live births 79 per 1,000 live births [33rd of 187]
rate, under-5 > per 1,000 120 per 1,000 [34th of 187]


SOURCES
World Development Indicators database

Immigration

 

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immigrant population > Immigrants as percentage of state population

1.007

[147th of 195]

immigrant population > Number of immigrants

345,000

[73rd of 195]

immigrant population > Percentage of total number of immigrants in the world

>0.5%

International migration stock > % of population

1.01 %

[161st of 205]

International migration stock, total

344,857

[75th of 205]

Net migration

-211,519

[149th of 180]

Net migration (per capita)

-6.175 per 1 million people

[115th of 185]

Net migration rate

0 migrant(s)/1,000 populati

[85th of 225]

Net migration rate > A note
according to UNHCR, by the end of 2001 Kenya was host to 220,000 refugees from neighboring countries, including: Somalia 145,000 and Sudan 68,000 (2002 est.)

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

251,271

[10th of 151]

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum (per capita)

7,335.155 per 1 million people

[16th of 162]

Refugee population by country or territory of origin

4,640

[63rd of 77]

Refugee population by country or territory of origin (per capita)

0.135 per 1 million people

[67th of 77]

Refugees

244,620

[18th of 110]

Refugees (per capita)

7.23086 per 1,000 people

[28th of 110]

Refugees > Convention on refugees

16 May 1966 a

Refugees > Outflow

1,000

[73rd of 76]

Refugees > Outflow (per capita)

0.0295596 per 1,000 people

[71st of 76]

Refugees > US applications

3

[54th of 64]

Refugees > US applications (per capita)

0 per 1,000 people

[55th of 63]

Refugees > US applications otherwise closed

3

[26th of 39]

Refugees > US applications otherwise closed (per capita)

0 per 1,000 people

[27th of 38]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs

431,150

[6th of 40]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > IDPs (per capita)

12.268 per 1,000 people

[15th of 40]

Refugees and internally displaced persons > Refugees (country of origin)
173,702 (Somalia); 73,004 (Sudan); 16,428 (Ethiopia)

US visa lottery winners

5,721 US visa lottery winners

[4th of 178]

US visa lottery winners (per capita)

169.11 US visa lottery winners

[12th of 176]


SOURCES
Wikipedia: List of countries by immigrant population ; World Development Indicators database; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; United Nations Treaty Collection; UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees). 2002. Correspondence on refugees and internally displaced persons. February. Geneva.; United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; US Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs

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