Kenya Population 2022


Kenya map
  • The current population of Kenya is estimated at 55,856,342 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Kenya represent 0.71% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Kenya is 78 inhabitants per km2.
  • Kenya is located in Africa.
  • Kenya ranks number 27 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Kenya is 0.0198° S. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 37.9121° E.
  • The median age in Kenya is 20.1 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Kenya is 15,120 KES per month, around USD $128.79 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Kenya shares its land boundary with are South Sudan and Ethiopia to the north, Somalia and the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the south, and Uganda and Lake Victoria to the west.

Kenya

Official name Republic of Kenya
Location Africa
Capital Nairobi
Population 55,839,697 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 78/km2
Population growth rate 2.31% (in 2022)
Area 580,367 km2 (224,080.86 sq mi)
Official language Swahili
Currency Kenyan shilling (KES)
Life expectancy 67.20 years
Internet TLD .ke
Call code +254

Cities in Kenya ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Kenya. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Kenya

# City Population 2022
1 Nairobi 2,753,298
2 Mombasa 800,788
3 Ruiru 494,531
4 Kikuyu 326,666
5 Nakuru 261,047
6 Eldoret 220,019
7 Kisumu 217,432
8 Thika 201,580
9 Limuru 160,397
10 Malindi 119,105
11 Kitale 75,754
12 Garissa 68,370
13 Kakamega 63,946
14 Kapenguria 56,582
15 Bungoma 56,460
16 Busia 52,553
17 Nyeri 51,472
18 Ol Kalou 48,263
19 Meru 47,694
20 Kilifi 46,584
21 Wajir 46,114
22 Voi 45,874
23 Mumias 45,812
24 Iten 42,336
25 Lugulu 41,266
26 Homa Bay 40,750
27 Naivasha 38,757
28 Nanyuki 36,471
29 Mandera 36,422
30 Narok 36,393
31 Kericho 36,034
32 Migori 35,575
33 Embu 35,289
34 Moyale 34,582
35 Isiolo 33,519
36 Machakos 32,316
37 Nyahururu 32,211
38 Rongai 30,730
39 Pumwani 29,883
40 Kisii 28,798
41 Molo 28,141
42 Kabarnet 24,917
43 Athi River 24,704
44 Lamu 24,704
45 Webuye 22,721
46 Karuri 21,682
47 Kiambu 21,434
48 Maralal 21,004
49 Makueni Boma 20,826
50 Lodwar 20,435
51 Ogembo 20,172
52 Kitui 16,112
53 Siaya 15,514
54 Marsabit 15,473
55 Kerugoya 15,411
56 Muhoroni 15,349
57 Magadi 14,682
58 Taveta 13,507
59 Kihancha 13,257
60 Sagana 13,103
61 Sawa Sawa 13,087
62 Mariakani 12,904
63 Eldama Ravine 12,619
64 Wundanyi 12,605
65 Murang'a 12,103
66 Mwingi 11,339
67 Butere 11,310
68 Kajiado 11,280
69 Maua 10,898
70 Takaungu 10,843
71 Oyugis 10,209
72 Kangundo 10,196
73 Luanda 10,158
74 Nyamira 10,089
75 Ngong 9,645
76 Chuka 9,445
77 Kapsowar 9,282
78 Naro Moru 9,124
79 Ahero 8,917
80 Bondo 8,838
81 Malaba 8,520
82 Kinango 8,194
83 Baringo 7,743
84 Hola 7,054
85 Port Victoria 6,913
86 Wote 6,256
87 Witu 5,476
88 Sotik Post 5,327
89 Gazi 5,288
90 Kwale 4,941
91 Mtito Andei 4,842
92 Londiani 4,813
93 Kijabe 4,762
94 Maragua 4,724
95 Rumuruti 4,553
96 Othaya 4,520
97 Malikisi 4,394
98 Kangema 4,389
99 Nandi Hills 4,322
100 Keroka 4,191

Other Countries from Africa Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Ethiopia 119,814,176 93/km2
Democratic Republic of the Congo 105,404,210 46/km2
Egypt 105,191,099 102/km2
Kenya 55,839,697 78/km2
Algeria 45,433,964 17.9/km2
Angola 33,103,620 25/km2
Ghana 32,257,331 102/km2
Madagascar 29,098,694 35.6/km2
Ivory Coast 27,485,355 64/km2
Cameroon 27,395,781 39.9/km2
Burkina Faso 22,081,135 65/km2
Mali 21,396,790 11.8/km2
Malawi 20,091,635 153.3/km2
Chad 17,198,842 8.7/km2
Guinea 13,612,741 41/km2
Benin 12,772,945 94.9/km2
Burundi 12,422,669 402.8/km2
Libya 7,011,320 4/km2
Republic of the Congo 5,715,910 18/km2
Liberia 5,294,709 40.50/km2