2009 kenya population and housing census

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KENYA 2009 POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS RESULTS: FACT
AND FIGURES ON NORTH EASTERN PROVINCE.

By: Ibrahim Rashid Hassan
The population of Kenya from the year 1879 to 2009 is as follows:
1897 – 2.5 million people.
1948 – 5.4 million people.
1962 – 8.6 million people.
1969 – 10.9 million people.
1979 – 15.3 million people.
1989 – 21.4 million people.
1999 – 28.7 million people.
2009 – 38,610,097 million people.
• Muslim population stands at 4, 304, 798 people.
• The Somali Population of North Eastern Province stands at
2,310,757 people.
• The Number of households in the region stands at 312,661
households.
• Most populous county in NEP is Mandera district with 559,943
males and 465,813 females.
• Mandera central is the most populous constituency with 225, 579
males and 191,715 females (Total 417,294).
DISTRICTS WITH INCONSISTENCE FIGURES, IN NEP.
Constituency
Male
Female
Total
Lagdera
133,164
111,959
245,123
Wajir East
122,083
102,335
224,418
Mandera Central
225,579
191,715
417,294
Mandera East
159,557
129,130
288,687
Mandera West
174,807
144,968
319,775
EDUCATION
PROVINCE

PRE-
PRIMARY
SECONDARY UNIVERSITY
PRIMARY
NEP
24,383
414,541
60,133
2,431
WATER
province Pond/Dam piped

stream Spring/borehole Harvested Other
Rain
NEP
16.3%
11.6% 5.1%
51.1%
2.5%
13.0%

HUMAN WASTE DISPOSAL
PROVINCE MAIN

SEPTIC CESS
PIT
BUSH
OTHER
SEWER
TANK
POOL
LATRINE
NEP
0.4%
0.4%
0.1%
33.3%
63.3%
2.7%
LIVESTOCK POPULATION IN NEP
EXOTIC INDIGENOUS SHEEP

GOAT
CAMELS
DONKEY
CATTLE
CATTLE
80,422
2,694,786
4,264,155 7,886,586 1,700,893 382,345
Pigs – 68
Indigenous chicken – 422,899
Chicken commercial – 71,313
Bee Hives – 59,189
OWNERSHIP OF HOUSEHOLD ASSETS IN NORTH EASTERN
PROVINCE OF KENYA.
RADIO

TV
MOBILE
LANDLINE
COMPUTER OTHER
PHONES
TELEPHONE
175,277 10,925=3.5% 90,091=28.8% 1,251=0.4%
1,936=0.6%
49,249=2.7%
=56.1%
MUSLIM POPULATION IN KENYA
The Muslim population in Kenya is 4,304,798 people.
TOTAL KENYAN POPULATION
Male 19,192,458
Female 19,417,639
Total population of Kenya now stands at 38,610,097 according to the
2009 population and Housing Census.
Ethnic affiliation
1. Kikuyu – 6,622,576
2. Luhya – 5,338,666
3. Kelenjin – 4,967,328
4. Luo – 4,044,440
5. Kamba – 3,893,157
6. Somali - 2,385,572

Source:
The 2009 Kenya population and housing census results.

The author can be reached on:
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