The total population in Kenya was estimated at 47.8 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Kenya had a population of 8.1 million people.

Population in Kenya is expected to be 49.60 Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Kenya Population is projected to trend around 52.60 Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Kenya Population

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
47.80 46.60 47.80 8.11 1960 - 2018 Million Yearly

Kenya Population
The population of Kenya represents 0.60 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 168 people on the planet is a resident of Kenya.

Kenya Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 9.30 11.50 12.20 9.30 percent [+]
Population 47.80 46.60 47.80 8.11 Million [+]
Wages High Skilled 60500.00 62300.00 62300.00 60500.00 KES/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 17500.00 19100.00 19100.00 16400.00 KES/Month [+]
Living Wage Family 48500.00 47500.00 48500.00 46600.00 KES/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 22300.00 21400.00 22400.00 20900.00 KES/Month [+]
Minimum Wages 13572.00 13572.00 13572.00 1700.00 KES/Month [+]