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Population (Total) fell 1.75% to 52.8 mil in Kenya in 2021

Population (Total) (mil), 2021
Society | Kenya | January 1, 2022
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Total population fell 1.75% to 52.8 mil in Kenya in 2021, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, total population in Kenya reached an all time high of 53.8 mil in 2020 and an all time low of 6.08 mil in 1950. When compared to Kenya's main peers, total population in Ethiopia amounted to 111 mil, 12.9 mil in Somalia, 60.7 mil in Tanzania and 47.5 mil in Uganda in 2021.

Kenya has been ranked 27th within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of total population, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population (Total) Unit 2030 2031 2032 2033 2034 2035 2036 2037 2038 2039 2040 2041 2042 2043 2044 2045 2046 2047 2048 2049 2050
Dem. Republic of the Congo mil 127 129 131 133 135
Djibouti mil 1.07 1.08 1.08 1.08 1.08
Eritrea mil 11.7 11.9 12.0 12.2 12.3
Ethiopia mil 156 158 160 161 162
Kenya mil 78.9 80.0 81.0 82.1 83.1
Mozambique mil 48.1 48.9 49.7 50.5 51.3
Rwanda mil 20.9 21.1 21.4 21.6 21.9
Somalia mil 21.8 22.3 22.7 23.1 23.5
South Sudan mil 20.4 20.7 20.9 21.2 21.4
Sudan mil 63.9 64.6 65.3 66.0 66.7
Tanzania mil 102 104 106 108 110
Uganda mil 82.8 84.4 86.0 87.6 89.2
Yemen mil 36.2 36.4 36.6 36.7 36.9
Zambia mil 34.4 35.2 36.0 36.9 37.8