Fellow Kenyans, thank you for your participation on the Day One of the Big Count. The first day of the census exercise was largely successful. We are encouraged by the progress and can confirm that exercise went on smoothly. The enthusiasm and eagerness to be counted was profound.
We thank business owners for heeding the Government’s ca Read More
The Government wishes to inform the general public that preparation for the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census (KPHC) has been concluded. This includes the successful listing exercise to familiarize with the areas of enumeration and households. The enumerators, content supervisors, ICT supervisors and all other ke Read More
What’s a population census?
A population census is the process of counting all people in a country at a specified time. The process of capturing census information is referred to as enumeration. Census is the total process of collecting, compiling, evaluating, analysing, and publishing demographic, social, and/or econom Read More
Kenya is set to have its sixth national Census since independence on the night of 24th August 2019. The previous population Censuses were held in 1948, 1962 (pre-independence), 1969, 1979, 1989, 1999 and 2009. The practice of counting the population dates back to ancient times. Historical records show that ancient rulers needed to count their pe Read More
Press Statement by the Acting Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Planning Hon. (Amb.) Ukur Yatani on the upcoming 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census
Get ready to be counted
I wish to inform the public that plans for the 2019 Population and Housing Census which will start from night of 24/25th August 2019 and continue Read More