Population by Place of Residence, Sex, Number of Households, Area and Density

  Male Female Total Households Area in Sq. Km. Density
KENYA 19,192,378 19,417,719 38,610,097 8,767,954 581,309 66.42
NAIROBI 1,605,219 1,533,150 3,138,369 985,016 695 4,514.96
NYANDARUA 292,152 304,116 596,268 143,879 3,245 183.74
NYERI 339,724 353,834 693,558 201,703 3,337 207.83
KIRINYAGA 260,628 267,426 528,054 154,220 1,479 357.01
MURANG’A 457,860 484,721 942,581 255,696 2,559 368.37
KIAMBU 802,603 820,679 1,623,282 469,244 2,543 638.23
MOMBASA 486,924 452,446 939,370 268,700 219 4,292.09
KWALE 315,994 333,937 649,931 122,047 8,270 78.59
KILIFI 535,531 574,204 1,109,735 199,764 12,610 88.01
TANA RIVER 119,857 120,218 240,075 47,414 38,437 6.25
LAMU 53,045 48,494 101,539 22,184 6,273 16.19
TAITA TAVETA 145,333 139,324 284,657 71,090 17,084 16.66
MARSABIT 151,110 140,056 291,166 56,941 70,961 4.10
ISIOLO 73,693 69,601 143,294 31,326 25,336 5.66
MERU 670,656 685,645 1,356,301 319,616 6,933 195.63
THARAKA 178,447 186,883 365,330 88,803 2,639 138.44
EMBU 254,302 261,910 516,212 131,683 2,818 183.18
KITUI 481,283 531,426 1,012,709 205,491 30,497 33.21
MACHAKOS 543,138 555,446 1,098,584 264,500 6,208 176.96
MAKUENI 430,708 453,819 884,527 186,478 8,009 110.45
GARISSA 334,941 288,119 623,060 98,590 44,175 14.10
WAJIR 363,775 298,166 661,941 88,574 56,686 11.68
MANDERA 559,938 465,818 1,025,756 125,497 25,991 39.47
SIAYA 398,650 443,654 842,304 199,034 2,530 332.88
KISUMU 474,756 494,153 968,909 226,719 2,086 464.50
MIGORI 444,358 472,812 917,170 180,211 2,596 353.31
HOMA BAY 462,450 501,344 963,794 206,255 3,183 302.77
KISII 550,451 601,831 1,152,282 245,029 1,318 874.58
NYAMIRA 287,045 311,207 598,252 131,039 899 665.25
TURKANA 445,071 410,328 855,399 123,191 68,680 12.45
WEST POKOT 254,826 257,864 512,690 93,777 9,169 55.91
SAMBURU 112,003 111,944 223,947 47,354 21,022 10.65
TRANS NZOIA 407,170 411,587 818,757 170,117 2,496 328.09
BARINGO 279,081 276,480 555,561 110,649 11,015 50.44
UASIN GISHU 448,990 445,189 894,179 202,291 3,345 267.30
ELGEYO-MARAKWET 183,736 186,262 369,998 77,555 3,030 122.12
NANDI 376,488 376,477 752,965 154,073 2,884 261.07
LAIKIPIA 198,625 200,602 399,227 103,114 9,462 42.19
NAKURU 804,577 798,748 1,603,325 409,836 7,495 213.92
NAROK 429,027 421,893 850,920 169,220 17,933 47.45
KAJIADO 345,143 342,169 687,312 173,464 21,901 31.38
KERICHO 298,878 291,812 590,690 127,581 2,158 273.73
BOMET 442,830 449,005 891,835 174,914 2,792 319.38
KAKAMEGA 800,977 859,674 1,660,651 355,679 3,018 550.31
VIHIGA 262,718 291,904 554,622 123,347 564 982.55
BUNGOMA 671,548 703,515 1,375,063 270,824 3,032 453.49
BUSIA 356,119 387,827 743,946 154,225 1,695 438.90

Source: Kenya Population and Housing Census