Population Distribution by Sex, Place of Residence and Type of Settlement

 
RURAL
URBAN
PERI-URBAN
Total
  Formal Informal Formal Informal Formal Informal Formal Informal
KENYA                
Male 12,896,152 58,980 3,579,485 923,912 1,396,249 34,051 17,871,886 1,016,943
Female 13,228,525 56,425 3,666,089 804,321 1,434,534 34,605 18,329,148 895,351
Total 26,124,677 115,405 7,245,574 1,728,233 2,830,783 68,656 36,201,034 1,912,294
NAIROBI                
Male 955,751 609,439 955,751 609,439
Female 1,000,859 512,817 1,000,859 512,817
Total 1,956,610 1,122,256 1,956,610 1,122,256
NYANDARUA                
Male 233,379 22,888 32,428 288,695
Female 243,172 23,841 33,854 300,867
Total 476,551 46,729 66,282 589,562
NYERI                
Male 253,910 43,099 2,656 31,046 706 328,055 3,362
Female 265,492 46,815 3,027 31,879 729 344,186 3,756
Total 519,402 89,914 5,683 62,925 1,435 672,241 7,118
KIRINYAGA                
Male 218,560 25,439 12,579 256,578
Female 223,135 28,625 12,757 264,517
Total 441,695 54,064 25,336 521,095
MURANG’A                
Male 390,131 23,731 40,178 454,040
Female 414,865 25,634 41,137 481,636
Total 804,996 49,365 81,315 935,676
KIAMBU                
Male 284,689 14,154 423,921 9,137 59,920 768,530 23,291
Female 293,462 14,584 437,028 7,569 58,946 789,436 22,153
Total 578,151 28,738 860,949 16,706 118,866 1,557,966 45,444
MOMBASA                
Male 351,991 112,485 5,432 4,098 357,423 116,583
Female 339,971 96,633 5,560 4,399 345,531 101,032
Total 691,962 209,118 10,992 8,497 702,954 217,615
KWALE                
Male 255,615 43,286 13,297 312,198
Female 273,908 42,746 13,828 330,482
Total 529,523 86,032 27,125 642,680
KILIFI                
Male 391,653 97,131 21,461 17,608 1,002 506,392 22,463
Female 429,722 100,063 21,359 17,692 990 547,477 22,349
Total 821,375 197,194 42,820 35,300 1,992 1,053,869 44,812
TANA RIVER                
Male 101,016 13,690 1,065 2,987 115,771 2,987
Female 102,177 13,746 1,118 3,018 117,041 3,018
Total 203,193 27,436 2,183 6,005 232,812 6,005
LAMU                
Male 41,585 6,978 2,838 51,401
Female 38,354 7,006 2,719 48,079
Total 79,939 13,984 5,557 99,480
TAITA TAVETA                
Male 114,459 586 10,920 9,835 2,584 127,963 10,421
Female 112,026 596 11,057 10,310 2,477 125,560 10,906
Total 226,485 1,182 21,977 20,145 5,061 253,523 21,327
MARSABIT                
Male 116,367 992 25,855 5,624 147,846 992
Female 106,943 689 27,245   4,749   138,937 689
  223,310 1,681 53,100   10,373   286,783 1,681
ISIOLO                
Male 40,837   28,212   1,366   70,415  
Female 37,635   29,883   1,466   68,984  
  78,472   58,095   2,832   139,399  
MERU                
Male 611,081   38,005 2,788 8,120   657,206 2,788
Female 626,015   40,289 3,119 8,319   674,623 3,119
  1,237,096   78,294 5,907 16,439   1,331,829 5,907
THARAKA                
Male 137,195   6,651 405 31,739 52 175,585 457
Female 144,214   7,566 358 31,947 72 183,727 430
  281,409   14,217 763 63,686 124 359,312 887
EMBU                
Male 211,301   16,159 2,365 20,352   247,812 2,365
Female 217,422   17,766 2,374 20,730   255,918 2,374
  428,723   33,925 4,739 41,082   503,730 4,739
KITUI                
Male 407,965   16,394 1,656 47,116   471,475 1,656
Female 456,005   17,320 1,806 49,599   522,924 1,806
  863,970   33,714 3,462 96,715   994,399 3,462
MACHAKOS                
Male 252,858   88,011 4,247 190,793   531,662 4,247
Female 272,645   83,275 3,738 190,081   546,001 3,738
  525,503   171,286 7,985 380,874   1,077,663 7,985
MAKUENI                
Male 375,807   18,520   30,415   424,742  
Female 399,977   19,014   30,662   449,653  
  775,784   37,534   61,077   874,395  
GARISSA                
Male 231,382 27,930 67,506   1,948 1,554 300,836 29,484
Female 193,626 25,494 64,490   1,664 1,280 259,780 26,774
  425,008 53,424 131,996   3,612 2,834 560,616 56,258
WAJIR                
Male 313,536   12,545 357 34,258   360,339 357
Female 254,551   11,154 280 31,410   297,115 280
  568,087   23,699 637 65,668   657,454 637
MANDERA                
Male 460,292 1,966 70,243   25,321   555,856 1,966
Female 380,622 2,162 59,958   22,553   463,133 2,162
  840,914 4,128 130,201   47,874   1,018,989 4,128
SIAYA                
Male 350,549 1,983 30,444 1,184 10,334   391,327 3,167
Female 391,587 1,803 33,949 1,028 11,123   436,659 2,831
  742,136 3,786 64,393 2,212 21,457   827,986 5,998
KISUMU                
Male 220,861   62,611 83,010 89,892 7,679 373,364 90,689
Female 240,284   65,318 80,686 94,438 8,049 400,040 88,735
  461,145   127,929 163,696 184,330 15,728 773,404 179,424
MIGORI                
Male 292,179   61,147   85,489   438,815  
Female 311,549   64,287   93,092   468,928  
  603,728   125,434   178,581   907,743  
HOMA BAY                
Male 390,669 2,343 29,587 541 34,190   454,446 2,884
Female 425,367 1,650 32,310 543 38,003   495,680 2,193
  816,036 3,993 61,897 1,084 72,193   950,126 5,077
KISII                
Male 435,817   41,286 1,924 65,435   542,538 1,924
Female 481,443   42,635 2,039 71,453   595,531 2,039
  917,260   83,921 3,963 136,888   1,138,069 3,963
NYAMIRA                
Male 247,841   11,532   25,141   284,514  
Female 268,494   12,086   27,230   307,810  
  516,335   23,618   52,371   592,324  
TURKANA                
Male 383,985 6,141 46,564   3,843   434,392 6,141
Female 351,933 6,230 45,535   4,017   401,485 6,230
  735,918 12,371 92,099   7,860   835,877 12,371
WEST POKOT                
Male 232,248 811 4,738 5,183 2,058 8,183 239,044 14,177
Female 234,841 905 5,082 5,197 2,161 8,255 242,084 14,357
  467,089 1,716 9,820 10,380 4,219 16,438 481,128 28,534
SAMBURU                
Male 92,158   12,892   5,031   110,081  
Female 92,511   13,554   5,143   111,208  
  184,669   26,446   10,174   221,289  
TRANS NZOIA                
Male 322,392 918 50,688   27,558   400,638 918
Female 328,679 987 50,787   27,575   407,041 987
  651,071 1,905 101,475   55,133   807,679 1,905
BARINGO                
Male 245,832   25,644   4,097   275,573  
Female 241,632   27,222   4,279   273,133  
  487,464   52,866   8,376   548,706  
UASIN GISHU                
Male 266,679   98,570 36,293 31,472 1,644 396,721 37,937
Female 269,194   101,890 32,887 31,665 1,829 402,749 34,716
  535,873   200,460 69,180 63,137 3,473 799,470 72,653
ELGEYO-MARAKWET                
Male 157,339   7,993   17,123   182,455  
Female 158,231   8,301   17,861   184,393  
  315,570   16,294   34,984   366,848  
NANDI                
Male 321,662   15,906   33,920   371,488  
Female 321,333   15,908   34,012   371,253  
  642,995   31,814   67,932   742,741  
LAIKIPIA                
Male 157,114   31,530   4,758   193,402  
Female 159,349   34,056   4,832   198,237  
  316,463   65,586   9,590   391,639  
NAKURU                
Male 434,154 1,156 280,376 9,795 51,143 3,655 765,673 14,606
Female 432,199 1,325 287,465 9,572 51,922 3,283 771,586 14,180
  866,353 2,481 567,841 19,367 103,065 6,938 1,537,259 28,786
NAROK                
Male 395,501   27,157       422,658  
Female 391,708   27,147       418,855  
  787,209   54,304       841,513  
KAJIADO                
Male 199,170   130,766 3,138 5,421   335,357 3,138
Female 200,132   129,859 3,146 5,330   335,321 3,146
  399,302   260,625 6,284 10,751   670,678 6,284
KERICHO                
Male 182,742   23,992 3,107 83,399   290,133 3,107
Female 177,876   23,502 2,678 83,912   285,290 2,678
  360,618   47,494 5,785 167,311   575,423 5,785
BOMET                
Male 389,354   8,626   40,675   438,655  
Female 395,013   8,485   41,284   444,782  
  784,367   17,111   81,959   883,437  
KAKAMEGA                
Male 681,357   58,259 1,983 51,161   790,777 1,983
Female 737,421   60,383 2,066 54,515   852,319 2,066
  1,418,778   118,642 4,049 105,676   1,643,096 4,049
VIHIGA                
Male 177,660   19,671 923 59,463 2,491 256,794 3,414
Female 199,025   21,315 1,089 64,675 2,701 285,015 3,790
  376,685   40,986 2,012 124,138 5,192 541,809 7,204
BUNGOMA                
Male 562,700   61,850   40,334   664,884  
Female 589,782   65,919   42,076   697,777  
  1,152,482   127,769   82,410   1,362,661  
BUSIA                
Male 312,571   30,730   8,285   351,586  
Female 342,974   33,743   8,789   385,506  
  655,545   64,473   17,074   737,092  

Source: Kenya Population and Housing Census