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Counties with highest and lowest number of people in Kenya

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Nairobi County has the highest number of people, followed by Kiambu,Nakuru,Kakamega respectively. The counties with lowest number of people include Lamu,Isiolo,Samburu,Tana River and Taita Taveta.

The number of people per county was provided by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics based on the Census Report.

Here is a table showing the number of people per county,the most populous and least populous counties in Kenya.

NAME OF COUNTY Total Number of People
NAIROBI 4,397,073
KIAMBU 2,417,735
NAKURU 2,162,202
KAKAMEGA 1,867,579
BUNGOMA 1,670,570
MERU 1,547,714
KILIFI 1,453,767
MACHAKOS 1,421,932
KISII 1,266,860
MOMBASA 1,208,333
UASIN GISHU 1,163,186
NAROK 1,157,873
KISUMU 1,155,574
KITUI 1,136,167
HOMA BAY 1,131,950
KAJIADO 1,117,840
MIGORI 1,116,436
MURANGA 1,056,640
SIAYA 993,183
TRANS NZOIA 990,341
MAKUENI 987,653
TURKANA 926,976
KERICHO 901,777
BUSIA 893,681
NANDI 885,711
BOMET 875,689
MANDERA 867,457
KWALE 866,820
GARISSA 841,353
WAJIR 781,263
NYERI 750,164
BARINGO 666,763
NYANDARUA 638,289
WEST POKOT 621,241
KIRINYAGA 610,411
EMBU 608,599
NYAMIRA 605,576
VIHIGA 590,013
LAIKIPIA 518,560
MARSABIT 459,785
ELGEYO MARAKWET 454,480
THARAKA NITHI 393,177
TAITA/TAVETA 340,671
TANA RIVER 315,943
SAMBURU 310,327
ISIOLO 266,002
LAMU 143,920
   
 
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