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Population Per County in Kenya According to 2019 Census Result

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The Population per county in Kenya for the year 2019 has been summarized by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics through the Census exercise. There are a total of 47 counties where the most populous county is Nairobi with a total of 4.4 million people. According to KNBS, which released the 2019 census result, there are more women than men in almost every county.

The statistics show that Kiambu and Nakuru counties are the second and third most populous counties in Kenya with each boasting of over 2 million people.

Below is a table showing the summary of people per county as of 2019:

NAME OF COUNTY TOTAL MALE FEMALE
MOMBASA 1,208,333 610,257 598,046
KWALE 866,820 425,121 441,681
KILIFI 1,453,767 704,089 749,673
TANA RIVER 315,943 158,550 157,391
LAMU 143,920 76,103 67,813
TAITA/TAVETA 340,671 173,337 167,227
GARISSA 841,353 468,976 382,344
WAJIR 781,263 415,374 365,840
MANDERA 867,457 434,976 332,444
MARSABIT 459,785 243,548 216,219
ISIOLO 266,002 139,510 128,483
MERU 1,547,714 767,698 777,975
THARAKA NITHI 393,177 193,764 199,406
EMBU 608,599 304,208 304,367
KITUI 1,136,167 549,003 567,151
MACHAKOS 1,421,932 710,707 711,191
MAKUENI 987,653 489,891 497,942
NYANDARUA 638,289 315,022 323,247
NYERI 750,164 374,266 364,845
KIRINYAGA 610,411 302,011 308,369
MURANGA 1,056,640 523,940 532,669
KIAMBU 2,417,735 1,187,148 1,230,454
TURKANA 926,976 478,087 448,868
WEST POKOT 621,241 307,013 314,213
SAMBURU 310,327 156,774 153,546
TRANS NZOIA 990,341 489,107 501,206
UASIN GISHU 1,163,186 580,269 582,889
ELGEYO MARAKWET 454,480 227,317 227,151
NANDI 885,711 441,259 444,430
BARINGO 666,763 336,322 330,428
LAIKIPIA 518,560 259,440 259,102
NAKURU 2,162,202 1,077,272 1,084,835
NAROK 1,157,873 579,042 578,805
KAJIADO 1,117,840 557,098 560,704
KERICHO 901,777 450,741 451,008
BOMET 875,689 434,287 441,379
KAKAMEGA 1,867,579 897,133 970,406
VIHIGA 590,013 283,678 306,323
BUNGOMA 1,670,570 812,146 858,389
BUSIA 893,681 426,252 467,401
SIAYA 993,183 471,669 521,496
KISUMU 1,155,574 560,942 594,609
HOMA BAY 1,131,950 539,560 592,367
MIGORI 1,116,436 536,187 580,214
KISII 1,266,860 605,784 661,038
NYAMIRA 605,576 290,907 314,656
NAIROBI 4,397,073 2,192,452 2,204,376

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