Population of Kenya

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Kenya is 56,075,654 as of May 20, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Kenya is projected at 54,985,698 or 54.986 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Kenya is projected at 53,771,296 or 53.771 million people for the year 2020. Kenya ranks number 26th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Kenya is ranked 7th among 58 countries in Africa.

Kenya's population will be increased year by year. The Kenya population is projected to reach 66.45 million in 2030 and increase further to 91.58 million in 2050 and 125.42 million by 2100. Kenya accounts for 0.70 percent of the world population. However, its global share increased by 0.25% in 1953 and is projected to increase by 1.15% by 2100.

Kenya was at 59th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to decline at 20th in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Kenya population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202053,771,2961,197,3232.280.69
202154,985,6981,214,4022.260.70
202256,215,2211,229,5232.240.71
202357,458,8971,243,6762.210.72
202458,714,8041,255,9072.190.72
202559,981,3101,266,5062.160.73
202661,257,8031,276,4932.130.74
202762,544,0141,286,2112.100.75
202863,838,8781,294,8642.070.76
202965,141,2061,302,3282.040.77
203066,449,6541,308,4482.010.78
203167,763,3291,313,6751.980.79
203269,080,7251,317,3961.940.80
203370,399,0931,318,3681.910.80
203471,715,1771,316,0841.870.81
203573,026,2881,311,1111.830.82
203674,330,8601,304,5721.790.83
203775,628,1421,297,2821.750.84
203876,917,3501,289,2081.700.85
203978,198,0221,280,6721.660.86
204079,469,6701,271,6481.630.86
204180,731,5091,261,8391.590.87
204281,982,7191,251,2101.550.88
204383,222,9211,240,2021.510.89
204484,451,8441,228,9231.480.90
204585,669,2611,217,4171.440.90
204686,874,6071,205,3461.410.91
204788,067,5501,192,9431.370.92
204889,248,3371,180,7871.340.93
204990,417,4441,169,1071.310.93
205091,575,0891,157,6451.280.94
205192,721,0671,145,9781.250.95
205293,854,7861,133,7191.220.95
205394,975,5391,120,7531.190.96
205496,082,4631,106,9241.170.97
205597,174,7671,092,3041.140.98
205698,251,8991,077,1321.110.98
205799,313,4211,061,5221.080.99
2058100,358,7431,045,3221.051.00
2059101,387,2251,028,4821.021.00
2060102,398,2681,011,0431.001.01
2061103,391,402993,1340.971.01
2062104,366,032974,6300.941.02
2063105,321,306955,2740.921.03
2064106,256,277934,9710.891.03
2065107,170,156913,8790.861.04
2066108,062,437892,2810.831.04
2067108,932,863870,4260.811.05
2068109,781,223848,3600.781.06
2069110,607,416826,1930.751.06
2070111,411,340803,9240.731.07
2071112,192,784781,4440.701.07
2072112,951,562758,7780.681.07
2073113,687,744736,1820.651.08
2074114,401,473713,7290.631.08
2075115,092,858691,3850.601.09
2076115,761,922669,0640.581.09
2077116,408,647646,7250.561.10
2078117,032,952624,3050.541.10
2079117,634,731601,7790.511.10
2080118,213,961579,2300.491.11
2081118,770,726556,7650.471.11
2082119,305,192534,4660.451.11
2083119,817,573512,3810.431.12
2084120,308,116490,5430.411.12
2085120,777,086468,9700.391.12
2086121,224,702447,6160.371.13
2087121,651,196426,4940.351.13
2088122,056,855405,6590.331.13
2089122,442,015385,1600.321.13
2090122,806,990364,9750.301.14
2091123,152,119345,1290.281.14
2092123,477,714325,5950.261.14
2093123,784,134306,4200.251.14
2094124,071,705287,5710.231.14
2095124,340,814269,1090.221.15
2096124,591,845251,0310.201.15
2097124,825,206233,3610.191.15
2098125,041,354216,1480.171.15
2099125,240,736199,3820.161.15
2100125,423,854183,1180.151.15

Kenya population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19506,076,758--0.24
19516,242,098165,3402.720.24
19526,415,961173,8632.790.24
19536,598,170182,2092.840.25
19546,788,707190,5372.890.25
19556,987,658198,9512.930.25
19567,195,226207,5682.970.25
19577,411,765216,5393.010.26
19587,637,713225,9483.050.26
19597,873,623235,9103.090.26
19608,120,080246,4573.130.27
19618,377,696257,6163.170.27
19628,647,011269,3153.210.27
19638,928,511281,5003.260.28
19649,222,692294,1813.290.28
19659,530,173307,4813.330.29
19669,851,444321,2713.370.29
196710,187,478336,0343.410.29
196810,539,894352,4163.460.30
196910,910,675370,7813.520.30
197011,301,394390,7193.580.31
197111,713,048411,6543.640.31
197212,146,068433,0203.700.32
197312,600,797454,7293.740.32
197413,077,341476,5443.780.33
197513,575,907498,5663.810.33
197614,096,263520,3563.830.34
197714,638,890542,6273.850.35
197815,205,374566,4843.870.35
197915,797,776592,4023.900.36
198016,417,197619,4213.920.37
198117,063,876646,6793.940.38
198217,736,326672,4503.940.38
198318,431,761695,4353.920.39
198419,146,400714,6393.880.40
198519,877,083730,6833.820.41
198620,622,560745,4773.750.42
198721,382,112759,5523.680.42
198822,153,676771,5643.610.43
198922,935,092781,4163.530.44
199023,724,579789,4873.440.45
199124,521,703797,1243.360.45
199225,326,078804,3753.280.46
199326,136,216810,1383.200.47
199426,950,513814,2973.120.48
199527,768,296817,7833.030.48
199628,589,451821,1552.960.49
199729,415,659826,2082.890.50
199830,250,488834,8292.840.51
199931,098,757848,2692.800.51
200031,964,557865,8002.780.52
200132,848,564884,0072.770.53
200233,751,739903,1752.750.54
200334,678,779927,0402.750.54
200435,635,271956,4922.760.55
200536,624,895989,6242.780.56
200637,649,0331,024,1382.800.57
200738,705,9321,056,8992.810.58
200839,791,9811,086,0492.810.59
200940,901,7921,109,8112.790.60
201042,030,6761,128,8842.760.60
201143,178,2741,147,5982.730.61
201244,343,4671,165,1932.700.62
201345,519,9811,176,5142.650.63
201446,700,0551,180,0742.590.64
201547,878,3361,178,2812.520.65
201649,051,5341,173,1982.450.66
201750,221,1421,169,6082.380.67
201851,392,5651,171,4232.330.67
201952,573,9731,181,4082.300.68