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Population by County - 2019 census numbers released by KNBS

Full list of the 47 counties with the total population

President Uhuru Kenyatta during enumeration reference night on August 24, 2019. Population by County - 2019 census numbers released by Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) on Monday officially released the total number of Kenya's population including the statistics per county.

President Uhuru Kenyatta received the preliminary report at State House Nairobi from KNBS Director-General Zachary Mwangi and Labour CS Ukur Yattani.

President Kenyatta noted that the KNBS had made history by making Kenya the first African country to ever release census results after two months of the exercise.

He also noted that the 2019 census was the first to be conducted following the promulgation of Kenya's Constitution in 2010.

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Here are Kenya's population numbers by county.

  1. Mombasa......1,208,333
  2. Kwale......866,820
  3. Kilifi......1,453,787
  4. Tana River......315,943
  5. Lamu......143,920
  6. Taita Taveta......340,671
  7. Garissa......841,353
  8. Wajir......781,263
  9. Mandera......867,457
  10. Marsabit......459,785
  11. Isiolo......268,002
  12. Meru......1,545,714
  13. Tharaka Nithi,......393,177
  14. Embu......608,599
  15. Kitui.......1,136,187
  16. Machakos......1,421,932
  17. Makueni......987,653
  18. Nyandarua......638,289
  19. Nyeri......759,164
  20. Narok......1, 157,873
  21. Kirinyaga.....610,411
  22. Muranga......1,056,640
  23. Kiambu......2,417,735

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