Kenya Population

1950 - 2019 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

Kenya Population reached 47.6 million people in Dec 2019, compared with the previously reported figure of 47.8 million people in Dec 2018. Kenya population data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1950 to Dec 2019. The data reached an all-time high of 47.8 million people in Dec 2018 and a record low of 6.1 million people in Dec 1950. CEIC extends history for annual Population. The Central Bank of Kenya provides year-end Population. Population prior to 1996 is a Mid-year estimate sourced from the World Bank.

In the latest reports, Kenya Unemployment Rate increased to 2.6 % in Dec 2020. Monthly Earnings of Kenya stood at 641.1 USD in Jun 2019. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 74.9 % in Dec 2020.

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Kenya Population

What was Kenya's Population in 2019?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
47.6 2019 47.8 2018 6.1 1950 47.8 2018 Person mn yearly 1950 - 2019

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn) 2.8 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Algeria (Person mn) 43.4 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Argentina (Person mn) 45.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2019 yearly 1989 - 2019
Australia (Person mn) 25.5 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Austria (Person mn) 8.9 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2019 yearly 1925 - 2019
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.5 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Bangladesh (Person mn) 167.6 2020 yearly 1990 - 2020
Belarus (Person mn) 9.4 2019 yearly 1949 - 2019

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 0.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 3,914.738 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 7.8 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
National Government Debt (USD mn) 65,629.4 Sep 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 65.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2009 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KES bn) 4,202.815 2025 yearly 1982 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KES bn) 14,031.784 2025 yearly 1998 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (KES bn) 2,953.293 2025 yearly 1982 - 2025
Central Government Expenditure: ytd (KES mn) 721,740.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Recurrent (KES mn) 721,740.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Expenditure: ytd: Development (KES mn) 137,310.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue (KES mn) 509,720.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax (KES mn) 425,290.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: Excise Duty (KES mn) 64,450.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Revenue and Grants: ytd: Revenue: Tax: VAT (KES mn) 114,140.000 Oct 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Oct 2020
Central Government Surplus or Deficit (KES bn) -478.312 2020 yearly 1998 - 2020
Central Government Debt: Domestic (KES mn) 3,457,110.000 Sep 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Sep 2020
Central Government Debt: External (KES mn) 3,663,490.000 Sep 2020 monthly Sep 1999 - Sep 2020

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