Kenya Birth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Kenya birth rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Kenya in 2022 is 27.667 births per 1000 people, a 1.1% decline from 2021.
  • The birth rate for Kenya in 2021 was 27.976 births per 1000 people, a 1.1% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Kenya in 2020 was 28.286 births per 1000 people, a 1.08% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Kenya in 2019 was 28.595 births per 1000 people, a 1.07% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2022 Birth Rate
Republic of Congo 39.360
Angola 39.313
Nigeria 36.440
Zambia 35.184
Cameroon 33.803
Mauritania 32.259
Sudan 31.049
Solomon Islands 30.644
Sao Tome and Principe 30.473
Timor-Leste 28.285
Vanuatu 28.190
Ghana 28.078
Kenya 27.667
Pakistan 26.538
Kiribati 26.252
Papua New Guinea 26.153
Lesotho 25.312
Eswatini 24.687
Egypt 24.216
Mongolia 21.323
Bolivia 20.867
Cambodia 20.865
Honduras 20.615
Micronesia 20.159
Djibouti 19.911
Philippines 19.778
Uzbekistan 19.226
Nicaragua 19.170
Cabo Verde 18.023
Morocco 17.601
El Salvador 17.398
India 17.163
Indonesia 17.095
Bangladesh 17.067
Myanmar 16.978
Bhutan 16.118
Tunisia 15.844
Vietnam 15.502
Sri Lanka 14.840
Georgia 12.472
Moldova 9.520
Ukraine 8.816
Kenya - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2022 27.667 -1.100%
2021 27.976 -1.100%
2020 28.286 -1.080%
2019 28.595 -1.070%
2018 28.905 -2.670%
2017 29.698 -2.600%
2016 30.491 -2.530%
2015 31.284 -2.470%
2014 32.077 -2.410%
2013 32.870 -2.510%
2012 33.717 -2.450%
2011 34.564 -2.390%
2010 35.412 -2.340%
2009 36.259 -2.280%
2008 37.106 -1.110%
2007 37.521 -1.090%
2006 37.935 -1.080%
2005 38.350 -1.070%
2004 38.764 -1.060%
2003 39.179 -0.700%
2002 39.456 -0.700%
2001 39.733 -0.690%
2000 40.010 -0.690%
1999 40.287 -0.680%
1998 40.564 0.100%
1997 40.522 0.100%
1996 40.481 0.100%
1995 40.439 0.100%
1994 40.398 0.100%
1993 40.356 -2.380%
1992 41.341 -2.330%
1991 42.326 -2.270%
1990 43.311 -2.220%
1989 44.296 -2.180%
1988 45.281 -1.430%
1987 45.940 -1.410%
1986 46.599 -1.400%
1985 47.259 -1.380%
1984 47.918 -1.360%
1983 48.577 -0.650%
1982 48.893 -0.640%
1981 49.209 -0.640%
1980 49.525 -0.630%
1979 49.841 -0.630%
1978 50.157 -0.340%
1977 50.327 -0.340%
1976 50.497 -0.330%
1975 50.666 -0.330%
1974 50.836 -0.330%
1973 51.006 0.130%
1972 50.939 0.130%
1971 50.873 0.130%
1970 50.806 0.130%
1969 50.740 0.130%
1968 50.673 -0.100%
1967 50.723 -0.100%
1966 50.774 -0.100%
1965 50.824 -0.100%
1964 50.875 -0.100%
1963 50.925 -0.160%
1962 51.005 -0.160%
1961 51.085 -0.160%
1960 51.166 -0.160%
1959 51.246 -0.160%
1958 51.326 0.060%
1957 51.297 0.060%
1956 51.268 0.050%
1955 51.240 0.060%
1954 51.211 0.060%
1953 51.182 0.060%
1952 51.153 0.060%
1951 51.124 0.050%
1950 51.096 0.000%