Kenya Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Kenya population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Kenya in 2022 is 93.09 people per square kilometer, a 1.93% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Kenya in 2021 was 91.33 people per square kilometer, a 1.96% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Kenya in 2020 was 89.57 people per square kilometer, a 2.03% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Kenya in 2019 was 87.79 people per square kilometer, a 2% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2022 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,156.84
Micronesia 770.02
India 431.11
Philippines 385.20
Sri Lanka 332.76
El Salvador 301.16
Vietnam 296.43
Pakistan 296.23
Sao Tome and Principe 236.85
Nigeria 236.58
Kiribati 162.01
Cabo Verde 147.18
Indonesia 143.73
Ghana 140.34
Egypt 110.83
Moldova 96.69
Kenya 93.09
Honduras 92.74
Cambodia 92.62
Timor-Leste 90.20
Morocco 83.88
Myanmar 80.08
Uzbekistan 77.13
Lesotho 75.95
Tunisia 75.52
Eswatini 69.22
Ukraine 65.78
Cameroon 58.71
Georgia 53.72
Nicaragua 53.30
Djibouti 48.31
Angola 28.55
Vanuatu 26.80
Zambia 26.60
Sudan 25.28
Solomon Islands 25.06
Papua New Guinea 21.91
Bhutan 20.38
Republic of Congo 17.46
Bolivia 11.13
Mauritania 4.60
Mongolia 2.17
Kenya - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 93.09 1.93%
2021 91.33 1.96%
2020 89.57 2.03%
2019 87.79 2.00%
2018 86.07 2.05%
2017 84.34 2.20%
2016 82.52 2.23%
2015 80.73 2.22%
2014 78.97 2.32%
2013 77.18 2.44%
2012 75.34 2.56%
2011 73.46 2.69%
2010 71.54 2.86%
2009 69.55 3.00%
2008 67.52 3.02%
2007 65.54 3.01%
2006 63.62 3.02%
2005 61.76 3.02%
2004 59.95 3.03%
2003 58.18 3.01%
2002 56.48 3.08%
2001 54.79 3.08%
2000 53.16 2.96%
1999 51.63 2.84%
1998 50.20 2.73%
1997 48.87 2.71%
1996 47.58 2.74%
1995 46.31 2.85%
1994 45.03 2.92%
1993 43.75 2.99%
1992 42.48 3.08%
1991 41.21 3.26%
1990 39.91 3.46%
1989 38.58 3.52%
1988 37.26 3.56%
1987 35.98 3.58%
1986 34.74 3.64%
1985 33.52 3.73%
1984 32.31 3.78%
1983 31.13 3.78%
1982 30.00 3.73%
1981 28.92 3.70%
1980 27.89 3.63%
1979 26.91 3.53%
1978 26.00 3.50%
1977 25.12 3.37%
1976 24.30 3.30%
1975 23.52 3.39%
1974 22.75 3.48%
1973 21.99 3.55%
1972 21.23 3.57%
1971 20.50 3.71%
1970 19.77 3.93%
1969 19.02 4.01%
1968 18.29 4.05%
1967 17.58 4.06%
1966 16.89 4.09%
1965 16.23 4.09%
1964 15.59 4.03%
1963 14.99 3.99%
1962 14.41 3.93%
1961 13.87 3.82%
1960 13.36 3.69%
1959 12.88 3.49%
1958 12.45 3.38%
1957 12.04 3.31%
1956 11.65 3.13%
1955 11.30 2.95%
1954 10.98 2.73%
1953 10.69 2.53%
1952 10.42 2.42%
1951 10.18 2.28%
1950 9.95 0.00%