Kenya Population Growth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of Kenya population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Kenya in 2022 is 54,027,487, a 1.93% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Kenya in 2021 was 53,005,614, a 1.96% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Kenya in 2020 was 51,985,780, a 2.03% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Kenya in 2019 was 50,951,450, a 2% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2022 Population Growth Rate
India 1,417,173,173
Indonesia 275,501,339
Pakistan 235,824,862
Nigeria 218,541,212
Bangladesh 171,186,372
Philippines 115,559,009
Egypt 110,990,103
Vietnam 98,186,856
Myanmar 54,179,306
Kenya 54,027,487
Sudan 46,874,204
Ukraine 39,701,739
Morocco 37,457,971
Angola 35,588,987
Uzbekistan 34,627,652
Ghana 33,475,870
Cameroon 27,914,536
Sri Lanka 21,832,143
Zambia 20,017,675
Cambodia 16,767,842
Tunisia 12,356,117
Bolivia 12,224,110
Honduras 10,432,860
Papua New Guinea 10,142,619
Nicaragua 6,948,392
El Salvador 6,336,392
Republic of Congo 5,970,424
Mauritania 4,736,139
Georgia 3,744,385
Mongolia 3,398,366
Moldova 3,272,996
Lesotho 2,305,825
Timor-Leste 1,341,296
Eswatini 1,201,670
Djibouti 1,120,849
Bhutan 782,455
Solomon Islands 724,273
Cabo Verde 593,149
Micronesia 539,013
Vanuatu 326,740
Sao Tome and Principe 227,380
Kiribati 131,232
Kenya - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2022 54,027,487 1.93%
2021 53,005,614 1.96%
2020 51,985,780 2.03%
2019 50,951,450 2.00%
2018 49,953,304 2.05%
2017 48,948,137 2.20%
2016 47,894,670 2.23%
2015 46,851,488 2.22%
2014 45,831,863 2.32%
2013 44,792,368 2.44%
2012 43,725,806 2.56%
2011 42,635,144 2.69%
2010 41,517,895 2.86%
2009 40,364,444 3.00%
2008 39,186,895 3.02%
2007 38,036,793 3.01%
2006 36,925,253 3.02%
2005 35,843,010 3.02%
2004 34,791,836 3.03%
2003 33,767,122 3.01%
2002 32,779,823 3.08%
2001 31,800,343 3.08%
2000 30,851,606 2.96%
1999 29,965,129 2.84%
1998 29,137,373 2.73%
1997 28,364,264 2.71%
1996 27,615,736 2.74%
1995 26,878,347 2.85%
1994 26,133,744 2.92%
1993 25,391,830 2.99%
1992 24,655,723 3.08%
1991 23,918,235 3.26%
1990 23,162,269 3.46%
1989 22,387,803 3.52%
1988 21,626,122 3.56%
1987 20,882,094 3.58%
1986 20,160,879 3.64%
1985 19,452,161 3.73%
1984 18,753,176 3.78%
1983 18,069,461 3.78%
1982 17,411,491 3.73%
1981 16,785,962 3.70%
1980 16,187,124 3.63%
1979 15,620,613 3.53%
1978 15,087,423 3.50%
1977 14,577,346 3.37%
1976 14,102,268 3.30%
1975 13,651,908 3.39%
1974 13,203,949 3.48%
1973 12,760,405 3.55%
1972 12,322,903 3.57%
1971 11,898,457 3.71%
1970 11,473,087 3.93%
1969 11,039,551 4.01%
1968 10,613,877 4.05%
1967 10,201,068 4.06%
1966 9,802,605 4.09%
1965 9,417,207 4.09%
1964 9,047,387 4.03%
1963 8,697,200 3.99%
1962 8,363,578 3.93%
1961 8,047,470 3.82%
1960 7,751,435 3.69%
1959 7,475,752 3.49%
1958 7,223,458 3.38%
1957 6,987,580 3.31%
1956 6,763,941 3.13%
1955 6,558,870 2.95%
1954 6,371,191 2.73%
1953 6,201,950 2.53%
1952 6,048,730 2.42%
1951 5,905,774 2.28%
1950 5,774,050 0.00%