Kenya Birth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Kenya birth rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Kenya in 2021 is 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.
  • The birth rate for Kenya in 2018 was 28.905 births per 1000 people, a 2.67% decline from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2021 Birth Rate
Angola 39.716
Nigeria 36.855
Zambia 35.459
Cameroon 34.255
Mauritania 32.662
Sudan 31.377
Solomon Islands 31.160
Sao Tome and Principe 30.792
Timor-Leste 28.649
Vanuatu 28.592
Ghana 28.452
Kenya 27.976
Pakistan 27.034
Kiribati 26.707
Papua New Guinea 26.422
Lesotho 25.742
Eswatini 25.194
Egypt 24.796
Mongolia 22.102
Cambodia 21.330
Bolivia 21.121
Honduras 20.912
Djibouti 20.357
Micronesia 20.352
Philippines 19.978
Uzbekistan 19.875
Nicaragua 19.594
Cabo Verde 18.439
Morocco 17.964
El Salvador 17.644
Bangladesh 17.391
India 17.377
Indonesia 17.372
Myanmar 17.158
Bhutan 16.461
Tunisia 16.312
Vietnam 15.863
Sri Lanka 15.135
Georgia 12.753
Moldova 9.678
Ukraine 9.013
Kenya - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
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%