Kenya Birth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Kenya birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Kenya in 2020 is 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.
  • The birth rate for Kenya in 2017 was 29.698 births per 1000 people, a 2.6% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2020 Birth Rate
Angola 40.118
Nigeria 37.269
Zambia 35.733
Cameroon 34.706
Mauritania 33.066
Sudan 31.705
Solomon Islands 31.677
Sao Tome and Principe 31.112
Timor-Leste 29.013
Vanuatu 28.993
Ghana 28.826
Kenya 28.286
Pakistan 27.530
Kiribati 27.163
Papua New Guinea 26.691
Lesotho 26.173
Eswatini 25.700
Egypt 25.377
Mongolia 22.882
Cambodia 21.795
Bolivia 21.374
Honduras 21.210
Djibouti 20.803
Micronesia 20.544
Uzbekistan 20.523
Philippines 20.177
Nicaragua 20.019
Cabo Verde 18.856
Morocco 18.327
El Salvador 17.890
Bangladesh 17.714
Indonesia 17.650
India 17.592
Myanmar 17.339
Bhutan 16.805
Tunisia 16.779
Vietnam 16.223
Sri Lanka 15.431
Georgia 13.034
Moldova 9.835
Ukraine 9.211
Kenya - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
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%