Kenya Fertility Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Kenya fertility rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current fertility rate for Kenya in 2021 is 3.363 births per woman, a 1.55% decline from 2020.
  • The fertility rate for Kenya in 2020 was 3.416 births per woman, a 1.5% decline from 2019.
  • The fertility rate for Kenya in 2019 was 3.468 births per woman, a 1.48% decline from 2018.
  • The fertility rate for Kenya in 2018 was 3.520 births per woman, a 2.98% decline from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Fertility Rate
Country Name 2021 Fertility Rate
Angola 5.348
Nigeria 5.212
Zambia 4.491
Mauritania 4.427
Cameroon 4.418
Sudan 4.266
Solomon Islands 4.261
Sao Tome and Principe 4.188
Timor-Leste 3.799
Ghana 3.745
Vanuatu 3.691
Kiribati 3.479
Papua New Guinea 3.461
Kenya 3.363
Pakistan 3.363
Egypt 3.211
Lesotho 3.046
Eswatini 2.892
Mongolia 2.799
Micronesia 2.776
Bolivia 2.646
Djibouti 2.616
Philippines 2.504
Cambodia 2.446
Honduras 2.387
Uzbekistan 2.357
Morocco 2.346
Nicaragua 2.335
Indonesia 2.260
Cabo Verde 2.207
India 2.179
Sri Lanka 2.161
Tunisia 2.138
Myanmar 2.112
Georgia 2.034
Vietnam 2.034
El Salvador 1.995
Bangladesh 1.979
Bhutan 1.920
Ukraine 1.439
Moldova 1.289
Kenya - Historical Fertility Rate Data
Year Fertility Rate Growth Rate
2021 3.363 -1.550%
2020 3.416 -1.500%
2019 3.468 -1.480%
2018 3.520 -2.980%
2017 3.628 -2.890%
2016 3.736 -2.810%
2015 3.844 -2.730%
2014 3.952 -2.660%
2013 4.060 -2.820%
2012 4.178 -2.750%
2011 4.296 -2.670%
2010 4.414 -2.600%
2009 4.532 -2.540%
2008 4.650 -1.480%
2007 4.720 -1.460%
2006 4.790 -1.440%
2005 4.860 -1.420%
2004 4.930 -1.400%
2003 5.000 -1.380%
2002 5.070 -1.360%
2001 5.140 -1.340%
2000 5.210 -1.330%
1999 5.280 -1.310%
1998 5.350 -1.110%
1997 5.410 -1.100%
1996 5.470 -1.080%
1995 5.530 -1.070%
1994 5.590 -1.060%
1993 5.650 -3.050%
1992 5.828 -2.950%
1991 6.005 -2.880%
1990 6.183 -2.780%
1989 6.360 -2.720%
1988 6.538 -2.040%
1987 6.674 -1.980%
1986 6.809 -1.960%
1985 6.945 -1.910%
1984 7.080 -1.880%
1983 7.216 -1.160%
1982 7.301 -1.150%
1981 7.386 -1.120%
1980 7.470 -1.130%
1979 7.555 -1.110%
1978 7.640 -0.910%
1977 7.710 -0.900%
1976 7.780 -0.890%
1975 7.850 -0.880%
1974 7.920 -0.880%
1973 7.990 -0.300%
1972 8.014 -0.300%
1971 8.038 -0.300%
1970 8.062 -0.300%
1969 8.086 -0.300%
1968 8.110 0.110%
1967 8.101 0.110%
1966 8.092 0.110%
1965 8.083 0.110%
1964 8.074 0.110%
1963 8.065 0.700%
1962 8.009 0.700%
1961 7.953 0.710%
1960 7.897 0.710%
1959 7.841 0.720%
1958 7.785 0.790%
1957 7.724 0.800%
1956 7.663 0.790%
1955 7.603 0.810%
1954 7.542 0.820%
1953 7.481 0.820%
1952 7.420 0.830%
1951 7.359 0.820%
1950 7.299 0.000%