Kenya Population Density 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Kenya population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Kenya in 2020 is 92.65 people per square kilometer, a 2.28% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Kenya in 2019 was 90.59 people per square kilometer, a 2.3% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Kenya in 2018 was 88.55 people per square kilometer, a 2.33% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Kenya in 2017 was 86.53 people per square kilometer, a 2.38% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2020 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,115.55
Micronesia 784.16
India 419.80
Philippines 365.27
Sri Lanka 326.37
El Salvador 308.28
Vietnam 293.87
Pakistan 277.47
Sao Tome and Principe 228.29
Nigeria 223.15
Kiribati 147.47
Indonesia 142.94
Cabo Verde 137.96
Ghana 130.26
Moldova 119.17
Egypt 102.19
Kenya 92.65
Cambodia 92.35
Timor-Leste 88.66
Honduras 88.05
Morocco 82.66
Myanmar 80.42
Uzbekistan 74.81
Ukraine 72.46
Tunisia 72.24
Lesotho 70.56
Eswatini 66.83
Georgia 57.23
Cameroon 55.83
Nicaragua 50.81
Djibouti 42.59
Angola 26.36
Vanuatu 25.20
Zambia 24.43
Solomon Islands 23.77
Bhutan 20.10
Papua New Guinea 19.33
Bolivia 10.63
Mauritania 4.51
Mongolia 2.10
Sudan 0.00
Kenya - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 92.65 2.28%
2019 90.59 2.30%
2018 88.55 2.33%
2017 86.53 2.38%
2016 84.52 2.45%
2015 82.50 2.52%
2014 80.47 2.59%
2013 78.43 2.65%
2012 76.41 2.70%
2011 74.40 2.73%
2010 72.42 2.76%
2009 70.48 2.79%
2008 68.56 2.81%
2007 66.69 2.81%
2006 64.87 2.80%
2005 63.11 2.78%
2004 61.40 2.76%
2003 59.75 2.75%
2002 58.16 2.75%
2001 56.60 2.77%
2000 55.08 2.78%
1999 53.58 2.80%
1998 52.12 2.84%
1997 50.68 2.89%
1996 49.26 2.96%
1995 47.85 3.03%
1994 46.44 3.12%
1993 45.03 3.20%
1992 43.64 3.28%
1991 42.25 3.36%
1990 40.88 3.44%
1989 39.52 3.53%
1988 38.17 3.61%
1987 36.84 3.68%
1986 35.53 3.75%
1985 34.25 3.82%
1984 32.99 3.88%
1983 31.76 3.92%
1982 30.56 3.94%
1981 29.40 3.94%
1980 28.29 3.92%
1979 27.22 3.90%
1978 26.20 3.87%
1977 25.22 3.85%
1976 24.29 3.83%
1975 23.39 3.81%
1974 22.53 3.78%
1973 21.71 3.74%
1972 20.93 3.70%
1971 20.18 3.64%
1970 19.47 3.58%
1969 18.80 3.52%
1968 18.16 3.46%
1967 17.55 3.41%
1966 16.97 3.37%
1965 16.42 3.33%
1964 15.89 3.29%
1963 15.38 3.26%
1962 14.90 3.21%
1961 14.44 3.17%
1960 13.99 3.13%
1959 13.57 3.09%
1958 13.16 3.05%
1957 12.77 3.01%
1956 12.40 2.97%
1955 12.04 2.93%
1954 11.70 2.89%
1953 11.37 2.84%
1952 11.05 2.79%
1951 10.76 2.72%
1950 10.47 0.00%