Kenya Population Growth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of Kenya population from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Kenya in 2020 is 53,771,296, a 2.28% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Kenya in 2019 was 52,573,973, a 2.3% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Kenya in 2018 was 51,392,565, a 2.33% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Kenya in 2017 was 50,221,142, a 2.38% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2020 Population Growth Rate
India 1,380,004,385
Indonesia 273,523,615
Pakistan 220,892,340
Nigeria 206,139,589
Bangladesh 164,689,383
Philippines 109,581,078
Egypt 102,334,404
Vietnam 97,338,579
Myanmar 54,409,800
Kenya 53,771,296
Sudan 43,849,260
Ukraine 43,733,762
Morocco 36,910,560
Uzbekistan 33,469,203
Angola 32,866,272
Ghana 31,072,940
Cameroon 26,545,863
Sri Lanka 21,413,249
Zambia 18,383,955
Cambodia 16,718,965
Tunisia 11,818,619
Bolivia 11,673,021
Honduras 9,904,607
Papua New Guinea 8,947,024
Nicaragua 6,624,554
El Salvador 6,486,205
Mauritania 4,649,658
Moldova 4,033,963
Georgia 3,989,167
Mongolia 3,278,290
Lesotho 2,142,249
Timor-Leste 1,318,445
Eswatini 1,160,164
Djibouti 988,000
Bhutan 771,608
Solomon Islands 686,884
Cabo Verde 555,987
Micronesia 548,914
Vanuatu 307,145
Sao Tome and Principe 219,159
Kiribati 119,449
Kenya - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2020 53,771,296 2.28%
2019 52,573,973 2.30%
2018 51,392,565 2.33%
2017 50,221,142 2.38%
2016 49,051,534 2.45%
2015 47,878,336 2.52%
2014 46,700,055 2.59%
2013 45,519,981 2.65%
2012 44,343,467 2.70%
2011 43,178,274 2.73%
2010 42,030,676 2.76%
2009 40,901,792 2.79%
2008 39,791,981 2.81%
2007 38,705,932 2.81%
2006 37,649,033 2.80%
2005 36,624,895 2.78%
2004 35,635,271 2.76%
2003 34,678,779 2.75%
2002 33,751,739 2.75%
2001 32,848,564 2.77%
2000 31,964,557 2.78%
1999 31,098,757 2.80%
1998 30,250,488 2.84%
1997 29,415,659 2.89%
1996 28,589,451 2.96%
1995 27,768,296 3.03%
1994 26,950,513 3.12%
1993 26,136,216 3.20%
1992 25,326,078 3.28%
1991 24,521,703 3.36%
1990 23,724,579 3.44%
1989 22,935,092 3.53%
1988 22,153,676 3.61%
1987 21,382,112 3.68%
1986 20,622,560 3.75%
1985 19,877,083 3.82%
1984 19,146,400 3.88%
1983 18,431,761 3.92%
1982 17,736,326 3.94%
1981 17,063,876 3.94%
1980 16,417,197 3.92%
1979 15,797,776 3.90%
1978 15,205,374 3.87%
1977 14,638,890 3.85%
1976 14,096,263 3.83%
1975 13,575,907 3.81%
1974 13,077,341 3.78%
1973 12,600,797 3.74%
1972 12,146,068 3.70%
1971 11,713,048 3.64%
1970 11,301,394 3.58%
1969 10,910,675 3.52%
1968 10,539,894 3.46%
1967 10,187,478 3.41%
1966 9,851,444 3.37%
1965 9,530,173 3.33%
1964 9,222,692 3.29%
1963 8,928,511 3.26%
1962 8,647,011 3.21%
1961 8,377,696 3.17%
1960 8,120,080 3.13%
1959 7,873,623 3.09%
1958 7,637,713 3.05%
1957 7,411,765 3.01%
1956 7,195,226 2.97%
1955 6,987,658 2.93%
1954 6,788,707 2.89%
1953 6,598,170 2.84%
1952 6,415,961 2.79%
1951 6,242,098 2.72%
1950 6,076,758 0.00%