Kenya Population Growth Rate 1950-2019

Chart and table of Kenya population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Kenya in 2019 is 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.
  • The population of Kenya in 2016 was 49,051,534, a 2.45% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2019 Population Growth Rate
India 1,366,417,754
Indonesia 270,625,568
Pakistan 216,565,318
Nigeria 200,963,599
Bangladesh 163,046,161
Philippines 108,116,615
Egypt 100,388,073
Vietnam 96,462,106
Myanmar 54,045,420
Kenya 52,573,973
Ukraine 43,993,638
Sudan 42,813,238
Morocco 36,471,769
Uzbekistan 32,981,716
Angola 31,825,295
Ghana 30,417,856
Cameroon 25,876,380
Sri Lanka 21,323,733
Zambia 17,861,030
Cambodia 16,486,542
Tunisia 11,694,719
Bolivia 11,513,100
Honduras 9,746,117
Papua New Guinea 8,776,109
Nicaragua 6,545,502
El Salvador 6,453,553
Mauritania 4,525,696
Moldova 4,043,263
Georgia 3,996,765
Mongolia 3,225,167
Lesotho 2,125,268
Timor-Leste 1,293,119
Eswatini 1,148,130
Djibouti 973,560
Bhutan 763,092
Solomon Islands 669,823
Cabo Verde 549,935
Micronesia 543,486
Vanuatu 299,882
Sao Tome and Principe 215,056
Kiribati 117,606
Kenya - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
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%