The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) has released the final report of the 2019 Kenya Population census. In the report,the Kikuyu community is listed as the most populous in the country with a population of 8.1M, while the least populous Kenyan communities are the Dahalo with 575, Kenyan Americans with 596, Gosha with 685, El Molo with 1104 and the Konso with 1,299 people.

The report has listed the Luhya community as the second most populous people with a population of 6.8M followed by the Kalenjin which has a tally of 6.4M people.Kamba and Luo communities take position four and five with populations of 5.06M and 4.7M respectively.

The Kenyan Somalis take position six with a population of 2.78M followed closely by the Kisii with a population of 2.7.The Mijikenda, Meru and Maasai took positions 8,9 and 10 with populations of 2.48M, 1.97M and 1.18M respectively.

Meanwhile, Kenya’s Christians constitute 85.5{d59e984f9fbc5c09e4ab0305e27bfa5819922b7230cd324f89a660f78358ca33} of the overall population captured at 47.5 Million Kenyans..According to the census population report, 33.4{d59e984f9fbc5c09e4ab0305e27bfa5819922b7230cd324f89a660f78358ca33} of this population are protestant Christians, followed by Catholics at 20.6{d59e984f9fbc5c09e4ab0305e27bfa5819922b7230cd324f89a660f78358ca33} and Evangelical churches at 20.4{d59e984f9fbc5c09e4ab0305e27bfa5819922b7230cd324f89a660f78358ca33}. Muslims account for 11{d59e984f9fbc5c09e4ab0305e27bfa5819922b7230cd324f89a660f78358ca33} of the entire population
Urban city planners have their job cut out for them if the high population numbers released by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) in their final report of the 2019 population census, is anything to go by.
According to the figures released today, the number of Kenya’s urban population has sharply increased from 24.1{d59e984f9fbc5c09e4ab0305e27bfa5819922b7230cd324f89a660f78358ca33} in 2009 to 31.2{d59e984f9fbc5c09e4ab0305e27bfa5819922b7230cd324f89a660f78358ca33} in 2019.
The most populous urban centres in 2019 were Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Ruiru and Eldoret, in that order.

The most densely populated sublocations in 2019 were Kware in Nairobi County with 166,517, followed by Tibwani in Mombasa County with 114,520. Mlolongo in Machakos county is third ith 93,075 people, while Tassia and Mowlem in Nairobi county have 88,874 and 88,039 people respectively.