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Kenya Country Statistics

Population: 34,707,817
Age structure: 0-14 years: 42.6% (male 7,454,765/female 7,322,130)
15-64 years: 55.1% (male 9,631,488/female 9,508,068)
65 years and over: 2.3% (male 359,354/female 432,012) (2006 est.)
Median age: total: 18.2 years
male: 18.1 years
female: 18.3 years (2006 est.)
Population growth rate: 2.57% (2006 est.)
Birth rate: 39.72 births/1,000 population (2006 est.)
Death rate: 14.02 deaths/1,000 population (2006 est.)
Net migration rate: 0 migrant(s)/1,000 population
note: according to the UNHCR, by the end of 2005 Kenya was host to 233,778 refugees from neighboring countries, including Somalia 153,627, Sudan 67,556, Ethiopia 12,595 (2006 est.)
Sex ratio: at birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.02 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.83 male(s)/female
total population: 1.01 male(s)/female (2006 est.)
Infant mortality rate: total: 59.26 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 61.92 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 56.54 deaths/1,000 live births (2006 est.)
Life expectancy at birth: total population: 48.93 years
male: 49.78 years
female: 48.07 years (2006 est.)
Total fertility rate: 4.91 children born/woman (2006 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 6.7% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 1.2 million (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths: 150,000 (2003 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP): $1,100 (2005 est.)
GDP - composition by sector: agriculture: 16.3%
industry: 18.8%
services: 65.1% (2004 est.)
Labor force: 11.85 million (2005 est.)
Labor force - by occupation: agriculture: 75%
industry and services: 25% (2003 est.)
Unemployment rate: 40% (2001 est.)
Population below poverty line: 50% (2000 est.)
Household income or consumption by percentage share: lowest 10%: 2%
highest 10%: 37.2% (2000)
Distribution of family income - Gini index: 44.5 (1997)
Inflation rate (consumer prices): 10.3% (2005 est.)
Investment (gross fixed): 17% of GDP (2005 est.)
Budget: revenues: $3.715 billion
expenditures: $3.88 billion; including capital expenditures of $NA (2005 est.)
Public debt: 50.2% of GDP (2005 est.)
Agriculture - products: tea, coffee, corn, wheat, sugarcane, fruit, vegetables; dairy products, beef, pork, poultry, eggs
Industries: small-scale consumer goods (plastic, furniture, batteries, textiles, soap, cigarettes, flour), agricultural products, oil refining; aluminum, steel, lead; cement, commercial ship repair, tourism
Industrial production growth rate: 4.6% (2005 est.)

Source: CIA Fact Book
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