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Kenya - Urban population as a share of total population

26.6 (%) in 2017

In 2017, urban population for Kenya was 26.6 %. Urban population of Kenya increased from 9.5 % in 1968 to 26.6 % in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 2.12 %.

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What is urban population?

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.

What is Kenya urban population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 26.6 1.75 %
2016 26.1 1.74 %
2015 25.7 1.73 %
2014 25.2 1.72 %
2013 24.8 1.71 %
2012 24.4 1.70 %
2011 24.0 1.69 %
2010 23.6 1.67 %
2009 23.2 1.68 %
2008 22.8 1.69 %
2007 22.4 1.70 %
2006 22.0