General Information about Kenya

General

 

Capital Official language Currency
Nairobi Swahili, English Kenia Shilling
Area Kenya
km²
Area Germany
km²
569,140 349,360
Source: WB-WDI Source: WB-WDI

 

Climate

Climate data of selected weather stations can be found here.

 

Population

 

Population Kenya total
1 000
Population Germany total
1 000
Population density Kenya
 Inhabitants per km²
Population density Germany
 Inhabitants per km²
52,574 83,133 90 237
(2019)
Source: WB-WDI
(2019)
Source: WB-WDI
(2018)
Source: WB-WDI
(2018)
Source: WB-WDI

 

Gross domestic product

 

GDP per capita Kenya
US$

GDP per capita Germany
US$

2,004 46,473
(2019)
Source: IMF-WEO
(2019)
Source: IMF-WEO

 

Living conditions

 

Human Development Index Kenya
Rank (from 188 states)
Human Development Index Germany
Rank (from 188 states)
Distribution of income Gini coefficient Kenya
 Figure (0 to 100; 0 = equal distribution)
Distribution of income Gini coefficient Germany
 Figure (0 to 100; 0 = equal distribution)
146 4 40.8 31.9
(2015)
Source: UNDP
(2015)
Source: UNDP
(2015)
Source: WB-WDI
(2016)
Source: WB-WDI

 

University education

 

Students in Kenya
 per 100 000 inhabitants
Students in Germany
 per 100 000 inhabitants
1,120 3,773
(2017)
Source: Destatis 1
(2018)
Source: Destatis 1

 

Agriculture and forestry

 

Agricultural area Kenya
% of land area
Agricultural area Germany
% of land area
Forested area Kenya
% of land area
Forested area Germany
% of land area
48.5 47.6 6.3 32.7
(2018)
Source: Destatis 2
(2018)
Source: Destatis 2

(2018)
Source: Destatis 2

(2018)
Source: Destatis 2

 

Source: Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis): Kenia Statistisches Länderprofil, December 2020

Sources in this publication:

Destatis 1 Calculations by Statistisches Bundesamt based on figures from UNESCO
Destatis 2 Calculations by Statistisches Bundesamt based on figures from FAO
IMF-WEO International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
WB-WDI World Bank, World Development Indicators

 


 

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