Western, Nyanza counties have highest number of women nationally
SEE ALSO :Raila meets Western leadersThe regions figures mirror the national tally presented by Kenya National Bureau of Statics Director General Zachary Mwangi, which shows that Kenya has more women than men. Household size Of the total population of 47.6 million, 24 million or 50.5 per cent are females, meaning there are 466,660 more women than men who are 23.5 million. Some 1,524 people are intersex. The 2019 census results also indicate that the country’s population has increased from 37.7 million in 2009 to 47.6 million in 2019. Mr Mwangi said the intercensal growth rate had declined to 2.2 per cent in 2019, from 2.9 per cent in 2009, while the average household size had declined to 3.9 in 2019 from 4.2 in 2009.
SEE ALSO :The West has taken sides in border rowOn population distribution, the number of households in Kakamega, which has a population of 1.86 million, stands at 433. Each household has an average of 4.3. Bungoma and Migori counties have the highest number of households at 4.6, followed by Busia with an average of 4.5, Kakamega and Homa Bay tie at 4.3 while Kisii and Vihiga also tie at 4.1. Nyamira, which has the least population in Nyanza with 603,051, has an average of 4.0 and Siaya 3.9 per household from a population of 989,708. Kisumu, which has a population of 1.14 million, has an average per household of 3.8. In Siaya sub-county there are 12,527 more females compared to males followed by Ndhiwa (Homa Bay) at 10,716, Bumula 9,155, Bungoma South 8,350, Navakholo (Kakamega) 7,420, Butere (Kakamega) 6,829 and Kwisero (Kakamega) having 6,133 more females than the males. Densely populated
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