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Launch of Kenya population and the world population report 2023

From left: Acting Economic Planning Secretary, Timothy Gakuo, United Nations Population Fund Agency (UNFPA) Country Representative, Anders Thomsen and Director General, National Council Population Developments, Dr. Mohamed Sheik chat after the launch of the State of Kenya Population Report and the State of the World Population Report at Mecure Hotel Nairobi. During the Launch, it was said that in November 2022 the world population surpassed 8 billion people contributed by rising of lifespans. Kenya’s population has continued to grow from 10.9 million in 1969 to 47.6 million people in 2019.  It is projected that in in the year 2050 Kenya’s population will grow up to 70 million people.

By Bonface Malinda

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