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Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Restaurants: 17.5%
 Shopping: 15.6%
 Education: 12.9%
 Financial Services: 12.5%
 Hotels & Travel: 9.2%
 Religion: 6.5%
 Other: 25.8%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Primary and elementary schools1083.82.4
Secondary education144.70.3
Atm's63.40.1
Banks164.10.4
Finance other363.80.8
Loan companies564.11.2
Grocery stores and supermarkets83.10.2
Hotels and motels63.60.1
Other accommodation93.60.2
Hospitals184.00.4
Churches264.10.6
Department stores93.80.2
Electronics stores120.3
Area of Busia, Kenya7.4 km²
Population45,209
Male Population21,919 (48.5%)
Female Population23,290 (51.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +292.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +28.5%
Median Age15.6
Male Median Age14.7
Female Median Age16.4
Area Codes55
Local TimeFriday 4:06 PM
TimezoneEast Africa Time
Lat & Lng0.46005° / 34.11169°

Busia, Kenya - Map

Busia, Kenya Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population11,51621,94335,18145,209
Population Density1,548 / km²2,950 / km²4,730 / km²6,078 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Busia, Kenya Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 28.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Busia, Kenya+292.6%+106%+28.5%
Western+205%+78.3%+37.8%
Kenya+241.7%+96.8%+48.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Busia, Kenya Median Age

Median Age: 15.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Busia, Kenya15.6 years16.4 years14.7 years
Western16.1 years16.8 years15.3 years
Kenya18 years18.4 years17.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Busia, Kenya Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 54,1144,0158,129
5-93,6763,6377,313
10-143,3393,2836,622
15-192,6892,6055,295
20-241,7902,2214,011
25-291,3341,6092,943
30-341,1011,2792,380
35-398581,0221,881
40-446728401,512
45-496037221,326
50-544735911,064
55-59381438820
60-64309360670
65-69226267494
70-74201227428
75-79152175328
80-84000
85 Plus000
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Busia, Kenya Population Density

Population Density: 6,078 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Busia, Kenya45,2097.4 km²6,078 / km²
Western4.9 million8,371.9 km²584.7 / km²
Kenya45.8 million582,723.1 km²78.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Busia, Kenya Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1700 to 2100
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Busia, Kenya
 Area Code 20: 22%
 Area Code 733: 9.3%
 Area Code 722: 8%
 Area Code 55: 6.7%
 Other: 54%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Busia, Kenya CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Busia, Kenya21,296 t0.47 t2,863 t/km²
Western3,603,505 t0.74 t430.4 t/km²
Kenya27,341,523 t0.6 t46.9 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Busia, Kenya CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)21,296 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.47 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)2,863 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (7)
EarthquakeLow (2)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
12/27/102:10 PM4.592.1 km10,000 mLake Victoria region, Ugandausgs.gov
6/13/105:13 AM584.3 km10,000 mLake Victoria region, Kenyausgs.gov

Busia, Kenya

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