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Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 17.2%
 Education: 14.2%
 Restaurants: 11.5%
 Financial Services: 9.1%
 Professional Services: 9.1%
 Hotels & Travel: 7%
 Industry: 6.2%
 Other: 25.8%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Gas stations93.70.3
Public administration94.20.3
Higher education (colleges and universities)83.80.2
Primary and elementary schools103.70.3
Secondary education224.00.6
Atm's113.20.3
Banks333.40.9
Finance other454.01.3
Loan companies893.32.5
Grocery stores and supermarkets153.70.4
Apartments73.00.2
Hotels and motels143.80.4
Other accommodation143.80.4
Tractors and farm equipment104.20.3
Health and medical60.2
Hospitals193.80.5
Churches173.80.5
Bars, pubs and taverns73.00.2
Department stores143.50.4
Electronics stores70.2
Pharmacies and drug stores83.50.2
Area of Embu, Kenya4.508 km²
Population35,192
Male Population17,314 (49.2%)
Female Population17,878 (50.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +223.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +20.3%
Median Age22.8
Male Median Age22.4
Female Median Age23.2
Area Codes68
Local TimeFriday 3:20 PM
TimezoneEast Africa Time
Lat & Lng-0.53112° / 37.45061°

Embu, Kenya - Map

Embu, Kenya Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population10,87823,41629,24235,192
Population Density2,412 / km²5,194 / km²6,486 / km²7,806 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Embu, Kenya Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 20.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Embu, Kenya+223.5%+50.3%+20.3%
Eastern+147.8%+56.6%+27.5%
Kenya+241.7%+96.8%+48.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Embu, Kenya Median Age

Median Age: 22.8 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Embu, Kenya22.8 years23.2 years22.4 years
Eastern18.4 years19.1 years17.7 years
Kenya18 years18.4 years17.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Embu, Kenya Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 52,0092,0024,011
5-92,0952,0994,194
10-142,0432,0494,093
15-191,7441,7063,451
20-241,5651,7193,284
25-291,5641,6773,241
30-341,3721,4232,796
35-391,1581,1922,350
40-449269461,873
45-498569011,758
50-545746061,181
55-59479471951
60-64359400760
65-69227272500
70-74203250453
75-79139165305
80-84000
85 Plus000
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Embu, Kenya Population Density

Population Density: 7,806 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Embu, Kenya35,1924.508 km²7,806 / km²
Eastern6.4 million157,100.3 km²40.6 / km²
Kenya45.8 million582,723.1 km²78.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Embu, Kenya Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1850 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 Embu, Kenya
 Area Code 20: 21.4%
 Area Code 68: 12.8%
 Area Code 722: 12.1%
 Area Code 734: 5.4%
 Area Code 723: 5.1%
 Area Code 720: 4.7%
 Other: 38.5%

Business distribution by price for Embu, Kenya

 Inexpensive: 41.4%
 Moderate: 31%
 Expensive: 27.6%

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

Embu, Kenya CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Embu, Kenya28,214 t0.8 t6,258 t/km²
Eastern3,798,393 t0.6 t24.2 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

Embu, Kenya CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)28,214 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.8 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)6,258 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (4)
FloodHigh (10)
* 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, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
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.

Embu, Kenya

Embu is a town located approximately 120 kilometres (75 mi) northeast of Nairobi towards Mount Kenya. Embu serves as the provincial headquarters of Eastern Province in Kenya and is also the county headquarters of Embu County. Located on the south-eas..  ︎  Embu, Kenya Wikipedia Page

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