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Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Education: 38.3%
 Restaurants: 16.1%
 Shopping: 8.3%
 Hotels & Travel: 7.6%
 Medical: 6.8%
 Financial Services: 5.6%
 Other: 17.3%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Primary and elementary schools224.10.1
Loan companies243.90.1
Area of Garissa19.5 km²
Population180,550
Male Population93,738 (51.9%)
Female Population86,811 (48.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +3,517.5%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +242.2%
Median Age16.5
Male Median Age16.2
Female Median Age16.8
Area Codes46
Local TimeFriday 3:24 PM
TimezoneEast Africa Time
Weather31.8°C overcast clouds
Lat & Lng-0.45275° / 39.64601°

Garissa - Map

Garissa Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population4,99122,10152,763180,550
Population Density255.4 / km²1,130 / km²2,700 / km²9,239 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Garissa Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 242.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Garissa+3,517.5%+716.9%+242.2%
North-Eastern+3,283%+725.7%+247.2%
Kenya+241.7%+96.8%+48.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Garissa Median Age

Median Age: 16.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Garissa16.5 years16.8 years16.2 years
North-Eastern14.4 years14.3 years14.5 years
Kenya18 years18.4 years17.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Garissa Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 513,43812,52425,963
5-914,86213,97328,835
10-1415,40012,87328,273
15-1912,68310,92523,609
20-249,0178,96617,984
25-296,5457,52214,068
30-345,0885,51310,601
35-393,6284,1117,739
40-443,7833,2767,059
45-492,4821,8984,380
50-542,4661,8244,291
55-591,1648091,974
60-641,4291,1372,566
65-695764371,013
70-748727511,624
75-79304273577
80-84000
85 Plus000
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Garissa Population Density

Population Density: 9,239 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Garissa180,55019.5 km²9,239 / km²
North-Eastern3.8 million127,435.4 km²30.1 / km²
Kenya45.8 million582,723.1 km²78.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Garissa Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1970 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 Garissa
 Area Code 20: 31.8%
 Area Code 46: 10.2%
 Area Code 722: 9.1%
 Area Code 729: 5.7%
 Area Code 723: 5.7%
 Other: 37.5%

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

Garissa CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Garissa114,012 t0.63 t5,834 t/km²
North-Eastern1,989,954 t0.52 t15.6 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

Garissa CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)114,012 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.63 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)5,834 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtHigh (9)
FloodHigh (8)
* 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 Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. 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.

Garissa

Garissa (Somali: Gaarisa) is the capital of Garissa County, Kenya. It is situated in the former North Eastern Province.   ︎  Garissa Wikipedia Page

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