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Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 30.3%
 Education: 30.2%
 Restaurants: 5%
 Other: 34.5%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Gas stations213.50.2
Beauty salons215.00.2
Hairdressers365.00.4
Public administration194.20.2
Higher education (colleges and universities)194.10.2
Primary and elementary schools2773.92.7
Secondary education1184.11.1
Banks434.10.4
Finance other334.00.3
Loan companies843.60.8
Grocery stores and supermarkets603.70.6
Hotels and motels273.60.3
Other accommodation573.60.6
Hospitals334.00.3
Lawyers legal203.50.2
Churches744.20.7
Bars, pubs and taverns453.80.4
Cafes383.80.4
Clothing stores234.20.2
Department stores633.70.6
Electronics stores264.30.3
Hardware stores233.70.2
Pharmacies and drug stores244.30.2
Area of Kakamega13.3 km²
Population102,757
Male Population52,110 (50.7%)
Female Population50,647 (49.3%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +217.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +35.3%
Median Age17.2
Male Median Age16.9
Female Median Age17.5
Area Codes56
Local TimeFriday 3:39 PM
TimezoneEast Africa Time
Weather24.3°C light rain
Lat & Lng0.28422° / 34.75229°

Kakamega - Map

Kakamega Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population32,32358,64175,923102,757
Population Density2,433 / km²4,415 / km²5,716 / km²7,737 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kakamega Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 35.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Kakamega+217.9%+75.2%+35.3%
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

Kakamega Median Age

Median Age: 17.2 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Kakamega17.2 years17.5 years16.9 years
Western16.1 years16.8 years15.3 years
Kenya18 years18.4 years17.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kakamega Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 59,1458,61617,762
5-97,8947,46015,355
10-146,7756,41013,185
15-196,0055,69311,698
20-245,1585,55510,714
25-293,9773,9087,885
30-343,2173,0496,267
35-392,4332,3214,755
40-441,8501,9133,764
45-491,6351,6553,290
50-541,3001,2992,600
55-599369301,866
60-647126801,393
65-694865181,004
70-74352366719
75-79234273508
80-84000
85 Plus000
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kakamega Population Density

Population Density: 7,737 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Kakamega102,75713.3 km²7,737 / 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

Kakamega Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1500 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 Kakamega
 Area Code 20: 16%
 Area Code 56: 11.1%
 Area Code 722: 10.6%
 Area Code 721: 4.9%
 Other: 57.4%

Business distribution by price for Kakamega

 Moderate: 47.5%
 Expensive: 40%
 Inexpensive: 12.5%

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

Kakamega CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Kakamega78,890 t0.77 t5,940 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

Kakamega CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)78,890 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.77 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)5,940 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (7)
EarthquakeMedium (4)
* 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. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
6/13/105:13 AM561.1 km10,000 mLake Victoria region, Kenyausgs.gov
1/9/286:25 PM6.275 km10,000 mKenyausgs.gov

Kakamega

is a town in western Kenya lying about 30 km north of the Equator. It is the headquarters of Kakamega County. The town has a population of 99,987 (2009 census). is 52 km north of Kisumu, the third largest city in Kenya and a port city on Lake Vict..  ︎  Kakamega Wikipedia Page

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