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Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Community & Government: 16.7%
 Education: 14.4%
 Restaurants: 13.3%
 Financial Services: 8.9%
 Shopping: 7.8%
 Religion: 7.2%
 Professional Services: 6.7%
 Industry: 5.6%
 Other: 19.4%
Area of Kapenguria1.913 km²
Population7,530
Male Population3,654 (48.5%)
Female Population3,876 (51.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +1,225.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +33.4%
Median Age14.7
Male Median Age14.4
Female Median Age15
Area Codes54
Local TimeFriday 3:40 PM
TimezoneEast Africa Time
Lat & Lng1.23333° / 35.11667°

Kapenguria - Map

Kapenguria Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population5681,1365,6457,530
Population Density296.8 / km²593.7 / km²2,950 / km²3,935 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kapenguria Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 33.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Kapenguria+1,225.7%+562.9%+33.4%
Rift Valley+355.1%+128.7%+60.2%
Kenya+241.7%+96.8%+48.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kapenguria Median Age

Median Age: 14.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Kapenguria14.7 years15 years14.4 years
Rift Valley16.9 years17.2 years16.7 years
Kenya18 years18.4 years17.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kapenguria Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 57217381,459
5-96276461,274
10-145405561,096
15-19417419836
20-24304368673
25-29246280526
30-34195208403
35-39161166327
40-44113119232
45-4996100197
50-547185156
55-595859117
60-64435396
65-69283563
70-74223052
75-79141731
80-84000
85 Plus000
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kapenguria Population Density

Population Density: 3,935 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Kapenguria7,5301.913 km²3,935 / km²
Rift Valley12.2 million179,926.1 km²67.8 / km²
Kenya45.8 million582,723.1 km²78.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kapenguria Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1940 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 Kapenguria
 Area Code 20: 56.4%
 Area Code 54: 7.7%
 Area Code 704: 5.1%
 Area Code 712: 2.6%
 Area Code 722: 2.6%
 Area Code 710: 2.6%
 Area Code 726: 2.6%
 Area Code 723: 2.6%
 Area Code 713: 2.6%
 Area Code 732: 2.6%
 Area Code 724: 2.6%
 Area Code 708: 2.6%
 Area Code 703: 2.6%
 Area Code 728: 2.6%
 Area Code 720: 2.6%

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

Kapenguria CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Kapenguria4,244 t0.56 t2,218 t/km²
Rift Valley7,426,385 t0.61 t41.3 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

Kapenguria CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)4,244 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.56 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)2,218 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodMedium (4)
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
1/9/286:25 PM6.299.9 km10,000 mKenyausgs.gov

Kapenguria

Kapenguria is a town lying north east of Kitale on the A1 road in Kenya. Kapenguria is capital of the West Pokot County. Kapenguria forms a municipality with an urban population of 13,000 and a total population of 56,000 (1999 census ). municipality..  ︎  Kapenguria Wikipedia Page

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