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Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Education: 41.9%
 Shopping: 15.6%
 Home Services: 5.4%
 Restaurants: 5.1%
 Other: 32%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Gas stations163.60.7
Higher education (colleges and universities)113.50.5
Primary and elementary schools2513.810.4
Secondary education503.72.1
Atm's154.40.6
Banks473.52.0
Loan companies893.73.7
Grocery stores and supermarkets173.80.7
Construction of houses210.9
Hotels and motels103.60.4
Other accommodation133.60.5
Travel and transportation104.00.4
Hospitals354.11.5
Churches303.91.2
Department stores173.50.7
Electronics stores204.30.8
Area of Kericho3.367 km²
Population24,021
Male Population12,451 (51.8%)
Female Population11,570 (48.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +255.7%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +55.8%
Median Age18.6
Male Median Age18.8
Female Median Age18.3
Area Codes52
Local TimeFriday 3:03 PM
TimezoneEast Africa Time
Lat & Lng-0.36774° / 35.28314°

Kericho - Map

Kericho Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population6,75310,80315,41424,021
Population Density2,005 / km²3,208 / km²4,577 / km²7,133 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Kericho Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 55.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Kericho+255.7%+122.4%+55.8%
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

Kericho Median Age

Median Age: 18.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Kericho18.6 years18.3 years18.8 years
Rift Valley16.9 years17.2 years16.7 years
Kenya18 years18.4 years17.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kericho Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,9281,7853,714
5-91,7811,6643,445
10-141,5061,4722,979
15-191,3361,2912,628
20-241,2711,3882,659
25-291,1141,0362,151
30-349417591,701
35-397335881,322
40-44473399872
45-49444371815
50-54309251561
55-59222183405
60-64173140314
65-699394187
70-747488162
75-795462116
80-84000
85 Plus000
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Kericho Population Density

Population Density: 7,133 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Kericho24,0213.367 km²7,133 / 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

Kericho Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1840 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 Kericho
 Area Code 20: 29.1%
 Area Code 52: 15%
 Area Code 711: 6.3%
 Area Code 722: 5.5%
 Area Code 720: 5.5%
 Area Code 723: 5.5%
 Other: 33.1%

Business distribution by price for Kericho

 Moderate: 54.2%
 Inexpensive: 41.7%
 Expensive: 4.2%

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

Kericho CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Kericho16,588 t0.69 t4,926 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

Kericho CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)16,588 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.69 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)4,926 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (4)
FloodHigh (9)
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 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.
4. 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.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
6/13/105:13 AM590.3 km10,000 mLake Victoria region, Kenyausgs.gov
9/23/016:29 PM4.793.4 km10,000 mKenyausgs.gov
1/9/286:25 PM6.284.4 km10,000 mKenyausgs.gov

Kericho

Kericho is the biggest town in Kericho County located in the highlands west of the Kenyan Rift Valley. Standing on the edge of the Mau Forest, Kericho has a warm and temperate climate making it an ideal location for agriculture and in particular, the..  ︎  Kericho Wikipedia Page

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