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Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Restaurants: 17.3%
 Shopping: 13.9%
 Education: 13.4%
 Financial Services: 8.8%
 Hotels & Travel: 7.3%
 Medical: 5.9%
 Industry: 5.8%
 Professional Services: 5.5%
 Other: 22.2%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair94.00.2
Gas stations183.60.3
Public administration94.10.2
Higher education (colleges and universities)114.10.2
Primary and elementary schools144.50.2
Secondary education223.90.4
Atm's153.90.3
Banks483.50.9
Finance other514.10.9
Loan companies1033.71.8
Grocery stores and supermarkets273.50.5
Hotels and motels233.90.4
Other accommodation253.90.4
Tractors and farm equipment113.80.2
Telecommunications130.2
Hospitals193.80.3
Churches374.20.7
Bars, pubs and taverns263.50.5
Cafes123.80.2
Department stores143.80.2
Electronics stores184.00.3
Area of Meru, Kenya10.8 km²
Population56,323
Male Population27,877 (49.5%)
Female Population28,446 (50.5%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +128.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +18.4%
Median Age23.3
Male Median Age23.4
Female Median Age23.2
Area Codes64
Local TimeFriday 2:32 PM
TimezoneEast Africa Time
Lat & Lng0.04626° / 37.65587°

Meru, Kenya - Map

Meru, Kenya Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population24,68140,24747,58956,323
Population Density2,277 / km²3,714 / km²4,391 / km²5,197 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Meru, Kenya Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 18.4% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Meru, Kenya+128.2%+39.9%+18.4%
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

Meru, Kenya Median Age

Median Age: 23.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Meru, Kenya23.3 years23.2 years23.4 years
Eastern18.4 years19.1 years17.7 years
Kenya18 years18.4 years17.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Meru, Kenya Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 53,3283,4186,746
5-93,2443,2506,495
10-142,9972,9605,958
15-192,5612,6175,179
20-242,6893,0825,771
25-292,9353,1346,070
30-342,5812,4024,983
35-391,9371,8453,783
40-441,3881,3852,774
45-491,2471,2982,545
50-549019261,828
55-597216831,404
60-645395451,085
65-69326375702
70-74314340654
75-79169185355
80-84000
85 Plus000
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Meru, Kenya Population Density

Population Density: 5,197 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Meru, Kenya56,32310.8 km²5,197 / 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

Meru, Kenya Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1760 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 Meru, Kenya
 Area Code 20: 21.3%
 Area Code 64: 12.8%
 Area Code 722: 6.5%
 Area Code 721: 6.3%
 Area Code 723: 4.8%
 Other: 48.4%

Business distribution by price for Meru, Kenya

 Inexpensive: 35.4%
 Moderate: 35.4%
 Expensive: 29.2%

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

Meru, Kenya CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Meru, Kenya49,453 t0.88 t4,563 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

Meru, Kenya CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)49,453 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.88 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)4,563 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtHigh (10)
FloodMedium (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, 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
9/25/895:49 PM4.390.8 km10,000 mKenyausgs.gov
9/25/893:11 PM4.292.1 km10,000 mKenyausgs.gov

Meru, Kenya

Meru is a town in formerly Eastern Province of Kenya. It is the headquarters of the Meru County, and the sixth largest urban centre in the country. Meru forms a municipal council with a population of 240,900 residents. city is located at 0.047035 de..  ︎  Meru, Kenya Wikipedia Page

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