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Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 22.5%
 Education: 18.4%
 Restaurants: 8.6%
 Hotels & Travel: 6.3%
 Beauty & Spas: 6.2%
 Industry: 6.2%
 Other: 31.8%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair313.90.1
Gas stations563.60.2
Public administration343.60.1
Higher education (colleges and universities)614.10.2
Primary and elementary schools3673.91.1
Secondary education1953.80.6
Atm's323.90.1
Banks783.90.2
Finance other1013.60.3
Loan companies1924.00.6
Grocery stores and supermarkets883.60.3
Real estate423.60.1
Hotels and motels754.00.2
Other accommodation1443.90.4
Tractors and farm equipment374.20.1
Wholesale of machinery353.60.1
Health and medical384.30.1
Hospitals433.80.1
Churches1324.30.4
Bars, pubs and taverns664.10.2
Cafes393.90.1
Department stores643.90.2
Electronics stores524.40.2
Hardware stores354.10.1
Area of Nakuru44.4 km²
Population340,807
Male Population170,707 (50.1%)
Female Population170,100 (49.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +395%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +57.5%
Median Age20.7
Male Median Age20.9
Female Median Age20.4
Area Codes51
NeighborhoodsBiashara, Hospital, Kivumbini, Lake View, Menengai, Nakuru East, Rhoda, Shabab, Viwanda
Local TimeFriday 4:09 PM
TimezoneEast Africa Time
Weather22.4°C light rain
Lat & Lng-0.28333° / 36.06667°

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Nakuru Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population68,849144,539216,413340,807
Population Density1,550 / km²3,255 / km²4,873 / km²7,675 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Nakuru Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 57.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Nakuru+395%+135.8%+57.5%
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

Nakuru Median Age

Median Age: 20.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Nakuru20.7 years20.4 years20.9 years
Rift Valley16.9 years17.2 years16.7 years
Kenya18 years18.4 years17.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Nakuru Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 524,68624,70749,394
5-921,68821,44343,131
10-1418,78918,94737,736
15-1916,84518,19135,036
20-2419,13822,94742,085
25-2918,36418,87737,242
30-3414,46812,84727,315
35-3911,0539,76220,816
40-447,5756,58114,157
45-496,3525,37011,722
50-544,1643,5627,727
55-592,9092,4205,330
60-642,0201,7693,790
65-691,1941,1972,391
70-749378931,830
75-795265861,112
80-84000
85 Plus000
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Nakuru Population Density

Population Density: 7,675 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Nakuru340,80744.4 km²7,675 / 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

Nakuru Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1900 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.

Neighborhoods

Business Distribution by neighborhood in Nakuru
 Biashara: 43.9%
 Rhoda: 9.3%
 Viwanda: 8.8%
 Nakuru East: 7.6%
 Shabab: 5.5%
 Other: 25%

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in Nakuru
 Area Code 20: 18.2%
 Area Code 51: 14.3%
 Area Code 722: 9.9%
 Area Code 721: 5.5%
 Other: 51.9%

Business distribution by price for Nakuru

 Moderate: 50.5%
 Inexpensive: 32.2%
 Expensive: 16.3%
 Very Expensive: 1%

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

Nakuru CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Nakuru310,809 t0.91 t6,999 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

Nakuru CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)310,809 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.91 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)6,999 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtMedium (4)
FloodHigh (10)
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, 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.
4. 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
9/23/016:29 PM4.743.9 km10,000 mKenyausgs.gov
1/6/2811:31 AM772.7 km15,000 mKenyausgs.gov

Nakuru

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