Best of Wajir - Cybo

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Education: 44%
 Restaurants: 14.1%
 Community & Government: 8.6%
 Hotels & Travel: 7.6%
 Shopping: 4.8%
 Other: 21%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Public administration84.00.1
Primary and elementary schools323.90.3
Loan companies144.00.1
Area of Wajir15.2 km²
Population111,175
Male Population58,783 (52.9%)
Female Population52,392 (47.1%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +3,193.1%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +241.8%
Median Age14.7
Male Median Age14.7
Female Median Age14.6
Area Codes46
Local TimeFriday 3:24 PM
TimezoneEast Africa Time
Weather34.4°C scattered clouds
Lat & Lng1.7471° / 40.05732°

Wajir - Map

Wajir Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population3,37613,53432,524111,175
Population Density222.8 / km²893.1 / km²2,146 / km²7,336 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Wajir Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 241.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Wajir+3,193.1%+721.4%+241.8%
North-Eastern+3,283%+725.7%+247.2%
Kenya+241.7%+96.8%+48.4%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Wajir Median Age

Median Age: 14.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Wajir14.7 years14.6 years14.7 years
North-Eastern14.4 years14.3 years14.5 years
Kenya18 years18.4 years17.6 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Wajir Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 57,9457,84215,787
5-910,6569,83120,487
10-1411,5769,25020,826
15-198,6126,01014,622
20-244,6513,8638,515
25-292,7483,4676,215
30-342,5783,1075,686
35-391,9312,7384,670
40-442,3792,1264,505
45-491,5701,2472,818
50-541,5041,0522,556
55-597174411,158
60-648925691,462
65-69322238560
70-74512423935
75-79192188381
80-84000
85 Plus000
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Wajir Population Density

Population Density: 7,336 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Wajir111,17515.2 km²7,336 / km²
North-Eastern3.8 million127,435.4 km²30.1 / km²
Kenya45.8 million582,723.1 km²78.6 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Wajir Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1970 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 Wajir
 Area Code 20: 54.8%
 Area Code 722: 11.9%
 Area Code 46: 7.1%
 Area Code 720: 4.8%
 Area Code 729: 4.8%
 Area Code 717: 4.8%
 Area Code 700: 4.8%
 Other: 7.1%

Business distribution by price for Wajir

 Moderate: 62.5%
 Inexpensive: 25%
 Expensive: 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

Wajir CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Wajir68,792 t0.62 t4,539 t/km²
North-Eastern1,989,954 t0.52 t15.6 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

Wajir CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)68,792 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita0.62 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)4,539 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
DroughtHigh (9)
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, 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.
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.

Wajir

Wajir (Somali: Wajeer) is the capital of the Wajir County of Kenya. It is situated in the former North Eastern Province.   ︎  Wajir Wikipedia Page

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