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Kenya

 

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 Kenya
All information: Kenya
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:580,370 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:52,574,000 328,240,000

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Government

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1963 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Nairobi Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:90.6 33.4
Life expectancy males:64.0 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:68.7 years 81.1 years
Average age:18.8 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:28.75 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:5.47 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.20 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:41 74
Civil rights:34 83
Health:24 74
Climate:89 64
Cost of Living:44 38
Popularity:37 85


Economy

Currency:Kenian Schilling (1 KES = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:2.7 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:4.69 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:60.30 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:37.20 % 36.60 %
Average income:1,563 € 58,821 €
Corruption index:28 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:85,309 Mio €1.62 M € 19,145,356 M €58.33 M €
Gross national product:82,022 Mio €1.56 M € 19,308,457 M €58.82 M €
Exported goods:10,264 M €0.20 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:18,230 M €0.35 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:177,800 km3.38 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:3,819 km0.07 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Harbours:240.000 3,6730.011
Airports:1970.004 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:7.86 bn kWh149,560.70 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:9.63 bn kWh183,246.57 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:39.10 m kWh743.71 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:184.00 m kWh3,499.83 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:17.91 m t340.66 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+254 +1
Internet domain:.ke .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:70,3941 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:54,555,4971,038 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:71,0181 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:11,863,380226 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:1.40 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.20 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:3.1 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:1.47 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:2.7 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:84.0 % 79.0 %
Smokers:11.8 % 25.1 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:28.4 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:18.0 °C 7.3 °C
Water temperature:27.0 °C 17.7 °C
Relative humidity:67 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:15 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:85.2 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:7.5 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Kikuyu:20.9 % n/a
Luhya:13.8 % n/a
Luo:12.8 % n/a
Kamba:11.2 % n/a
Kalenjin:10.8 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Gusii:6.1 % n/a
Nyika:4.8 % n/a
Masai:1.6 % n/a
Turkana:1.4 % n/a
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:16.6 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:82.5 % 78.5 %
Islam:11.1 % 1.1 %
nondenominational:2.4 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Native religions:1.6 % n/a
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:2.4 % 15.3 %