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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:48,462,000 323,128,000

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Politik

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


Population

Inhabitants per km²:83.5 32.9
Life expectancy males:64.6 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:69.4 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:31.31 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:5.73 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.20 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)
 
Political stability:22 74
Civil rights:27 99
Health:19 70
Security:30 67
Climate:87 65
Cost of Living:48 33
Popularity:33 92


Economy

Currency:Kenianische Schilling (1 KES = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:11.5 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:6.30 % 1.26 %
Cost of Living:55.30 % 110.80 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:37.40 % 43.80 %
Average income:1,222 € 50,323 €
corruption index:28 (very bad) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:62,432 Mio €1.29 M € 16,486,213 M €51.02 M €
Gross national product:59,207 Mio €1.22 M € 16,260,820 M €50.32 M €
Exported goods:9,096 M €0.19 M € 1,954,564 M €6.05 M €
Imported goods:14,583 M €0.30 M € 2,401,403 M €7.43 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:160,878 km3.32 km 6,586,610 km20.38 km
Railways:3,806 km0.08 km 293,564 km0.91 km
Harbours:50.000 3930.001
Airports:1970.004 13,5130.042


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:7.67 bn kWh158,187.21 kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.10 m kWh
Energy production:9.55 bn kWh197,022.11 kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.65 m kWh
Energy export:45.00 m kWh928.57 kWh 9.70 bn kWh30,003.64 kWh
Energy imports:67.00 m kWh1,382.54 kWh 80.66 bn kWh249,622.82 kWh
CO2 emissions:14.29 m t294.80 t 5.25 bn t16,260.70 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+254 +1
Internet domain:.ke .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:72,8012 121,530,000376
Mobile phones:38,982,188804 416,684,0001,290
Internet server:71,0181 505,000,0001,563
Internet users:12,600,007260 246,147,996762



Climate

Detailed info for: Kenya and United States

Daytime temperatures:28.8 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:18.1 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:27.0 °C 19.1 °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
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:16.6 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:82.5 % 78.5 %
Islam:11.1 % 0.6 %
nondenominational:2.4 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.7 %
Native religions:1.6 % n/a
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:2.4 % 18.5 %