Eastern
Kenya
Most Harvested Crop in 2005
Maize
Poverty Headcount Ratio $1.90/day (2011 PPP) in 2005
51%
Most Acute Condition Among Children in 2009
17% Severely Stunted
Average Annual Rainfall from 1990 to 2015
890mm
About

Eastern is a province of Kenya. As of 2005 Moyale, Kenya had a total population of approximately 75.78k people. This represents a -46% decrease from 2005 when the population of Moyale, Kenya was approximately 140.16k.

The most widely harvested crop in Eastern by area was Maize with 469.83k ha harvested with a total production value of Intl $33.55M.

Among children in Eastern, Kenya in 2009, 17% were severely stunted, 5% were severely underweight, and 1% were severely wasted.

As of 2005, there were 93.55k people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 201.32k people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Embu, Kenya.

Agriculture

Harvested Area Versus Value of Production

Bananas are the crop with the highest production value per area in Eastern, with Intl $5.85k per ha.

Barleys are the crop with the lowest production value per area in Eastern, with Intl $39.9 per ha.

This means that growers of Bananas will earn approximately 147 times more per hectare than if they grow Barleys.

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Water Supply for Crops

99%
Rainfed
1%
Irrigated

In 2005, 99% of the crops produced in Eastern by harvested area were rainfed, compared to 1% irrigated.

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Climate

Rainfall by Location

From 1990 to 2015, Eastern had average annual rainfall of 890mm across a total cropland area of 1.63M ha.

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Health

Health Conditions Among Children

17%
Severely Stunted
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Among children in Eastern, Kenya in 2009, 17% were severely stunted, 5% were severely underweight, and 1% were severely wasted.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Gender

44%
Male Stunting
40%
Female Stunting

The health condition most afflicting male and female children in 2009 in Eastern, Kenya is stunting with 44% of male children affected and 40% of female children affected.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Residence

21%
Urban Stunting
43%
Rural Stunting

The health condition most afflicting urban and rural children in 2009 in Eastern, Kenya is stunting with 21% of urban children affected and 43% of rural children affected.

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Poverty

Poverty Levels

93.55k
$1.90/day (2011 PPP)
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As of 2005, there were 93.55k people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 201.32k people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Embu, Kenya.

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Poverty Measures by Gender of Head of Household

Disposable Income
57%
Male
45%
Female

As of 2005, 57% of male headed households and 45% of female headed households in Embu, Kenya live below $3.10/day (2011 PPP).

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Poverty Measures by Residence

Disposable Income
22%
Urban
59%
Rural

As of 2005, 22% of people living in urban areas and 59% of people living in rural areas in Embu, Kenya live below $3.10/day (2011 PPP).

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