Kenya
Most Harvested Crop in 2005
Maize
Poverty Headcount Ratio $1.90/day (2011 PPP) in 2005
39%
Most Acute Condition Among Children in 2014
8% Severely Stunted
Average Annual Rainfall from 1990 to 2015
1,135mm
About

Kenya is a country located in Africa south of the Sahara. As of 2005 Kenya had a total population of approximately 35.51M people.

The most widely harvested crop in Kenya by area was Maize with 1.67M ha harvested with a total production value of Intl $413.67M.

Among children in Kenya in 2014, 8% were severely stunted, 2% were severely underweight, and 1% were severely wasted.

As of 2005, there were 13.79M people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 22.56M people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Kenya.

Agriculture

Crops by Production Value

Tropical Fruit
Most Common Crop by Production Value
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In 2005, the crop with the highest production value in Kenya was Tropical Fruit, with a value of Intl $438.89M.

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Harvested Area Versus Value of Production

Tropical Fruits are the crop with the highest production value per area in Kenya, with Intl $5.47k per ha.

Pearl Millets are the crop with the lowest production value per area in Kenya, with Intl $96.6 per ha.

This means that growers of Tropical Fruits will earn approximately 57 times more per hectare than if they grow Pearl Millets.

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Water Supply for Crops

98%
Rainfed
2%
Irrigated

In 2005, 98% of the crops produced in Kenya by harvested area were rainfed, compared to 2% irrigated.

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Climate

Rainfall by Location

From 1990 to 2015, Kenya had average annual rainfall of 1,135mm across a total cropland area of 4.52M ha.

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Health

Health Conditions Among Children

8%
Severely Stunted
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Among children in Kenya in 2014, 8% were severely stunted, 2% were severely underweight, and 1% were severely wasted.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Gender

30%
Male Stunting
22%
Female Stunting

The health condition most afflicting male and female children in 2014 in Kenya is stunting with 30% of male children affected and 22% of female children affected.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Residence

20%
Urban Stunting
29%
Rural Stunting

The health condition most afflicting urban and rural children in 2014 in Kenya is stunting with 20% of urban children affected and 29% of rural children affected.

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Poverty

Poverty Levels

13.79M
$1.90/day (2011 PPP)
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As of 2005, there were 13.79M people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 22.56M people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Kenya.

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Poverty Measures by Residence

Disposable Income
25%
Urban
73%
Rural

As of 2005, 25% of people living in urban areas and 73% of people living in rural areas in Kenya live below $3.10/day (2011 PPP).

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