Nyanza
Kenya
Most Harvested Crop in 2005
Maize
Poverty Headcount Ratio $1.90/day (2011 PPP) in 2005
41%
Most Acute Condition Among Children in 2009
13% Severely Stunted
Average Annual Rainfall from 1990 to 2015
1,553mm
About

Nyanza is a province of Kenya. As of 2005 Siaya, Kenya had a total population of approximately 552.51k people. This represents a -3% decrease from 2005 when the population of Siaya, Kenya was approximately 571.38k.

The most widely harvested crop in Nyanza by area was Maize with 250.82k ha harvested with a total production value of Intl $86.75M.

Among children in Nyanza, Kenya in 2009, 13% were severely stunted, 3% were severely underweight, and 2% were severely wasted.

As of 2005, there were 305.90k people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 423.96k people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Gucha, Kenya.

Agriculture

Harvested Area Versus Value of Production

Temperate Fruits are the crop with the highest production value per area in Nyanza, with Intl $8.44k per ha.

Cowpeas are the crop with the lowest production value per area in Nyanza, with Intl $53.6 per ha.

This means that growers of Temperate Fruits will earn approximately 157 times more per hectare than if they grow Cowpeas.

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Water Supply for Crops

97%
Rainfed
3%
Irrigated

In 2005, 97% of the crops produced in Nyanza by harvested area were rainfed, compared to 3% irrigated.

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Climate

Rainfall by Location

From 1990 to 2015, Nyanza had average annual rainfall of 1,553mm across a total cropland area of 482.97k ha.

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Health

Health Conditions Among Children

13%
Severely Stunted
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Among children in Nyanza, Kenya in 2009, 13% were severely stunted, 3% were severely underweight, and 2% were severely wasted.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Gender

32%
Male Stunting
29%
Female Stunting

The health condition most afflicting male and female children in 2009 in Nyanza, Kenya is stunting with 32% of male children affected and 29% of female children affected.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Residence

21%
Urban Stunting
32%
Rural Stunting

The health condition most afflicting urban and rural children in 2009 in Nyanza, Kenya is stunting with 21% of urban children affected and 32% of rural children affected.

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Poverty

Poverty Levels

305.90k
$1.90/day (2011 PPP)
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As of 2005, there were 305.90k people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 423.96k people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Gucha, Kenya.

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Poverty Measures by Gender of Head of Household

Disposable Income
82%
Male
83%
Female

As of 2005, 82% of male headed households and 83% of female headed households in Gucha, Kenya live below $3.10/day (2011 PPP).

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Poverty Measures by Residence

Disposable Income
42%
Urban
83%
Rural

As of 2005, 42% of people living in urban areas and 83% of people living in rural areas in Gucha, Kenya live below $3.10/day (2011 PPP).

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