Rift Valley
Kenya
Most Harvested Crop in 2005
Maize
Poverty Headcount Ratio $1.90/day (2011 PPP) in 2005
31%
Most Acute Condition Among Children in 2009
16% Severely Stunted
Average Annual Rainfall from 1990 to 2015
1,231mm
About

Rift Valley is a province of Kenya. As of 2005 Nakuru, Kenya had a total population of approximately 1.33M people. This represents a 75% increase from 2005 when the population of Nakuru, Kenya was approximately 761.02k.

The most widely harvested crop in Rift Valley by area was Maize with 547.87k ha harvested with a total production value of Intl $200.49M.

Among children in Rift Valley, Kenya in 2009, 16% were severely stunted, 9% were severely stunted, 4% were severely underweight, 2% were severely wasted, 2% were severely wasted, and 2% were severely underweight.

As of 2005, there were 196.37k people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 296.27k people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Baringo, Kenya.

Agriculture

Harvested Area Versus Value of Production

Tropical Fruits are the crop with the highest production value per area in Rift Valley, with Intl $10.96k per ha.

Pearl Millets are the crop with the lowest production value per area in Rift Valley, with Intl $78.8 per ha.

This means that growers of Tropical Fruits will earn approximately 139 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 Rift Valley by harvested area were rainfed, compared to 2% irrigated.

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Climate

Rainfall by Location

From 1990 to 2015, Rift Valley had average annual rainfall of 1,231mm across a total cropland area of 1.25M ha.

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Health

Health Conditions Among Children

16%
Severely Stunted
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Among children in Rift Valley, Kenya in 2009, 16% were severely stunted, 9% were severely stunted, 4% were severely underweight, 2% were severely wasted, 2% were severely wasted, and 2% were severely underweight.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Gender

69%
Male Stunting
61%
Female Stunting

The health condition most afflicting male and female children in 2009 in Nairobi, Kenya is stunting with 69% of male children affected and 61% of female children affected.

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Health Conditions Among Children by Residence

43%
Urban Stunting
38%
Rural Stunting

The health condition most afflicting urban and rural children in 2009 in Nairobi, Kenya is stunting with 43% of urban children affected and 38% of rural children affected.

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Poverty

Poverty Levels

196.37k
$1.90/day (2011 PPP)
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As of 2005, there were 196.37k people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 296.27k people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Baringo, Kenya.

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Poverty Measures by Gender of Head of Household

Disposable Income
79%
Male
76%
Female

As of 2005, 79% of male headed households and 76% of female headed households in Baringo, Kenya live below $3.10/day (2011 PPP).

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Poverty Measures by Residence

Disposable Income
42%
Urban
81%
Rural

As of 2005, 42% of people living in urban areas and 81% of people living in rural areas in Baringo, Kenya live below $3.10/day (2011 PPP).

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