UNFPA Kenya

Despite steady economic growth, rich cultural and biological diversity and a strong tourist industry, almost half of Kenya’s people live in poverty. Addressing the country’s rapid population growth – close to 3 per cent per year -- is seen as key to sustainable development, as outlined in the national planning strategy known as Kenya Vision 2030. UNFPA’s contribution includes strengthening reproductive health services, improving supply chains for contraceptives, advocacy against gender-based violence, and facilitating integration of population dynamics into policy formulation.

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Population

  • Population aged 0-14

  • Population aged 15-64

  • Population aged 65+

Maternal and newborn health

  • Births attended by skilled health personnel

Sexual and reproductive health

  • CPR any method

  • Unmet need

Education

Fertility

Total fertility rate, per woman, 2010-2015

Life expectancy

Life expectancy at birth (years), 2010-2015

FGM Dashboard - Kenya Read more

Key Indicators
Population size, female age 15-49 (in thousands), 2012
Prevalence of FGM among women 15-49 (%)
Prevalence of FGM among girls 15-19 (%)
Ethnic group with the highest prevalence in the country (%)
Existence of national policies and laws banning FGM; Year passed
*Later dates reflect amendments to the original law or new laws
Adolescent and Youth Dashboard - Kenya Read more

Percentage of women, aged 20-24, who were married before age 15

Select Indicator
  • Percentage of women, aged 20-24, who were married before age 15
  • Percentage of women, aged 20-24, who were married before age 18

Percentage of women, aged 20-24, who were married before age 18 or 15

Percentage of 15-24 year old females who think that wife beating is justified under at least one condition

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Programme activities

  • All resources
  • Core
  • Non - core

All contraceptives - Kenya

No Data Available
Supplies economic impact

Impact on lifespan in Kenya*

104,187
Healthy years of life saved (women)
826,060
Healthy years of life saved (children)
930,247
Healthy years of life saved (women and children)
15,321,268
Direct healthcare costs saved (2015 USD)*
Supplies health impact

Health impact in Kenya

1,672
Maternal deaths averted
9,770
Child deaths averted
184,787
Unsafe abortions averted
Supplies demographic impact

Demographic impact in Kenya

622,480
Unintended pregnancies averted
192,969
Abortions averted

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