Kenya growing at a million people a year

A giant screen displays the latest population on Kenya which stands at 38.6 million nationally, up from 28 million in 1999. PHOTO / CORRESPONDENT

What you need to know:

  • That means we need more of everything - schools, hospitals, jobs and housing - urgently

The average Kenyan woman is having 4.6 babies, pushing up the country’s population by a million people every year.

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