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Kenya Population and Housing Census 2009 - IPUMS


General Info
Original or alternative title 
2009 Kenya Population and Housing Census
Kenya (KEN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
08/2009 - 08/2009
Data type
  • De facto
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative

Censuses provide population numbers, household or family size and composition, and information on sex and age distribution. They often include other demographic, economic, and health-related topics as well. The 2009 Kenya de facto census collected data through face-to-face interviews. The census days were August 24-25, 2009. A 10% sample of households from the census (3,841,935 individuals) is available through IPUMS International at the University of Minnesota. Refer to the IPUMS website for guidelines on citing database versions.

Publication year 
Suggested citation 

Minnesota Population Center, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. Kenya Population Census 2009 from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: [Machine-readable database]. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 2013.