TABLE 11c:  1962, 1969, 1979 African Female Population with More than Primary Education

 

 

 

1962

 

 

1969

 

 

1979

 

District

Percent

Rank

District

Percent

Rank

District

Percent

Rank

Nairobi

1.7

1

Nairobi

11.9

1

Nairobi

23.4

1

Baringo

1.5

2

Mombasa

6.7

2

Mombasa

12.3

2

Nyeri

0.7

3

Kiambu

2.1

3

Kiambu

9.5

3

Kiambu

0.6

4

TransNzoia

2.1

3

Nyeri

8.9

4

Nanyuki

0.6

4

Laikipia

1.9

5

Muranga

6.4

5

Mombasa

0.6

4

Nyeri

1.8

6

Kirinyaga

6.1

6

Kisii

0.5

7

Nakuru

1.7

7

Kisii

6.1

6

Nandi

0.5

7

Kisumu

1.5

8

Embu

5.9

8

Fort Hall

0.4

9

Uasin Gishu

1.4

9

Nakuru

5.8

9

Taita

0.4

9

Turkana

1.1

10

Bungoma

5.4

10

Thika

0.3

11

Kakamega

1.1

10

Kisumu

5.3

11

Kwale

0.3

11

Muranga

1.0

12

Kakamega

5.3

11

Kericho

0.3

11

Kilifi

1.0

12

Nyandarua

5.2

13

Northern Nyanza

0.3

11

Taita

1.0

12

Machakos

5.2

13

Nakuru

0.3

11

Embu

1.0

12

Meru

4.8

15

Embu

0.2

16

Bungoma

1.0

12

Uasin Gishu

4.8

15

Elgeyo Marakwet

0.2

16

Meru

0.7

17

Taita

4.7

17

Laikipia

0.2

16

Kirinyaga

0.6

18

Laikipia

4.2

18

Naivasha

0.2

16

Kwale

0.6

18

TransNzoia

3.8

19

Machakos

0.2

16

Isiolo

0.6

18

South Nyanza

3.4

20

Narok

0.2

16

Kisii

0.6

18

Busia

3.3

21

Meru

0.1

22

South Nyanza

0.6

18

Kajiado

3.1

22

Lamu

0.1

22

Kericho

0.6

18

Kericho

3.1

22

Tana River

0.1

22

Busia

0.6

18

Nandi

3.0

24

Central Nyanza

0.1

22

Nyandarua

0.5

25

Siaya

2.7

25

Elgon Nyanza

0.1

22

Machakos

0.5

25

Baringo

2.4

26

South Nyanza

0.1

22

Siaya

0.5

25

Kitui

2.3

27

Trans Nzoia

0.1

22

Elgeyo Marakwet

0.5

25

Elgeyo Marakwet

2.3

27

Uasin Gishu

0.1

22

Kajiado

0.5

25

Lamu

1.9

29

Kajiado

0.1

22

Nandi

0.4

30

Isiolo

1.7

30

Kilifi

0.0

31

Lamu

0.3

31

Kilifi

1.6

31

West Pokot

0.0

31

Kitui

0.3

31

Kwale

1.6

31

Kitui

0.0

31

Marsabit

0.3

31

Narok

1.1

33

Kenya Average

0.3

 

Narok

0.3

31

Tana River

1.0

34

 

 

 

West Pokot

0.3

31

Samburu

1.0

34

 

 

 

Baringo

0.2

36

West Pokot

0.9

36

 

 

 

Wajir

0.1

37

Garissa

0.8

37

 

 

 

Samburu

0.1

37

Marsabit

0.6

38

 

 

 

Tana River

0.0

39

Wajir

0.3

39

 

 

 

Garissa

0.0

39

Turkana

0.3

39

 

 

 

Mandera

0.0

39

Mandera

0.2

41

 

 

 

Kenya Average

1.2

 

Kenya Average

4.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/There are no data available for Northern Frontier, Samburu, & Turkana, so these 3 districts are not included.

 

Adapted from Wortham(1990) pp.296,315,and 334. That author cites the 1962 Kenya Population Census, Vol.3,

 

the 1969 Kenya Population Census, Vol.3, and the 1979 Kenya Population Census, Vol.1.