TABLE 12c:  1962, 1969, 1979 African Male Population with More than Primary Education

 

 

 

1962

 

 

1969

 

 

1979

 

 

 

District/1

%

Rank

District

%

Rank

District

%

Rank

 

 

Nairobi

6.7

1

Nairobi

18.7

1

Nairobi

32.0

1

 

 

Mombasa

4.1

2

Mombasa

12.3

2

Mombasa

21.8

2

 

 

Nyeri

4.0

3

Kiambu

6.5

3

Kiambu

15.8

3

 

 

Kiambu

2.8

4

Nyeri

5.5

4

Nyeri

12.9

4

 

 

Kisii

2.8

4

Nakuru

5.0

5

Kisii

11.5

5

 

 

Nakuru

2.7

6

TransNzoia

4.8

6

Nakuru

11.5

5

 

 

Fort Hall

2.3

7

Kisumu

4.6

7

Kisumu

11.1

7

 

 

Nanyuki

1.9

8

Bungoma

4.6

7

Bungoma

10.9

8

 

 

Naivasha

1.8

9

Muranga

4.4

9

Kirinyaga

10.2

9

 

 

Central Nyanza

1.7

10

Uasin Gishu

4.3

10

Nyandarua

10.12

10

 

 

Kwale

1.6

11

Laikipia

3.6

11

Uasin Gishu

10.0

11

 

 

Elgon Nyanza

1.6

11

Kirinyaga

3.5

12

Muranga

9.9

12

 

 

Baringo

1.6

11

Nyandarua

3.3

13

Machakos

9.5

13

 

 

Northern Nyanza

1.5

14

Embu

3.3

13

Embu

9.1

14

 

 

Uasin Gishu

1.5

14

Kakamega

3.2

15

Laikipia

8.9

15

 

 

Embu

1.4

16

Busia

3.1

16

Kakamega

8.5

16

 

 

Thika

1.4

16

South Nyanza

3.0

17

South Nyanza

8.3

17

 

 

Nandi

1.4

16

Kisii

2.9

18

Taita

8.1

18

 

 

Lamu

1.3

19

Kericho

2.9

18

TransNzoia

7.7

19

 

 

South Nyanza

1.3

19

Kilifi

2.7

20

Busia

7.6

20

 

 

Trans Nzoia

1.2

21

Taita

2.6

21

Kericho

7.4

21

 

 

Machakos

1.2

21

Isiolo

2.5

22

Kajiado

6.7

22

 

 

Kericho

1.0

23

Machakos

2.3

23

Lamu

6.6

23

 

 

Laikipia

1.0

23

Siaya

2.3

23

Meru

6.6

23

 

 

Meru

0.9

25

Kajiado

2.2

25

Siaya

6.5

25

 

 

Taita

0.9

25

Turkana

2.2

25

Nandi

6.3

26

 

 

Tana River

0.7

27

Meru

2.1

27

Isiolo

5.7

27

 

 

West Pokot

0.6

28

Marsabit

2.0

28

Elgeyo Marakwet

5.4

28

 

 

Kilifi

0.5

29

Lamu

1.9

29

Kilifi

5.3

29

 

 

Kajiado

0.5

29

Kwale

1.7

30

Kitui

5.1

30

 

 

Narok

0.4

31

Elgeyo Marakwet

1.6

31

Kwale

5.0

31

 

 

Kitui

0.3

32

Nandi

1.6

31

Baringo

5.0

31

 

 

Elgeyo Marakwet

0.1

33

Kitui

1.2

33

Tana River

3.9

33

 

 

Kenya Average

1.7

 

Wajir

1.1

34

Narok

3.2

34

 

 

 

 

 

Baringo

1.0

35

Samburu

3.1

35

 

 

 

 

 

West Pokot

1.0

35

Garissa

2.7

36

 

 

 

 

 

Tana River

0.8

37

Marsabit

2.6

37

 

 

 

 

 

Garissa

0.8

37

West Pokot

2.4

38

 

 

 

 

 

Narok

0.8

37

Mandera

2.0

39

 

 

 

 

 

Samburu

0.7

40

Wajir

1.7

40

 

 

 

 

 

Mandera

0.3

41

Turkana

1.7

40

 

 

 

 

 

Kenya Average

3.3

 

Kenya Average

8.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.