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Number of Somalis in Kenya

How many Somalis are there in Kenya?

More than 900000

As the name perfectly suggests, Somalis in Kenya are citizens and residents of Kenya who are of Somali descent. There are more than 900000 Somalis in Kenya.  The regions where live the most Somalis are North Eastern Provence, Nairobi and Mombasa.  Somali, English and Swahili are the languages spoken by Somalis.  It is important to know that following the civil war in Somalia that broke out in 1991, many Somalis sought asylum in the Somali-inhabited enclaves in Kenya.  Many of them were killed during the war.

This fact is verified on : November 12, 2013.





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