ACP ENVIRONMENTAL OBSERVATORY
Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Kenya

Capital: Nairobi
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Lower middle income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 569,140 (2007)
 
Population (people): 37,250,540 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 65.45 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 2.6% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 56 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 50 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $2,306.87 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 6.9% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Coastal and Marine
Total area of Exclusive Economic Zone 0-200 nautical miles (km2): 112,474 (2014)
 
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 1.19% (2014)

 
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Marine Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Diani 7423 7423 107 VI
Dodori 2591 2591 729 Not Reported
Kiunga Marine Conservancy 3038 3038 288 Not Reported
Lower Tana Delta Conservation Trust 555555507 555555507 518 Not Reported
Mombasa 12345 12345 194 Not Reported
Pate Marine Community Conservancy 555566904 555566904 192 Not Reported
Watamu 19566 19566 206 Not Reported
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Marine Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
East African Coral Coast 1.24 13.51 17.38 19.09 14.84
Northern Monsoon Current Coast 0.49 0.26 0.07 25.92 100.0
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