County

Kilifi
Location: Located in Coastal Kenya
Population: 1,109,735
Governor Candidates: 10
Senator Candidates: 7
Women Reps: 5
County Reps: 0
LOCATION

Location: Located in Coastal Kenya, it borders the Indian ocean to the East, Tana River to the North, Taita Taveta to the West and Kwale and Mombasa to the South.

Area (Km 2): 12,610 Km 2

Kilifi County

POPULATION

Population: 1,109,735

Population Density: 88 people per Km 2

 

Government

Number of Constituencies: 3 (Bahari, Ganze, Kaloleni)

Voting History:
1992:        KANU
1997:        KANU
2002:        KANU (Kaloleni - NARC)
2007:        ODM
Voter Turnout:
Highest:    56% (1992 Elections)
Lowest:     42% (2002 Elections)

Economics

Poverty Level: 71.4 %

Main Economic Activities/industries: Tourism, Fishing

CRA Allocation:  3,449,051,164

Education

Number of Institutions: Primary (230), Secondary (30)

Health

Health Facilities: 73

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:48,000

Potential
  • Agricultural centre (fisheries, small scale farming)

  • An industrial centre (Mabati Rolling Mills, Athi River Mining)

  • An agricultural hub (Sisal, cassava)

Challenges
  • Settlement of squatters; they are opposed to upcountry people allocated land there

  • Issuance of title deeds has not begun

  • Poor roads

Candidates

  • John Lenga.
  • John Safari Mumba
    John Safari Mumba.
  • Mathias Kombe.
  • Noah Katana Ngala
    Noah Katana Ngala.
  • Anthony Kingi Kazungu
    Anthony Kingi Kazungu.
  • Francis Baya
    Francis Baya.
  • Joe Hamisi
    Joe Khamisi.
  • Chenje Mwachiro
    Chenje Mwachiro.
  • Amason Kingi
    Amason Kingi.
  • Gideon Mungaro
    Gideon Mungaro.
  • John Lenga.
  • John Safari Mumba
    John Safari Mumba.
  • Mathias Kombe.
  • Noah Katana Ngala
    Noah Katana Ngala.
  • Anthony Kingi Kazungu
    Anthony Kingi Kazungu.
  • Francis Baya
    Francis Baya.
  • Joe Hamisi
    Joe Khamisi.
  • Chenje Mwachiro
    Chenje Mwachiro.
  • Amason Kingi
    Amason Kingi.
  • Gideon Mungaro
    Gideon Mungaro.

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