County Overview

Location: Located in Rift Valley, it borders Narok county to the West, Nakuru, Kiambu and Nairobi Counties to the North, Machakos, Makueni and Taita-Taveta Counties to the East and Tanzania to the South.

Area (Km 2): 21,901 Km 2  

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Kajiado north
Kajiado central
Kajiado east
Kajiado west
Kajiado south



As of 2009 Census


Surface Area

As of 2016


Share of Urban Population

As of 2009 Census


Population Density

As of 2009 Census


Poverty Rate

As of 2016

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Some Strengths of Kajiado County include:

     • Natural resources as wildlife, open grasslands, wooded bush lands, open bushes, woodlands and forests, Ngong Hills, Soda Ash & Gemstones.

     • Main Economic Activities include pastoralist livestock herding, tourism, agriculture and urban-life activities like cattle trading and sand harvesting                                           and quarries, Soda Ash mining.

• The County benefits from Nairobi county due to its proximity  

Number of Institutions: Primary (198)

Primary: Enrolment (54,278)  

Health Facilities: 87; District Hospitals (2), Dispensaries (40), Health Centres (19), Private Health Institutions (26)

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:76,000  

County Financial Information

County Fees and Charges

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County Revenue Law Status

Legislation Status
County Trade Licensing Act In the County Assembly.
County Property Rating Bill Executive.
County Revenue Administration Bill Executive.
County Public Participation Bill Executive.
Agricultural Produce Cess Bill Executive.
Revenue Bill Status for Counties as at 15th May, 2017. Source: Commission for Revenue Allocation.