County Overview

Location: Located in the former Nyanza province, it borders the following counties; Bomet to the East, Narok to the South, Kisii to the West, Homa Bay to the North, and Kericho to the North East.

Area (Km 2): 899.3 Km 2 Climate/Weather: Temperatures range from a mean annual minimum of 10.1°C to a mean maximum of 28.7°C, with rainfall amounts of between 600mm and 2,300mm per annum

Road Network: Bitumen Surface (104.1 Km), Gravel Surface (641.4 Km), Earth Surface (343.4 Km)

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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

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Some Strengths of Nyamira County include:

  • Natural resources as livestock, arable land, pasture, water

  • Tourist Attractions as Manga Ridge, Keera and Kiomachingi Falls, Hills

  • Main Economic Activities as tea, coffee, pyrethrum, dairy farming, banana plantations and Bricks making  

Number of Institutions (2007):Primary (567), Secondary (168)

Primary: Enrollment (145,012)

Teacher to Pupil Ratio: 1:39 (Public Schools)

Secondary: Enrollment (37,070)

Teacher to Pupil Ratio: 1:34 (Public Schools)

Tertiary: 1 University College, 1 Medical Training College, 1 Teachers Training College, 36 Youth Polytechnics, and Several Commercial Colleges

Adult Literacy Classes: Enrollment (Over 1,800)  

Health Facilities: 98 - District Hospitals (2), Sub-District Hospitals (4), Dispensaries (47), Health Centres (26), Medical Clinics (16), Nursing Homes (3), Maternity Homes (-), Other (-)

Doctor to Population Ratio: 1:65,000

Infant Mortality Rates: 80/1000 Under Five Mortality Rates: 111/1000

Prevalent Diseases: Malaria, Urinary Tract Infections, Skin Diseases

Notable Hospitals: Nyamira and Manga Distncts Hospitals  

County Financial Information

County Fees and Charges

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County Revenue Law Status

Legislation Status
Trade Licensing Bill no update
Public Participation Bill no update
Revenue Administration Bill no update
Rating Bill no update
Finance Bill no update
Revenue Bill Status for Counties as at 15th May, 2017. Source: Commission for Revenue Allocation.