The UN projects Kenya to grow older and healthier
- The number of infant deaths per 1,000 live births currently totals 51.6, and is expected to drop sharply to 12.1 by the end of the century.
- The country will also grow steadily older, with the current median age of 18 expected to more than double — to 37 years of age — by 2100.
- A Kenyan born this year can expect to live for 61.6 years.
- The nation’s population will reach 160 million by the start of the next century, according to the new outlook.
See on www.nation.co.ke