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Table 1 Background Characteristics of Kisumu County

From: Effect of eliminating open defecation on diarrhoeal morbidity: an ecological study of Nyando and Nambale sub-counties, Kenya

Name of Sub-County Population Population density (persons/km2) Proportion with access to improved sanitation (%) Proportion with access to improved water sources (%) % with primary education
Kisumu East 150,124 1105 65.2 60.1 54.9
Kisumu West 131,246 616 50.9 50.8 59.7
Kisumu Central 168,892 5,165 76.9 71.8 41.7
Seme 98,805 519 34.6 33.3 64.1
Nyakach 133,041 372 62.8 42.2 61.1
Muhoroni 145,764 218 44.4 45.8 61.4
Nyando 141,037 341 52.8 60.6 61.3
Kisumu County 968,909 482 57 % 54 % 57 %
  1. Source: Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, 2013