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Kenya - Kakuma Refugee Camp: Weekly New Registration Population Composition 20th - 26th Sep 2015

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As of 27th September 2015, the overall registered population in Kakuma Refugee Camp stood at 182,210.


A total of 8,417 new arrivals have been registered since the start of 2015; with 644 arriving from Burundi,1 from Central African Republic, 659 from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 142 from Ethiopia, 19 from Rwanda, 268 from Somalia, 5678 from South Sudan, 902 from Sudan, 102 from Uganda and 2 from Yemen.

The total new born babies so far registered in 2015 is 3,010 including 66 registered during the reporting period.

102 individuals were registered during the thirty ninth week of 2015 [ 20th - 26th Sep 2015]; 16 from Burundi, 14 from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), 3 from Somalia, 60 from South Sudan and 9 from Sudan.

The average family size registered during the reporting period stood at 3.1 individuals. Family size 1 households represented 57.58% of all newly registered households.

NB: This report reflects registration trends. In addition to new arrivals reported here, the overall population in Kakuma also increases through new births, in-situ registration (of persons who arrived in a previous period but reported for registration later), family reunification, and various other data adjustments. Analysis and projections are based on actual persons registered in the UNHCR registration database (proGres)