Bomet County

Bomet County

Bomet County is located in the Rift Valley and borders Kericho County to the North and North East, Nakuru County to the East, Narok County to the South East, South, and South West, and Nyamira County to the North West. It covers an area of 2.530.9Km2.

According to the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census the population has a population of 875,689 with a population density of 346 people per Km2 and an annual growth rate of 2.7%.

Agriculture is the mainstay of Bomet County with Tea being the major income generator for Bomet residents. The dairy industry is the other major revenue earner contributing a large chunk of the household incomes boosted by a milk factory in Sotik town and several milk cooling plants spread across the county.

Bomet County has five (5) constituencies and 25 electoral wards.

 

A sample of 600 and a margin of error of ±4% was used.
View Sample Frame
Ward Adult Population per Ward Sample per Ward
Ndanai/Abosi 22,504 31
Chemagel 19,526 26
Kipsonoi 21,319 29
Kapletundo 24,454 33
Rongena/ Manaret 13,535 18
Kong’asis 17,845 24
Nyangores 21,456 29
Sigor 19,880 27
Chebunyo 21,155 29
Siongiroi 18,909 26
Merigi 17,911 24
Kembu 16,351 22
Longisa 17,183 23
Kipreres 14,097 19
Chemaner 11,651 16
Silibwet Township 16,665 23
Ndaraweta 13,363 18
Singorwet 13,203 18
Chesoen 20,885 28
Mutarakwa 12,527 17
Chepchabas 15,571 21
Kimulot 13,772 19
Mogogosiek 18,618 25
Boito 19,363 26
Embomos 20,548 28
442,291 600
Representatives
Governor BARCHOK HILLARY KIPNGENO
Senator LANGAT CHRISTOPHER ANDREW
Women Representative CHEPKOECH JOYCE KORIR
Constituencies

Bomet Central Constituency

Bomet East Constituency

Chepalungu Constituency

Sotik Constituency

Konoin Constituency

Constituency No of Wards Wards Member of Parliament
Sotik 5 Ndanai/Abosi, Chemagel, Kipsonoi, Apletundo, Rongena/Manare T DOMINIC KIPKOECH KOSKEI
Chepalungu 5 Kong’asis, Nyangores, Sigor, Chebunyo, Siongiroi GIDEON KIMUTAI KOSKE
Bomet East 5 Merigi, Kembu, Longisa, Kipreres, Chemaner BEATRICE KONES
Bomet Central 5 Silibwet Township, Ndaraweta, Singorwet, Chesoen, Mutarakwa RONALD KIPROTICH TONUI
Konoin 5 Chepchabas, Kimulot, Mogogosiek, Boito, Embomos YEGON BRIGHTON LEONARD

CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating(2015)

  • Governor 68.3%
  • Senator 49.8%
  • Women’s Representative 46%
  • Consolidated MCA’s 60.9%

CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating(2020)

  • Governor 60.6%
  • Senator 47.5%
  • Women’s Representative 47.2%
  • Consolidated MCA’S 48.3%

CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating(2015)

  • Sotik Constituency 76.0%
  • Bomet Central Constituency 61.8%
  • Bomet East Constituency 60.2%
  • Konoin Constituency 60.4%
  • Chepalungu Constituency 58.7%

CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating(2020)

  • Sotik Constituency 42.9%
  • Bomet Central Constituency 54.3%
  • Bomet East Constituency 49.3%
  • Konoin Constituency 55.7%
  • Chepalungu Constituency 46.5%
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