Siaya County is located in The Lake Victoria Basin and borders Busia County to the North, Kakamega County to the Northeast, Vihiga County to the East, Kisumu County to the South East with Lake Victoria to the South and West. It covers an area of 2,529.8Km2.
According to the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census the population was 993,183 with a population density of 393 people per Km2.
Main economic activities include subsistence farming, livestock keeping, fishing, rice farming and small-scale trading.
Rice farming is done in Dominion Farms along River Yala.
Siaya County has six (6) constituencies and 30 electoral wards. Alego Usonga, Gem and Bondo have six wards each while Rarieda has five, Ugenya 4 and Ugunja the least with three wards.
A sample of 800 and a margin of error of ±3.464% was used.
View Sample Frame
|Ward||Adult Population per Ward||Sample per Ward|
|South East Alego||31,816||54|
|Governor||AMOTH CORNEL RASANGA|
|Senator||ORENGO JAMES AGGREY BOB|
|Women Representative||ODUOR OMBAKA CHRISTINE|
|Constituency||No of Wards||Wards||Member of Parliament|
|Ugenya||4||West Ugenya, Ukwala, North Ugenya, East Ugenya||DAVID OCHIENG|
|Ugunja||3||Sidindi, Sigomere, Ugunja||JAMES OPIYO WANDAYI|
|Alego Usonga||6||Usonga, West Alego, Central Alego, Siaya Township, North Alego, South East Alego||SAMUEL ONUNGA ATANDI|
|Gem||6||North Gem, West Gem, Central Gem, Yala, Township, East Gem, South Gem||ELISHA OCHIENG ODHIAMBO|
|Bondo||6||West Yimbo, Central Sakwa, South Sakwa, Yimbo East, West Sakwa, North Sakwa||GIDEON OCHANDA OGOLLA|
|Rarieda||5||East Asembo, West Asembo, North Uyoma, South Uyoma, West Uyoma||PAUL OTIENDE AMOLLO|
CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating (2015)
- Governor 61%
- Senator 57.8%
- Women’s Representative 58.6%
- Consolidated MCA’s 64.9%
CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating (2015)
- Rarieda Constituency 79.4%
- Ugenya Constituency 78.2%
- Gem Constituency 68.6%
- Ugunja Constituency 65.8%
- Bondo Constituency 62.6%
- Alego Usonga Constituency 55.2%
CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating (2020)
- Governor 47.8%
- Senator 51.1%
- Women’s Representative 46.1%
- Consolidated MCA’s 45.1%
CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating (2020)
- Rarieda Constituency 53.8%
- Ugenya Constituency 54.1%
- Gem Constituency 52.6%
- Ugunja Constituency 66.6%
- Bondo Constituency 49.4%
- Alego Usonga Constituency 57.1%