Turkana County is located in North Western Kenya and is the only County sharing international boundaries with three countries; Uganda to the West, South Sudan to the North West and Ethiopia to the North East. It also borders Marsabit County to the East, Samburu County to the South East and Baringo County and West Pokot County to the South.
It covers an area of 68,232.9Km2 according to the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census.
According to the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census, the population for Turkana County was 926,976 people with a population density of 14 people per Km2.
The main economic activity in the County is pastoralism characterized by livestock rearing. Others are farming of sorghum and drought resistant maize, trade, fishing, weaving, and tourism.
Turkana County has six (6) constituencies divided into 30 electoral wards. Turkana West has the highest wards with 7, Turkana North has 6, Turkana Central and Turkana South have 5 each, Loima has 4 and Turkana East has the least with 3 wards.
|Senator||IMANA MALACHY CHARLES EKAL|
|Women Representative||JOYCE AKAI EMANIKOR|
Turkana North Constituency
Turkana Central Constituency
Turkana South Constituency
Turkana west constituency
Turkana east constituency
A sample of 800 and a margin of error of ±3.464% was used.
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|Ward||Adult Population per Ward||Sample per Ward|
|Constituency||No of Wards||Wards||Member of Parliament|
|Turkana North||6||Kaeris,Lake zone,Lapur,Kaaleng/kaikor,Kibish,Nakalale||CHRISROPHER DOYE NAKULEU|
|Turkana West||7||Kakuma,Lopur,Letea,Songot,Kalobeyei,Lokichoggio,Nanaam||DANIEL EPUYO NANOK|
|Turkana Central||5||Kerio Delta,Kang’atotha,Kalokol,Lodwar Township,Kanamkemer||JOHN LODEPE NAKARA|
|Loima||4||Kotaruk/Lobei,Turkwel,Loima,Lokiriama/Loren Gippi||JEREMIAH EKAMAIS LOMORUKAI|
|Turkana South||5||Kaputir,Katilu,Lobokat,Kalapata,Lokichar||JAMES LOMENEN EKOMWA|
|Turkana East||3||Kapedo/Napeito M,Katilia,Lokori/Kochodin||LOKIRU ALI MOHAMMED|
CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating (2015)
- Governor 73.9%
- Senator 49%
- Women’s Representative 47.3%
- Consolidated MCA’s 59.1%
CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating (2015)
- Turkana Central Constituency 62.6%
- Loima Constituency 61%
- Turkana North Constituency 60%
- Turkana West Constituency 60%
- Turkana South Constituency 54.7%
- Turkana East Constituency 51.2%
CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating (2020)
- Governor 62.5%
- Senator 47.3%
- Women’s Representative 43.1%
- Consolidated MCA’s 50.4%
CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating (2020)
- Turkana Central Constituency 54.4%
- Loima Constituency 55%
- Turkana North Constituency 62.5%
- Turkana West Constituency 57.1%
- Turkana South Constituency 59.9%
- Turkana East Constituency 56.3%