Wajir County is located in North Eastern Kenya and borders Mandera County to the North and North East, Somalia to the East, Garissa County to the South and South West, Isiolo County and Marsabit County to the West and Ethiopia to the North West.
It covers an area of 56,773.1Km2 according to the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census.
According to the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census the population was 781,263 with a population density of 14 people per Km2and an annual growth rate of 3.7%.
The main economic activity is pastrolism with some agro-pastrolism and rain-fed agriculture being practised on a small scale basis in the northern higher altitude regions of the county.
Wajir County has six (6) constituencies which are further divided into 30 electoral wards with Wajir North and Wajir South having 7 wards each, while the rest; Wajir West, Wajir East, Tarbaj and Eldas have 4 wards each.
|Governor||AHMED ABDULLAHI MOHAMAD|
|Women Representative||FATUMA IBRAHIM ALI|
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|
|Wajir North||7||Gurar, Bute, Korondile, Malkagufu, Batalu, Danaba, Godoma||AHMED ABDISALAN IBRAHIM|
|Wajir East||4||Wagbri, Township, Barwago, Khorof/Harar||RASHID KASSIM AMIN|
|Tarbaj||4||Elben, Sarman, Tarbaj, Wargadud||AHMED BASHANE GAAL|
|Wajir West||5||Arbajahan, Hadado/Athibohol, Ademasajide, Ganyure, Wagalla||AHMED KOLOSH MOHAMED|
|Eldas||4||Eldas, Della, Lakoley South/Basir, Elnur/Tula Tula||ADAN KEYNAN WEHLIYE|
|Wajir South||6||Benane, Burder, Dadaja Bulla, Habaswein, Lagboghol South, Ibrahim Ure||MOHAMUD SHEIKH MOHAMMED|
CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating (2015)
- Governor 57.3%
- Senator 44.2%
- Women’s Representative 43.1%
- Consolidated MCA’s 48.7%
CountyTrak Index – Elected Leaders Approval Rating (2020)
- Governor 46.2%
- Senator 39.1%
- Women’s Representative 46.3%
- Consolidated MCA’s 45.0%
CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating (2015)
- Wajir West Constituency 60.1%
- Eldas Constituency 56.5%
- Wajir South Constituency 54%
- Wajir East Constituency 51.5%
- Tarbaj Constituency 50%
- Wajir North Constituency 43.5%
CountyTrak Index – MPs Approval Rating (2020)
- Wajir West Constituency 50.2%
- Eldas Constituency 56.9%
- Wajir South Constituency 38.1%
- Wajir East Constituency 45.3%
- Tarbaj Constituency 50.8%
- Wajir North Constituency 45.0%