Culture of Kenya
People in Kenya speak the Swahili, and English languages. The linguistic diversity of Kenya is very diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Kenya is 0.886. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 24% of Kenya's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Kenya.
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Urbanization rate indicates the rate of population shift from rural to urban areas. The urbanization rate of in Kenya is particularly low, which could be a sign of economic issues. Lack of employment opportunities or urban resources could contribute to low urbanization rates. Countries with low urbanization rates often lack the resources necessary to build functioning urban areas and are comprised largely of rural or undeveloped areas. The rate of urbanization in Kenya is considered to be 4. According to data on inbound tourists in Kenya, 1,434,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Kenya is called 'Ee Mungu Nguvu Yetu', which in English means 'Oh God of All Creation'. It was adopted in 1963. The lyrics have been written by Graham Hyslop, G. W. Senoga-Zake, Thomas Kalume, Peter Kibukosya,, Washington Omondi and the music has been composed by The Anthem Commission.
Around 4% of the population of Kenya are obese.
Each year, the people of Kenya consume 2.5 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 56.1% beer, 1.9% wine, 21.6% distilled spirits, 20.4% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of Kenya is ugali. Other national dishes include sukuma wiki, nyama choma.