How Many Kenyans are in Germany; What is their Status and What do they do?

Germany-Kenya

Ever wondered how many Kenyans live in Germany? What they do, which visas they came with or even where they live? Here’s a breakdown from the 2011 Migration Report:

Men – 2470

Women – 6944

Total – 9414 (2.3% of the Kenyans in the diaspora 427,324)

 

Kenyan Kenyans – 6920

Kenyan Germans – 2494

 

Average age

Men – 29.3yrs

Women – 30.7yrs

Total – 30.3yrs

 

Oldest Kenyan is aged between 75-85

 

How long have they been living in Germany, on average?

Men – 8yrs

Women – 7.1yrs

 

Marital status

Single

Men – 54% (1334)

Women – 39.1% (2715)

 

Married

Men – 29.8% (736)

Women – 41% (3860)

 

How many were born in Germany?

Men – 7%

Women – 2.5%

 

Largest populations found in:

Hessen

NRW

Bayern

Baden-Württemberg

 

Least Population found in:

Thüringen

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Saarland

Sachsen

 

Which Visas do they hold?

Based on 1990 Law

Befristet – 132

Unbefristet – 393

 

Based on 2004 law

EU Permit – 79

Working – 260

Special Permit – 189

Duldung – 337

Ausbildung – 428

Other – 454

No Visa (Illegal)- 618

Aufenthaltsgestattung – 679

Political, humanitarian reasons – 1586

Family – 1765

The illegal ones are Kenyans who entered the German territory and never left. They could still be in Germany or they bought an identity and left Germany as someone else or they sought asylum with a different identity. This number doesn’t include those who came illegally from other EU states.

 

Information and Data Courtesty of BAMF 2005 Census

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