Tana River County borders Garissa to the North, Isiolo to the Northwest, Lamu to the Northeast, Kilifi to the Southeast, Taita Taveta to the South, and Kitui to the West
Area (Km 2): 38, 436.9Km 2
Climate/Weather: Tana River is situated in a semi-arid area with annual relief rainfall varying between 400mm and 750mm with a mean annual temperature ranging between 300C and 330C.
Road Network: Data Not Available
Key National Monument(s): None
Population of Tana River County
Population: 240, 075 (Male – 47 %, Female – 53%)
Population Density: 6.2 people per Km 2
National Percentage: 0.62 %
Annual Growth Rate: 3.4 %
Age Distribution: 0-14 years (50.9 %), 15-64 years (46.2 %), 65+ years (2.9 %)
Number of Households: 47, 414
Government of Tana River County
County Capital: Hola Town (proposed)
Number of Constituencies (2010): 3 (Bura, Galole and Garsen)
Registered Voters: 69, 24
National percentage: 0.55 %
Number of Districts (2009): 2 (Tana River and Tana Delta)
Number of Local Authorities (2010): 1 (County Council of Tana River )
Economy of Tana River County
Poverty Level: 72 % (Rural & Urban)
Age Dependency Ratio: 100: 116
Resources: Indigenous Forests, Wildlife, Land, Water from River Tana.
Tourist Attractions: Tana River Primate National Game Reserve and Kora National Park.
Financial Services: 1 Commercial Bank, 1 Micro-Finance Institution, 10 Village Banks.
Main Economic Activities/industries: Subsistence agriculture, Horticulture, Mixed farming, Livestock Farming, Fishing.
Education of Tana River County
Number of Institutions (2007): Primary (136), Secondary (10)
Primary: Enrolment (40, 832)
Teacher to Pupil Ratio: 1: 46.2 (Public Schools)
Secondary: Enrolment (2, 640)
Teacher to Pupil Ratio: 1:31 (Public Schools
Tertiary: Data Not Available
Adult Literacy Classes: Data Not Available
Health in Tana River County
Health Facilities: District Hospitals (2), Sub-District Hospitals (None), Dispensaries (47), Health Centres (5), Medical Clinics (4),
Doctor to Population Ratio: 1: 95,500
Infant Mortality Rates: 66/1000
Under Five Mortality Rates: 80/1000
Prevalent Diseases: Malaria, HIV/Aids, Respiratory Tract Infections, Skin Diseases, Diarrhoeal diseases,
Notable Hospitals: Hola District Hospital and Ngao District Hospitals