Appendix a-2012 Kcse Examination Essential Statistics - Timothy Mahea

THE KENYA NATIONAL EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL

THE 2012 KENYA CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION (KCSE)
EXAMINATION ESSENTIAL STATISTICS
1.0

TABLE 1:NUMBER OF CENTRES AND CANDIDATURE FOR THE KCSE EXAMINATION FROM
2005 TO 2012
CANDIDATURE

YEAR

NUMBER
OF

MALE
TOTAL

CENTRES

INCREASE/

TOTAL

INCREASE/

TOTAL

INCREASE/

DECREASE

(%)

DECREASE

(%)

DECREASE

(%)
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005

6,968
6,448
6,004
5,600
5,183
4,833
4,506
4,257

436,349
411,783
357,488
337,404
305,015
276,239
243,453
260,665

FEMALE

(%)

(%)

24,566

241,139

11,968

195,210

12,598

(5.97%)

(55.26%)

(5.22%)

(44.74%)

(6.90%)

54,295

229,171

31,071

182,612

23,224

(15.19%)

(55.65%)

(15.68%)

(44.35%)

(14.57%)

20,084

198,100

13,537

159,388

6,547

(5.95%)

(55.41%)

(7.33%)

(44.59%)

(4.28%)

32,389

184,563

18,972

152,841

13,417

(10.62%)

(54.70%)

(11.46%)

(45.30%)

(9.62%)

28,776

165,591

15,464

139,424

13,312

(10.42%)

(54.29%)

(10.30%)

(45.71%)

(10.56%)

32,786

150,127

21,056

126,112

11,730

(13.47%)

(54.35%)

(16.31%)

(45.65%)

(10.26%)

-17,212

129,071

-12,185

114,382

-5,027

(6.60%)

(53.02%)

(8.63%)

(46.98%)

(4.21%)

37,989

141,256

21,189

119,409

16,800

(17.06%)

(54.19%)

(17.65%)

(45.81%)

(16.37%)

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2.0

GRAPH 1:

KCSE CANDIDATURE TRENDS FOR THE LAST EIGHT YEARS

500,000
411,783

450,000
400,000

357,488
337,404

Candidature

350,000
300,000

260,665

276,239

305,015

243,453

229,171

250,000
200,000

141,256

150,000
100,000

436,349

119,409

129,071
114,382

150,127
126,112

165,591

184,563

182,612

195,210

159,388

152,841

139,424

241,139

198,100

50,000
0
2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Year
Female

3.0

GRAPH 2:

Male

Total

KCSE CANDIDATURE INCREASE TRENDS FOR THE LAST EIGHT YEARS

120,000
100,000

Candidature

80,000
60,000
40,000
20,000
0
-20,000

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

-40,000
-60,000

Year
Female

Male

Total

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2010

2011

2012

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TABLE 2:

2012, 2011 AND 2010 KCSE EXAMINATION CANDIDATURE
DISTRIBUTION BY COUNTY
2012

FEMALE

MALE

TOTAL

FEMALE

2011
MALE

TOTAL

FEMALE

2010
MALE

TOTAL

01
Taita Taveta
02
Kwale
03
Mombasa
04
Kilifi
05
Tana River
06
Lamu
07
Nyandarua
08
Nyeri
09
Kirinyaga
10
Murang'a
11
Kiambu
12
Machakos
13
Kitui
14
Embu
15
Meru
16
Marsabit
17
Isiolo
18
Makueni
19
Tharaka Nithi
20
Nairobi
21
Turkana
22
Samburu
23
Trans Nzoia

CAND .
(%)
1,815
(0.93%)
2,226
(1.14%)
2,667
(1.37%)
3,261
(1.67%)
274
(0.14%)
519
(0.27%)
4,851
(2.49%)
7,079
(3.63%)
7,079
(3.63%)
9,836
(5.04%)
12,073
(6.18%)
8,428
(4.32%)
5,581
(2.86%)
3,627
(1.86%)
918
(0.47%)
381
(020%)
315
(0.16%)
7,494
(3.84%)
3,524
(1.81%)
9,254
(4.74%)
466
(0.24%)
374
(0.19%)
3,367
(1.72%)

CAND .
(%)
1,875
(0.77%)
2,805
(1.16%)
3,872
(1.60%)
4,925
(2.04%)
567
(0.23%)
674
(0.28%)
9,902
(4.10%)
7,420
(3.10%)
7,420
(3.10%)
10,106
(4.19%)
12,138
(5.03%)
9,195
(3.81%)
6,558
(2.72%)
4,070
(1.69%)
804
(0.33%)
789
(0.32%)
514
(0.21%)
8,422
(3.49%)
3,457
(1.43%)
11,269
(4.67%)
1,198
(0.49%)
633
(0.26%)
4,653
(1.93%)

CAND .
(%)
3,690
(0.85%)
5,031
(1.15%)
6,539
(1.50%)
8,186
(1.88%)
841
(0.19%)
1,193
(0.27%)
5,051
(1.16%)
14,499
(3.32%)
14,499
(3.32%)
19,942
(4.57%)
24,211
(5.55%)
17,623
(4.04%)
12,139
(2.78%)
7,697
(1.76%)
1,722
(039%)
1,170
(0.27%)
829
(0.19%)
15,916
(3.65%)
6,981
(1.60%)
20,523
(4.70%)
1,664
(0.38%)
1,007
(0.23%)
8,020
(1.84%)

CAND .
(%)
1,635
(0.40)
2,086
(0.50)
2,401
(0.58)
2,767
(0.67)
235
(0.06)
378
(0.09)
4,506
(1.09)
7,216
(1.74)
4,187
(1.01)
11,897
(2.88)
8,375
(2.02)
9,251
(2.24)
5,154
(1.25)
2,890
(0.70)
7,870
(1.90)
305
(0.07)
271
(0.07)
7,797
(1.88)
3,385
(0.82)
6,518
(1.58)
388
(0.09)
312
(0.08)
3,003
(0.73

CAND .
(%)
1,702
(0.41)
2,558
(0.62)
3,414
(0.83)
4,348
(1.05)
461
(0.11)
652
(0.16)
4,723
(1.14)
7,535
(1.82)
4,068
(0.98)
12,666
(3.06)
8,918
(2.16)
10,390
(2.51)
5,909
(1.43)
3,324
(0.80)
8,029
(1.94)
519
(0.13)
396
(0.10)
8,919
(2.16)
3,490
(0.84)
7,943
(1.92)
909
(0.22)
492
(0.12)
4,208
(1.02)

CAND .
(%)
3,337
(0.81)
4,644
(1.12)
5,815
(1.41)
7,115
(1.72)
696
(0.17)
1,030
(0.25)
9,229
(2.23)
14,751
(3.57)
8,255
(2.00)
24,563
(5.94)
17,293
(4.18)
19,641
(4.75)
11,063
(2.67)
6,214
(1.50)
15,899
(3.84)
824
(0.20)
667
(0.16)
16,716
(4.04)
6,875
(1.66)
14,461
(3.50)
1,297
(0.31)
804
(0.19)
7,211
(1.74)

CAND .
(%)
1,377
(0.39)
1,645
(0.46)
2,165
(0.61)
2,149
(0.60)
240
(0.07)
280
(0.08)
3,767
(1.05)
6,473
(1.81)
3,763
(1.05)
10,005
(2.80)
7,412
(2.07)
7,822
(2.19)
4,139
(1.16)
2,659
(0.74)
6,183
(1.73)
252
(0.07)
255
(0.07)
6,145
(1.72)
3,069
(0.86)
6,139
(1.72)
343
(0.10)
263
(0.07)
2,501
(0.70)

CAND .
(%)
1,588
(0.44)
1,950
(0.55)
3,250
(0.91)
3,140
(0.88)
405
(0.11)
430
(0.12)
3,945
(1.10)
6,706
(1.88)
3,433
(0.96)
10,619
(2.97)
7,705
(2.16)
8,880
(2.48)
4,670
(1.31)
2,878
(0.81)
6,537
(1.83)
460
(0.13)
345
(0.10)
7,042
(1.97)
3,013
(0.84)
7,462
(2.09)
890
(0.25)
418
(0.12)
3,561
(1.00)

CAND .
(%)
2,965
(0.83)
3,595
(1.01)
5,415
(1.51)
5,289
(1.48)
645
(0.18)
710
(0.20)
7,712
(2.16)
13,179
(3.69)
7,196
(2.01)
20,624
(5.77)
15,117
(4.23)
16,702
(4.67)
8,809
(2.46)
5,537
(1.55)
12,720
(3.56)
712
(0.20)
600
(0.17)
13,187
(3.69)
6,082
(1.70)
13,601
(3.80)
1,233
(0.34)
681
(0.19)
6,062
(1.70)

24
West Pokot

1,218
(0.62%)

1,764
(0.73%)

787
(0.22)

1,170
(0.33)

1,957
(0.55)

COUNTY CODE &
NAME
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.

2,982
967
1,421
2,388
(0.68%)
(0.23)
(0.34)
(0.58)
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2012
FEMALE

MALE

TOTAL

FEMALE

2011
MALE

TOTAL

FEMALE

2010
MALE

TOTAL

CAND .
(%)
3,843
(1.97%)
4,495
(2.30%)
10,105
(5.18%)
4,224
(2.16%)
3,956
(2.03%)
2,699
(1.38%)
2,396
(1.23%)
1,636
(0.84%)
2,981
(1.53%)
2,508
(1.28%)

CAND .
(%)
5,367
(2.22%)
4,846
(2.01%)
11,718
(4.85%)
5,832
(2.41%)
4,629
(1.92%)
3,086
(1.28%)
2,915
(1.21%)
2,621
(1.08%)
3,282
(1.36%)
2,516
(1.04%)

CAND .
(%)
9,210
(2.11%)
9,341
(2.14%)
21,823
(5.00%)
10,056
(2.30%)
8,585
(1.97%)
5,785
(1.33%)
5,311
(1.22%)
4,257
(0.98%)
6,263
(1.44%)
5,024
(1.15%)

CAND .
(%)
3,281
(0.79)
3,742
(0.90)
8,617
(2.08)
3,807
(0.92)
3,522
(0.85)
2,541
(0.61)
2,071
(0.50)
1,412
(0.34)
2,814
(0.68)
2,251
(0.54)

CAND .
(%)
5,006
(1.21)
4,394
(1.06)
10,522
(2.54)
5,171
(1.25)
4,234
(1.02)
2,978
(0.72)
2,549
(0.62)
2,371
(0.57)
2,999
(0.72)
2,385
(0.58)

CAND .
(%)
8,287
(2.00)
8,136
(1.97)
19,139
(4.63)
8,978
(2.17)
7,756
(1.87)
5,519
(1.33)
4,620
(1.12)
3,783
(0.91)
5,813
(1.41)
4,636
(1.12)

CAND .
(%)
2,991
(0.84)
3,218
(0.90)
8,295
(2.32)
3,598
(1.01)
3,200
(0.90)
2,123
(0.59)
1,919
(0.54)
1,284
(0.36)
2,443
(0.68)
2,077
(0.58)

CAND .
(%)
4,057
(1.13)
3,704
(1.04)
9,428
(2.64)
4,770
(1.33)
3,723
(1.04)
2,572
(0.72)
2,255
(0.63)
2,041
(0.57)
2,736
(0.77)
2,131
(0.60)

CAND .
(%)
7,048
(1.97)
6,922
(1.94)
17,723
(4.96)
8,368
(2.34)
6,923
(1.94)
4,695
(1.31)
4,174
(1.17)
3,325
(0.93)
5,179
(1.45)
4,208
(1.18)

2,817
(1.44%)
7,172
(3.67%)
9,228
(4.73%)
4,702
(2.41%)

4,182
(1.73%)
9,787
(4.05%)
11,077
(4.59%)
4,682
(1.94%)

6,999
(1.60%)
16,959
(3.89%)
20,305
(4.65%)
9,384
(2.15%)

2,562
(0.62)
6,663
(1.61)
8,463
(2.05)
4,514
(1.09)

3,813
(0.92)
9,004
(2.18)
10,807
(2.61)
4,796
(1.16)

6,375
(1.54)
15,667
(3.79)
19,270
(4.66)
9,310
(2.25)

2,043
(0.57)
5,582
(1.56)
6,888
(1.93)
3,817
(1.07)

3,133
(0.88)
7,643
(2.14)
8,695
(2.43)
4,146
(1.16)

5,176
(1.45)
13,225
(3.70)
15,583
(4.36)
7,963
(2.23)

39
Kisumu
40
Kisii
41
Homa Bay

5,238
(2.68%)
7,900
(4.05%)
4,612
(2.36%)

7,144
(2.96%)
12,049
(5.00%)
8,111
(3.36%)

12,382
(2.84%)
19,949
(4.57%)
12,723
(2.92%)

4,417
(1.07)
7,617
(1.84)
3,920
(0.95)

6,282
(1.52)
12,059
(2.91)
7,034
(1.70)

10,699
(2.59)
19,676
(4.76)
10,954
(2.65)

4,145
(1.16)
7,032
(1.97)
3,577
(1.00)

5,646
(1.58)
10,789
(3.02)
6,539
(1.83)

9,791
(2.74)
17,821
(4.99)
10,116
(2.83)

42
Siaya
43
Nyamira
44
Migori
45
Garissa
46
Wajir
47
Mandera
Private
Candidates

4,302
(2.20%)
3,925
(2.01%)
3,569
(1.83%)
818
(0.42%)
533
(0.27%)
743
(0.38%)
532
(0.12%)

6,119
(2.53%)
5,515
(2.89%)
5,856
(2.42%)
2,208
(0.91%)
1,421
(0.59%)
2,079
(0.86%)
917
(0.21%)

10,421
(2.39%)
9,440
(2.16%)
9,425
(2.16%)
3,026
(0.69%)
1,954
(0.45%)
2,822
(0.65%)
1,449
(0.33%)

3,737
(0.90)
4,039
(0.98)
2,985
(0.72)
398
(0.10)
423
(0.10)
388
(0.09)
5,419
(1.31)

5,812
(1.40)
5,729
(1.38)
5,255
(1.27)
1,009
(0.24)
951
(0.23)
1,011
(0.24)
7,157
(1.73)

9,549
(2.31)
9,768
(2.36)
8,240
(1.99)
1407
(0.34)
1,374
(0.33)
1,399
(0.34)
12,576
(3.04)

3,202
(0.90)
3,832
(1.07)
2,439
(0.68)
328
(0.09)
280
(0.08)
352
(0.10)
4,879
(1.36)

4,973
(1.39)
5,290
(1.48)
4,512
(1.26)
857
(0.24)
773
(0.22)
918
(0.26)
6,254
(1.75)

8,175
(2.29)
9,122
(2.55)
6,951
(1.94)
1,185
(0.33)
1053
(0.29)
1,270
(0.36)
11,133
(3.11)

195,210
(44.74%)

241,139
(55.26%)

436,349
(100%)

183,397
(44.33%)

230,322
(55.67%)

413,719
(100%)

159,377
(44.59%)

198,082
(55.41%)

357,459
(100%)

COUNTY CODE &
NAME
25.
26.
27.
28.
29.
30.
31.
32.
33.
34.
35.
36.
37.
38.
39.
40.
41.
42.
43.
44.
45.
46.
47.
48.

25
Bomet
26
Uasin Gishu
27
Nakuru
28
Kericho
29
Nandi
30
Laikipia
31
Kajiado
32
Narok
33
Baringo
34
Elgeyo
Marakwet
35
Busia
36
Bungoma
37
Kakamega
38
Vihiga

TOTAL

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C OUNTY C ODE &
NAME
01
02

Taita
Taveta
Kwale

03

Mombasa

04

Kilifi

05

Tana River

06

Lamu

07

Nyandarua

08

Nyeri

09

Kirinyaga

10

Murang'a

11

Kiambu

12

Machakos

13

Kitui

14

Embu

15

Meru

16

Marsabit

17

Isiolo

18

Makueni

19
20

Tharaka
Nithi
Nairobi

21

Turkana

22

Samburu

TABLE 3:
2012

2011
<=16
(%)

28
(0.28%)
21
(0.21%)
41
(0.41%)
40
(0.40%)
12
(0.12%)
9
(0.09%)
121
(1.21%)
139
(1.39%)
138
(1.38%)
231
(2.32%)
301
(3.02%)
284
(2.85%)
326
(3.27%)
94
(0.94%)
248
(2.49%)
5
(0.05%)
13
(0.13%)
365
(3.66%)
91
(0.91%)
304
(3.05%)
20
(0.20%)
25
(0.25%)

33
(0.01)
36
(0.01)
28
(0.01)
10
(0.00)
5
(0.00)
102
(0.02)
102
(0.02)
90
(0.02)
229
(0.06)
143
0.03
267
(0.06
170
(0.04)
65
(0.02)
164
(0.04)
4
(0.00)
9
(0.00)
299
(0.07)
88
(0.02)
184
(0.04)
18
(0.00)
18
(0.00)
116
(0.03)

2012 AND 2011 KCSE EXAMINATION CANDIDATURE DISTRIBUTIONS BY AGE
2012
2011
17 & 18
(%)
1131
1,017
(0.57%)
(0.25)
1162
1,198
(0.58%)
(0.29)
2385
2,370
(1.20%)
(0.58)
1887
1,608
(0.95%)
(0.39)
390
382
(0.20%)
(0.09)
312
262
(0.16%)
(0.06)
4178
3,590
(2.10%)
(0.87)
5661
5,144
(2.85%)
(1.25)
3419
3,063
(1.72%)
(0.74)
8163
9,188
(4.10%)
(2.23)
12186
8,413
(6.13%)
(2.05)
7579
7,426
(3.81%)
(1.81)
6102
4,724
(3.07%)
(1.15)
2873
2,288
(1.44%)
(0.56)
5802
4,959
(2.92%)
(1.21)
644
538
(0.32%)
(0.13)
513
490
(0.26%)
(0.12)
7165
7,622
(3.60%)
(1.85)
2836
2,532
(1.43%)
(0.62)
9726
8,124
(4.89%)
(1.98)
548
459
(0.28%)
(0.11)
567
521
(0.29%)
(0.13)

C ANDIDATES’ AGE
2012
2011
2012
2011
19 & 20
21 & 22
(%)
(%)
1628
1,445
711
727
(0.98%)
(0.35)
(1.61%)
(0.18)
2190
1,731
1144
1,252
(1.32%)
(0.42)
(2.59%)
(0.30)
2759
2,402
930
882
(1.66%)
(0.58)
(2.10%)
(0.21)
3671
2,807
1764
1,962
(2.20%)
(0.68)
(3.99%)
(0.48)
272
210
102
66
(0.16%)
(0.05)
(0.23%)
(0.02)
464
360
288
312
(%0.28)
(0.09)
(0.65%)
(0.08)
4420
4,066
993
1,149
(2.65%)
(0.99)
(2.25%)
(0.28)
6607
6,933
1664
2,259
(3.97%)
(1.69)
(3.76%)
(0.55)
3262
3,401
1156
1,335
(1.96%)
(0.83)
(2.61%)
(0.32)
8623
11,076
2434
3,449
(5.18%)
(2.69)
(5.50%)
(0.84)
9368
7,379
1714
1,704
(5.63%)
(1.79)
(3.88%)
(0.41)
7319
8,214
1959
3,050
(4.40%)
(2.00)
(4.43%)
(0.74)
4204
4,100
1168
1,595
(2.52%)
(1.00)
(2.64%)
(0.39)
3165
2,580
1227
1,010
(1.90%)
(0.63)
(2.77%)
(0.25)
6948
7,060
2291
2,901
(4.17%)
(1.72)
(4.17%)
(0.71)
439
293
54
49
(0.26%)
(0.07)
(0.12%)
(0.01)
223
138
49
36
(0.13%)
(0.03)
(0.11%)
(0.01)
6627
6,353
1433
2,051
(3.98%)
(1.54)
(3.24%)
(0.50)
2766
2,817
975
1,122
(1.66%)
(0.68)
(2.20%)
(0.27)
7085
6,409
1759
1,950
(4.26%)
(1.56)
(3.98%)
(0.47)
662
467
216
246
(0.40%)
(0.11)
(0.49%)
(0.06)
345
212
43
53
(0.21%)
(0.05)
(0.10%)
(0.01)

2012
2011
>=23
(%)
192
145
(1.15%)
(0.04)
514
465
(3.07%)
(0.11)
424
353
(2.53%)
(0.09)
825
726
(4.93%)
(0.18)
65
25
(0.39%)
(0.01)
120
99
(0.72%)
(0.02)
190
320
(1.14%)
(0.08)
428
433
(2.56%)
(0.11)
258
372
(1.54%)
(0.09)
491
771
(%)2.93
(0.19)
644
455
(3.85%)
(0.11)
482
695
(2.88%)
(0.17)
340
476
(2.03%)
(0.12)
338
317
(2.02%)
(0.08)
798
869
(4.77%)
(0.21)
28
10
(0.17%)
(0.00)
31
15
(0.19%)
(0.00)
326
386
(1.95%)
(0.09)
313
319
(1.87%)
(0.08)
1649
1,418
(9.85%)
(0.34)
218
142
(1.30%)
(0.03)
27
14
(0.16%)
(0.00)

2012 KCSE Examination Essential Statistics
1st March 2013

2012
2011
UNSPECIFIED
(%)
0
6
(0.00%)
(0.00)
9
95
(1.86%)
(0.02)
7
43
(1.45%)
(0.01)
43
86
(8.90%)
(0.02)
0
4
(0.00%)
(0.00)
0
5
(0.00%)
(0.00)
10
183
(2.07%)
(0.04)
3
70
(0.62%)
(0.02)
0
91
(0.00%)
(0.02)
36
240
(7.45%)
(0.06)
88
123
(18.2%)
(0.03)
43
180
(8.90%)
(0.04)
12
168
(2.48%)
(0.04)
7
65
(1.45%)
(0.02)
57
223
(11.8%
(0.05)
0
0
(0.00%)
(0.00)
0
2
(0.00%)
(0.00)
2
68
(0.41%)
(0.02)
0
36
(0.00%)
(0.01)
29
185
(6.00%)
(0.04)
0
4
(0.00%)
(0.00)
0
1
(0.00%)
(0.00)

2012
TOTAL
(%)
3690
(0.84)
5040
(1.15)
6546
(1.50)
8230
(1.88)
841
(0.19)
1193
(0.27)
9912
(2.27)
14502
(3.32)
8233
(1.88)
19978
(4.57)
24301
(5.56)
17666
(4.04)
12152
(2.78)
7704
(1.76)
16144
(3.70)
1170
(0.27)
829
(0.19)
15918
(3.64)
6981
(1.60)
20552
(4.70)
1664
(0.38)
1007
(0.23)

2011
TOTAL
(%)
3,368
(0.82)
4,774
(1.16)
6,086
(1.48)
7,217
(1.75)
697
(0.17)
1,043
(0.25)
9,410
(2.29)
14,941
(3.63)
8,352
(2.03)
24,953
(6.07)
18,217
(4.43)
19,832
(4.82)
11,233
(2.73)
6,325
(1.54)
16,176
(3.93)
894
(0.22)
690
(0.17)
16,779
(4.08)
6,914
(1.68)
18,270
(4.44)
1,336
(0.32)
819
(0.20)

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C OUNTY C ODE &
NAME
23
24
25
26

Trans
Nzoia
West
Pokot
Bomet

27

Uasin
Gishu
Nakuru

28

Kericho

29

Nandi

30

Laikipia

31

Kajiado

32

Narok

33

Baringo

34
35

Elgeyo
Marakwet
Busia

36

Bungoma

37

Kakamega

38

Vihiga

39

Kisumu

40

Kisii

41

Homa Bay

42

Siaya

43

Nyamira

44

Migori

2012

2011
<=16
(%)

197
(1.98%)
60
(0.60%)
585
(5.87%)
180
(1.81%)
388
(3.39%)
440
(4.42%)
165
(1.66%)
77
(0.77%)
108
(1.08%)
154
(1.55%)
226
(2.27%)
90
(0.90%)
140
(1.40%)
648
(6.50%)
454
(4.56%)
134
(1.34%)
374
(3.75%)
992
(9.95%)
553
(5.55%)
208
(2.09%)
419
(4.20%)
467
(4.69%)

37
(0.01)
452
(0.11)
148
(0.04)
219
(0.05)
299
(0.07)
141
(0.03)
51
(0.01)
98
(0.02)
138
(0.03)
172
(0.04)
109
(0.03)
126
(0.03)
489
(0.12)
389
(0.09)
118
(0.03)
267
(0.06)
1034
(0.25)
417
(0.10)
173
(0.04)
466
(0.11)
367
(0.19)
16
(0.00)

2012
2011
17 & 18
(%)
3470
3,125
(1.74%)
(0.76)
1420
991
(0.71%)
(0.24)
5891
5,164
(2.96%)
(1.26)
5093
4,600
(2.56%)
(1.12)
10132
8,294
(5.09%)
(2.02)
5675
5,241
(2.85%)
(1.27)
3980
3,635
(2.00%)
(0.88)
2025
1,910
(1.02%)
(0.46)
2367
2,109
(1.91%)
(0.51)
2481
2,285
(0.77%)
(0.56)
4253
3,796
(2.14%)
(0.92)
3271
2,967
(1.64%)
(0.72)
2647
2,519
(1.33%)
(0.61)
8387
7,834
(4.22%)
(1.90)
8048
7,795
(4.05%)
(1.90)
3385
3,182
(1.70%)
(0.77)
5975
5,136
(3.00%)
(1.25)
10145
10,560
(5.10%)
(2.57)
7007
6,747
(3.52%)
(1.64)
4150
4,071
(2.09%)
(0.99)
5077
5,420
(2.55%)
(1.32)
5475
5,282
(2.75%)
(1.28)

2012
2011
19 & 20
(%)
3214
2,663
(1.93%)
(0.65)
1119
932
(0.67%)
(0.23)
2239
2,044
(1.34%)
(0.50)
3113
2,407
(1.87%)
(0.59)
8662
7,682
(5.20%)
(1.87)
3244
2,632
(1.95%)
(0.64)
3273
2,681
(1.97%)
(0.65)
2681
2,581
(1.61%)
(0.63)
1946
1,762
(1.17%)
(0.43)
1278
941
(0.77%)
(0.23)
1451
1,446
(0.87%)
(0.35)
1373
1,234
(0.82%)
(0.30)
2912
2,321
(1.33%)
(0.56)
5992
4,813
(3.60%)
(1.17)
8277
6,971
(4.97%)
(1.69)
4166
3,977
(2.50%)
(0.97)
4358
3,692
(2.62%)
(0.90)
6916
5,873
(4.15%)
(1.43)
4062
2,814
(2.44%)
(0.68)
4368
3,569
(2.62%)
(0.87)
3198
2,900
(1.92%)
(0.71)
2740
1,956
(1.65%)
(0.48)

C ANDIDATES’ AGE
2012
2011
21 & 22
(%)
828
1,038
(1.87%)
(0.25)
246
374
(0.56%)
(0.09)
360
475
(0.81%)
(0.12)
618
783
(1.40%)
(0.19)
1970
2,347
(4.46%)
(0.57)
525
611
(1.19%)
(0.15)
806
1,038
(1.82%)
(0.25)
748
801
(1.69%)
(0.19)
575
643
(1.30%)
(0.16)
218
312
(0.49%)
(0.08)
245
313
(0.55%)
(0.08)
243
247
(0.55%)
(0.06)
948
1,089
(2.14%)
(0.26)
1416
2,034
(3.20%)
(0.49)
2648
3,296
(5.99%)
(0.08)
1354
1,705
(3.06%)
(0.41)
1179
1,247
(2.67%)
(0.30)
1427
1,757
(3.23%)
(0.43)
703
768
(1.59%)
(0.19)
1228
1,394
(2.78%)
(0.34)
596
764
(1.35%)
(0.19)
463
474
(1.05%)
(0.12)

2012
2011
>=23
(%)
311
272
(1.86%)
(0.07)
137
94
(0.82%)
(0.02)
135
161
(0.81%)
(0.04)
337
292
(2.01%)
(0.07)
671
725
(4.01%)
(0.18)
172
222
(1.03%)
(0.05)
361
234
(2.16%)
(0.06)
254
198
(1.52%)
(0.05)
314
241
(1.88%)
(0.06)
126
113
(0.75%)
(0.03)
88
142
(0.53%)
(0.03)
47
90
(0.28%)
(0.02)
352
343
(2.10%)
(0.08)
516
510
(3.08%)
(0.12)
878
867
(5.25%)
(0.21)
345
332
(2.06%)
(0.08)
496
453
(2.96%)
(0.11)
468
484
(2.80%)
(0.12)
397
314
(2.37%)
(0.08)
467
358
(2.79%)
(0.09)
150
214
(0.90%)
(0.05)
279
202
(1.67%)
(0.05)

2012 KCSE Examination Essential Statistics
1st March 2013

2012
2011
UNSPECIFIED
(%)
2
18
(0.41%)
(0.00)
0
10
(0.00%)
(0.00)
0
42
(0.00%)
(0.01)
12
67
(2.48%)
(0.02)
3
225
(0.62%)
(0.05)
10
72
(2.07%)
(0.02)
23
56
(4.76%)
(0.01)
36
49
(7.45%)
(0.01)
0
21
(0.00%)
(0.01)
0
18
(0.00%)
(0.00)
3
85
(0.62%)
(0.02)
1
45
(0.21%)
(0.01)
0
12
(0.00%)
(0.00)
0
17
(0.00%)
(0.00)
0
48
(0.00%)
(0.01)
5
23
(1.04%)
(0.01)
5
82
(1.04%)
(0.02)
3
119
(0.62%)
(0.03)
1
26
(0.21%)
(0.01)
28
54
(5.80%)
(0.01)
1
62
(0.21%)
(0.02)
0
33
(0.00%)
(0.01)

2012
TOTAL
(%)
8022
(1.84)
2982
(0.68)
9210
(2.11)
9353
(2.14)
21826
(5.00)
10066
(2.30)
8608
(1.97)
5821
(1.33)
5310
(1.22)
4257
(0.97)
6266
(1.43)
5025
(1.15)
6999
(1.60)
16959
(3.88)
20305
(4.65)
9389
(2.15)
12387
(2.84)
19951
(4.57)
12723
(2.91)
10449
(2.39)
9441
(2.16)
9424
(2.16)

2011
TOTAL
(%)
7,232
(1.76)
2,438
(0.59)
8,338
(2.03)
8,297
(2.02)
19,492
(4.74)
9,077
(2.21)
7,785
(1.89)
5,590
(1.36)
4,874
(1.18)
3,807
(0.93)
5,954
(1.45)
4,692
(1.14)
6,410
(1.56)
15,697
(3.82)
19,366
(4.71)
9,337
(2.27)
10,877
(2.64)
19,827
(4.82)
11,086
(2.70)
9,619
(2.34)
9,826
(2.39)
8,314
(2.02)

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C OUNTY C ODE &
NAME

45

Garissa

46

Wajir

47

Mandera
TOTALS

2012

2011
<=16
(%)

15
(0.15%)
12
(0.12%)
23
(0.23%)

7
(0.00)
27
(0.01)
27
(0.01)

9,965
(100.00%)

7,968
(100%)

2012
2011
17 & 18
(%)
1156
(0.58%)
715
(0.36%)
1471
(0.74%)
198,925
(100%)

2012
2011
19 & 20
(%)

C ANDIDATES’ AGE
2012
2011
21 & 22
(%)

2012
2011
>=23
(%)

2012
2011
UNSPECIFIED
(%)

2012
TOTAL
(%)

2011
TOTAL
(%)

940
(0.23)
553
(0.13)
987
(0.24)

983
(0.59%)
1065
(0.64%)
830
(0.50%)

437
(0.11)
730
(0.18)
229
(0.06)

426
(0.96%)
100
(0.23%)
274
(0.62%)

445
(0.11)
71
(0.02)
126
(0.03)

446
(2.67%)
62
(0.37%)
224
(1.34%)

408
(0.10)
25
(0.01)
61
(0.01)

4
(0.83%)
0
(0.00%)
0
(0.00%)

5
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
1
(0.00)

3030
(0.69)
1954
(0.45)
2822
(0.65)

2,251
(0.55)
1,386
(0.34)
1,431
(0.35)

181,061
(44.02)

16,650
(100%)

79,192
(100%)

44,218
(100%)

53,312
(100%)

16,734
(100%

16,180
(100%

483
(100%

436,832
(100%)

436,832
(100%)

411,329
(100%)

2012 KCSE Examination Essential Statistics
1st March 2013

6.0

TABLE 4:

2012 AND 2011 KCSE EXAMINATION CENTRES BY COUNTY AND
CATEGORY OF SCHOOLS
2012

C OUNTY
C ODE &
NAME
01
Taita
Taveta
02
Kwale
03
Mombasa
04
Kilifi
05
Tana River
06
Lamu
07
Nyandarua
08
Nyeri
09
Kirinyaga
10
Murang'a
11
Kiambu
12
Machakos
13
Kitui
14
Embu
15
Meru
16
Marsabit
17
Isiolo
18
Makueni
19
Tharaka
Nithi
20
Nairobi
21
Turkana
22
Samburu
23
Trans
Nzoia
24
West
Pokot
25
Bomet

ALL
SCHOOLS
(%)
57

(0.82%)

NATIONAL
SCHOOLS
(%)
2

(2.56%)

C OUNTY
SCHOOL
(%)
12

(1.09%)

2011
DISTRICT
SCHOOLS
(%)
34

(0.75%)

PRIVATE
SCHOOLS
(%)
9

SCHOOLS
(%)

NATIONAL
SCHOOLS
(%)

C OUNTY
SCHOOL
(%)

DISTRICT
SCHOOLS
(%)

PRIVATE
SCHOOLS
(%)

48
(0.74)

0
(0.00)

14
(0.22)

28
(0.43)

6
(0.09)

47
(0.73)

0
(0.00)

10
(0.16)

32
(0.50)

5
(0.08)

56

73
(1.13)

0
(0.00)

2
(0.03)

23
(0.36)

48
(0.74)

93
(1.44)
10
(0.16)
14
(0.22)

0
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)

19
(0.29)
8
(0.12)
4
(0.06)

46
(0.71)
2
(0.03)
8
(0.12)

28
(0.43)
0
(0.00)
2
(0.03)

14
(0.22)

92
(1.43)

40
(0.62)

15
(2.34
86
(1.33)
274
(4.25)
144
(2.23)
217
(3.37)
152
(2.36)
86
(1.33)
226
(3.50)
10
(0.16)
5
(0.08)
226
(3.50)

20
(0.31)
10
(0.16)
33
(0.51)
62
(0.96)
74
(1.15)
8
(0.12)
9
(0.14)
17
(0.26)
3
(0.05)
4
(0.06)
13
(0.20)

(0.73%)

60

2

9

40

9

(0.86%)

(2.56%)

(0.82%)

(0.88%)

(0.73%)

83

(1.19%)

2

(2.56%)

0

(0.00%)

25

(0.55%)

(4.54%)

121

1

18

68

34

(1.74%)

(1.28%)

(1.63%)

(1.50%)

(2.76%)

13

(0.19%)
20

(0.29%)
156

(2.24%)
211

(3.03%)
118

(1.70%)
280

(4.02%)
344

(4.94%)

0

(0.00%)
0

(0.00%)
1

(1.28%)
2

(2.56%)
2

(2.56%)
2

(2.56%)
6

(7.69%)

8

(0.73%)
4

(0.36%)
12

(1.09%)
25

(2.27%)
17

(1.54%)
22

(2.00%)
27

(2.45%)

3

(0.07%)
12

(0.26%)
98

(2.16%)
158

(3.48%)
89

(1.96%)
232

(5.11%)
196

(4.31%)

2

(0.16%)
4

(0.32%)
45

146
(2.26)

26

197
(3.06)
115
(1.78)
334
(5.18)
234
(3.63)
320
(4.96)
197
(3.06)
112
(1.74)
276
(4.28)
16
(0.25)
11
(0.17)
264
(4.09)

0
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
6
(0.09)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)

26
(0.40)
19
(0.29)
27
(0.42)
22
(0.34)
29
(0.45)
37
(0.57)
17
(0.26)
33
(0.51)
3
(0.05)
2
(0.03)
25
(0.39)

112
(1.74)

0
(0.00)

24
(0.37)

81
(1.26)

7
(0.11)

220
(3.41)
18
(0.28)
14
(0.22)

6
(0.09)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)

57
(0.88)
6
(0.09)
6
(0.09)

4
(0.06)
11
(0.17)
4
(0.06)

153
(2.37)
1
(0.02)
4
(0.06)

109
(1.69)

0
(0.00)

24
(0.37)

69
(1.07)

16
(0.25)

35
(0.54)

0
(0.00)

7
(0.11)

26
(0.40)

2
(0.03)

135
(2.09)

0
(0.00)

34
(0.53)

96
(1.49)

5
(0.08)

(3.65%)
(2.11%)
10

(0.81%)
24

(1.95%)
115

(9.33%)

310

1

43

192

74

(4.46%)

(1.28%)

(3.90%)

(4.23%)

(6.00%)

247

(3.55%)
160

(2.30%)
298

(4.28%)
19

(0.27%)
15

(0.22%)
293

(4.21%)
126

(1.81%)
288

(4.14%)
25

(0.36%)
16

(0.23%)
133

(1.91%)
42

(0.60%)
148

(2.13%)

2

(2.56%)
2

(2.56%)
2

(2.56%)
1

(1.28%)
1

(1.28%)
1

(1.28%)
2

(2.56%)
7

(8.97%)
1

(1.28%)
1

(1.28%)
2

(2.56%)
1

(1.28%)
1

(1.28%)

72

(6.53%)
22

(2.00%)
47

(4.26%)
6

(0.54%)
1

(0.09%)
63

(5.72%)
34

(3.09%)
51

(4.63%)
9

(0.82%)
5

(0.45%)
22

(2.00%)
6

(0.54%)
37

(3.36%)

163

(3.59%)
118

(2.60%)
225

(4.95%)
6

(0.13%)
8

(0.18%)
211

(4.64%)
81

(1.78%)
17

(0.37%)
9

(0.20%)
5

(0.11%)
91

(2.00%)
31

(0.68%)
104

(2.29%)

ALL

10

(0.81%)
18

(1.46%)
24

(1.95%)
6

(0.49%)
5

(0.41%)
18

(1.46%)
9

(0.73%)
213

(17.27%)
6

(0.49%)
5

(0.41%)
18

(1.46%)
4

(0.32%)
6

(0.49%)

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2012
C OUNTY
C ODE &
NAME
26
Uasin
Gishu
27
Nakuru
28
Kericho
29
Nandi
30
Laikipia
31
Kajiado
32
Narok
33
Baringo
34
Elgeyo
Marakwet
35
Busia
36
Bungoma
37
Kakamega
38
Vihiga
39
Kisumu
40
Kisii
41
Homa Bay
42
Siaya
43
Nyamira
44
Migori
45
Garissa
46
Wajir
47
Mandera

ALL
SCHOOLS
(%)
155

(2.23%)

NATIONAL
SCHOOLS
(%)
1

(1.28%)

C OUNTY
SCHOOL
(%)
19

(1.72%)

2011
DISTRICT
SCHOOLS
(%)
103

(2.27%)

PRIVATE
SCHOOLS
(%)
32

ALL
SCHOOLS
(%)

NATIONAL
SCHOOLS
(%)

C OUNTY
SCHOOL
(%)

DISTRICT
SCHOOLS
(%)

PRIVATE
SCHOOLS
(%)

145
(2.25)

1
(0.02)

17
(0.26)

96
(1.49)

31
(0.48)

294
(4.56)
140
(2.17)
145
(2.25)
85
(1.32)
92
(1.43)
61
(0.95)
93
(1.44)

4
(0.06)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)

19
(0.29)
37
(0.57)
34
(0.53)
8
(0.12)
7
(0.11)
9
(0.14)
24
(037)

153
(2.37)
94
(1.46)
103
(1.60)
59
(0.92)
36
(0.56)
47
(0.73)
61
(0.95)

118
(1.83)
9
(0.14)
8
(0.12)
18
(0.28)
49
(0.76)
5
(0.08)
8
(0.12)

75
(1.16)

0
(0.00)

17
(0.26)

57
(0.88)

1
(0.02)

7

101
(1.57)

0
(0.00)

29
(0.45)

64
(0.99)

5
(0.08)

15

217
(3.37)

0
(0.00)

41
(0.64)

167
(2.59)

9
(0.14)

23

275
(4.26)
115
(1.78)
173
(2.68)
328
(5.09)
209
(3.24)
151
(2.34)
161
(2.50)
145
(2.25)
21
(0.33)
18
(0.28)

0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
1
(0.02)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)
0
(0.00)

44
(0.68)
29
(0.45)
35
(0.54)
42
(0.65)
34
(0.53)
37
(0.57)
28
(0.43)
35
(0.54)
5
(0.08)
3
(0.05)

208
(3.23)
84
(1.30)
119
(1.85)
265
(4.11)
154
(2.39)
111
(1.72)
126
(1.95)
90
(1.40)
9
(0.14)
13
(0.20)

19
(0.29)
2
(0.03)
18
(0.28)
20
(0.31)
21
(0.33)
3
(0.05)
7
(0.11)
20
(0.31)
7
(0.11)
2
(0.03)

9

21
(0.33)

0
(0.00)

4
(0.06)

11
(0.17)

6
(0.09)

0

232
(3.60)

0
(0.00)

0
(0.00)

0
(0.00)

0
(0.00)

0

1
(0.02)
6,448
(100)

0
(0.00)
18
(0.28)

0
(0.00)
1,007
(15.62)

0
(0.00)
4,226
(65.54)

0
(0.00)
956
(14.83)

(2.60%)

329

4

16

178

131

(4.73%)

(5.13%)

(1.45%)

(3.92%)

(10.62%)

151

(2.17%)
155

(2.23%)
96

(1.38%)
106

(1.52%)
69

(0.99%)
106

(1.52%)

1

(1.28%)
1

(1.28%)
1

(1.28%)
1

(1.28%)
2

(2.56%)
1

(1.28%)

38

(3.45%)
33

(2.99%)
9

(0.82%)
7

(0.64%)
12

(1.09%)
22

(2.00%)

100

(2.20%)
114

(2.51%)
66

(1.45%)
36

(0.79%)
47

(1.03%)
71

15

66

(1.36%)

(1.45%)

236

(3.39%)
293

(4.21%)
123

(1.77%)
193

(2.77%)
336

(4.83%)
243

(3.49%)
168

(2.41%)
164

(2.36%)
170

(2.44%)
33

(0.47%)

1
2

(2.56%)
2

(2.56%)
2

(2.56%)
2

(2.56%)
2

(2.56%)
2

(2.56%)
2

(2.56%)
1

(1.28%)
1

(1.28%)
2

(2.56%)

29

(2.63%)
39

(3.54%)
39

(3.54%)
26

(2.36%)
35

(3.18%)
40

(3.63%)
34

(3.09%)
35

(3.18%)
29

(2.63%)
35

(3.18%)
7

(0.15%)

62

(5.03%)
8

(0.65%)
12

4
(0.32%)

2

(2.56%)
(1.28%)

20

(1.62%)

(0.97%)

87
108

7

(0.57%)

(1.56%)

(1.25%)
(1.55%)

12

(0.97%)

71

(1.56%)
180

(3.69%)
229

(5.04%)
89

(1.96%)
132

(2.90%)
272

(5.99%)
181

(3.98%)
123

(2.2.71%)
126

(2.77%)
109

(2.40%)
7

(0.15%)

(0.57%)
(1.22%)
(1.87%)
6

(0.49%)
24

(1.95%)
22

(1.78%)
26

(2.11%)
8

(0.65%)
8

(0.65%)
25

(2.03%)
17

(1.38%)

22

0

5

12

5

(0.32%)

(0.00%)

(0.45%)

(0.26%)

(0.41%)

31

(0.45%)

(0.00%)

(0.00%)

(0.00%)

(0.00%)

(0.00%)

6,968
(100.00%)

78
(100.00%)

1,102
(100.00%)

4,555
(100.00%)

1,233
(100.00%)

0

(0.00%)
0

0

(0.73%)

Southern
Sudan

(0.00%)

0

16

(0.35%)

(0.00%)
0

0

6

(0.54%)

Private
Centres

TOTAL

0

0

(0.00%)

(0.00%)
0

(0.00%)

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7.0

TABLE 5: YEAR 2012 & 2011 KCSE EXAMINATION SUBJECTS

WITH IMPROVED,

NO CHANGE & DECLINE IN PERFORMANCE
IMPROVED PERFORMANCE
2012

NO CHANGE IN PERFORMANCE

2011

2012

1.

Chemistry(233)

1.

Kisw. (102)

2.

Maths Alt. A

2.

Maths Alt. A (121)

(121)

3.

Biology (231)

3.

Geog (312)

4.

Physics (232)

4.

English (101)

5.

Bio for the Blind

5.

H Science (441)

6.

Physics (232)

6.

Geog (312)

7.

Woodwork (444)

7.

CRE (313)

8.

Pow Mech (447)

8.

HRE (315)

9.

Draw & Design

9.

Agric. (443)

(449)

10.

Pow Mech (447)

10.

Music (511)

11.

Elect. (448)

11.

Build & Const

12.

(446)
Art & Des (442)

12.

1.
2.

(236)

3.

4.

DECLINE IN PERFORMANCE

2011

2012

2011

Metalwork

1.

German(503)

1.

Kiswahili (102)

1.

English (101)

(445)

2.

KSL (504)

2.

Biology (231)

2.

Maths Alt. B

General

3.

CRE (313)

Sci.(237)

4.

IRE (314)

3.

Chem (233)

5.

Agric (443)

4.

General Sci.

6.

Arabic (503)

7.

Bus. Stu. (565)

8.

Hist & Govt.

German (503)
Computer
Studies (451)

(122)

(237)
5.

Hist. & Govt.
(311)

(311)

6.

IRE (314)

Maths Alt B

7.

H Science(441)

(122)

8.

Art & Des(442)

10.

Elect (448)

9.

Woodwork (444)

Draw & Design

11.

French(501)

10.

Metalwork (445)

13.

(449)

12.

KSL (504)

11.

Build & Const

14.

Comp Stu (451)

13.

Bio for the Blind

15.

French (501)

16.

Music (511)

5.

9.

Av. Tech (450)

(236)

(446)
12.

Av. Tech (450)

13.

Arabic (503)

Bus. Stu (565)

12

8.0
SUBJECT
C ODE &
NAME

16

TABLE 6:

02

13

13

OVERALL CANDIDATES’ PERFORMANCE BY GENDER IN 2012 AND 2011

ALL
NO .
SAT

05

MEAN
%

2012
FEMALE
MEAN
NO. S AT
%

MALE
NO. S AT

ALL
MEAN
%

NO .
SAT

MEAN
%

2011
FEMALE
NO .
MEAN
SAT
%

MALE
NO .
MEAN
SAT
%

101 English

434,121

37.88

195,585

38.13

241,873

37.68

410,948

36.42

182,193

36.74

228,755

36.18

102 Kiswahili

433,878

35.81

195,496

36.32

241,717

35.40

410,806

48.82

182,140

49.01

228,666

48.66

121
Mathematics
Alternative A
122
Mathematics
Alternative B
231 Biology

433,014

28.66

195,093

25.30

241,233

31.38

409,887

24.79

181,770

21.00

228,117

27.80

635

8.96

727

9.95

1,247

13.32

570

12.51

677

14.00

386,538

26.21

183,595

205,926

27.86

363,817

32.44

170,764

30.07

193,053

34.53

232 Physics

118,508

37.87

32,295

36.22

87,329

38.48

120,093

36.64

32,489

34.55

87,604

37.42

233 Chemistry

427,303

27.93

193,426

25.95

237,293

29.54

403,107

23.66

179,645

21.47

223,462

25.42

236 Biology
for the Blind
237 General
Science
311 History &
Govt
312 Geography
313 CRE

96

17.38

42

14.2

59

19.65

71

21.75

30

19.02

41

23.74

1,285

11.66

634

11.23

724

12.05

1,245

11.21

571

10.31

674

11.98

293,117

40.94

129,310

37.19

166,354

43.86

267,537

41.83

115,923

38.45

151,614

44.41

116,687
313,816

46.58
44.03

46,101
166,812

43.09
44.34

71,610
149,663

48.82
43.68

121,152
289,529

41.65
48.93

47,324
152,125

38.15
49.38

73,828
137,404

43.91
48.43

314 IRE

17,433

32.13

5,957

30.14

11,671

33.16

13,319

43.07

4,771

40.80

8,548

44.33

441 Home
Science
442 Art and
Design

13,463

56.88

12,228

57.49

1,304

43.51

12,995

45.97

11,751

46.54

1,244

40.58

1,162

63.79

397

67.23

772

62.00

1,126

54.80

57.36

764

53.58

1,281

9.49

24.36

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SUBJECT
C ODE &
NAME
443
Agriculture
444
Woodwork

ALL
NO .
SAT

MEAN
%

2012
FEMALE
MEAN
NO. S AT
%

MALE
NO. S AT

ALL
MEAN
%

NO .
SAT

MEAN
%

2011
FEMALE
NO .
MEAN
SAT
%

MALE
NO .
MEAN
SAT
%

178,424

34.97

77,903

32.03

101,217

37.24

167,456

37.15

71,895

34.26

95,561

39.31

393

46.01

5

34.50

390

46.13

447

35.49

8

29.75

439

35.59

445
Metalwork

194

53.43

2

57.00

193

53.40

170

51.57

-

-

170

51.57

446 Building &
Construction
447
Power
Mechanics
448
Electricity
449
Drawing &
Design
450 Aviation
Techn.
451 Computer
Stud.
501 French

376

42.13

20

31.35

359

42.74

301

39.42

7

31.85

294

39.60

149

65.26

2

55.00

147

65.39

139

56.16

3

39.33

136

56.53

214

60.60

4

48.00

211

60.90

183

65.37

4

52.75

179

65.65

420

43.04

6

26.17

420

43.28

437

55.24

10

37.10

427

55.67

118

59.90

7

52.86

112

60.34

77

60.2

6

47.66

71

61.26

8,068

57.64

3,416

55.56

4,697

59.15

7,394

57.43

3,172

54.96

4,222

59.29

2,565

54.74

1,742

54.00

828

56.30

2,543

56.05

1,725

55.28

818

57.67

514

66.61

331

66.19

185

67.36

435

65.77

296

65.55

139

66.25

3,692

46.52

1,159

43.57

2,579

47.85

2,568

62.37

863

60.68

1,705

63.22

224

60.96

89

62.38

135

60.02

124

64.28

57

64.94

67

63.71

1,237

50.60

767

50.27

475

51.13

1,249

48.77

781

48.59

468

49.08

185,774

44.30

83,205

51.00

104,262

46.13

178,399

45.53

78,033

42.61

100,366

47.80

502 German
503 Arabic
504 Kenyan
Sign Language
511 Music
565 Business
Studies

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9.0
GENDER

TABLE 7:

OVERALL GRADE SUMMARY FOR 2012

A

A-

B+

B

B-

C+

C

C-

D+

D

D-

E

1277

5947

11753

15962

18936

22180

27134

31582

35655

37694

26436

4263

698

3288

5977

9221

12174

16291

21771

27166

31548

35872

25997

3621

1975

9235

17730

25183

31110

38471

48905

58748

67203

73566

52433

7884

1975

11210

28940

54123

85233

123704

172609

231357

298560

372126

424559

432443

0.45

2.12

4.07

5.77

7.13

8.82

11.21

13.47

15.41

16.87

12.02

1.81

0.45

2.57

6.64

12.41

19.54

28.36

39.58

53.05

68.46

85.32

97.35

99.15

MALE
FEMALE
ALL
CUM. TOTAL
%AGE
CUM %AGE

10.0
GENDER

TABLE 8:

OVERALL GRADE SUMMARY FOR 2011

A

A-

B+

B

B-

C+

C

C-

D+

D

D-

E

MALE

1315

6322

11150

14793

18344

22474

27631

31955

34093

32995

23741

3684

FEMALE

615

2741

5240

8151

11771

16742

22334

26890

29760

31397

23532

2916

ALL

1930

9063

16390

22944

30115

39216

49965

58845

63853

64392

47273

6600

CUM. TOTAL

1930

10993

27383

50327

80442

119658

169623

228468

292321

356713

403986

410586

%AGE

0.47

2.2

3.99

5.58

7.33

9.55

12.16

14.33

15.55

15.68

11.51

1.6

CUM %AGE

0.47

2.67

6.66

12.24

19.57

29.12

41.28

55.61

71.16

86.84

98.35

99.95

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11.0

TABLE 9: CANDIDATES WHO SAT THE YEAR 2012 AND 2011 KCSE
EXAMINATION UNDER SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES BY COUNTY
CANDIDATES WHO SAT THE KCSE EXAMINATION UND ER SPECIAL C IRCUMSTANCES

COUNTY NAMES
AND CODES
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.
25.
26.
27.
28.
29.

Taita Taveta
(01)
Kwale
(02)
Mombasa
(03)
Kilifi
(04)
Tana River
(05)
Lamu
(06)
Nyandarua
(07)
Nyeri
(08)
Kirinyaga
(09)
Muranga
(10)
Kiambu
(11)
Machakos
(12)
Kitui
(13)
Embu
(14)
Meru
(15)
Marsabit
(16)
Isiolo
(17)
Makueni
(18)
Tharaka Nithi
(19)
Nairobi
(20)
Turkana
(21)
Samburu
(22)
Trans Nzoia
(23)
West Pokot
(24)
Bomet
(25)
Uasin Gishu
(26)
Nakuru
(27)
Kericho
(28)
Nandi
(29)

BLIND

LOW VISION

PHYSICALLY

MENTALLY

HEARING

HANDICAPPED

HANDICAPPED

IMPAIRED

HOSPITALS

PRISONS

2012

2011

2012

2011

2012

2011

2012

2011

2012

2011

2012

2011

2012

2011

00

02

02

00

00

00

00

00

00

00

01

01

00

00

00

00

04

01

00

04

00

00

00

01

00

00

00

00

00

00

11

34

37

36

05

03

00

00

02

01

01

00

01

00

04

26

01

05

00

00

18

00

02

00

00

01

00

00

00

00

01

00

00

00

00

00

00

01

00

00

00

00

00

00

01

00

00

00

00

00

00

02

00

00

00

00

03

00

04

01

00

00

00

00

02

03

00

00

00

01

02

03

02

03

00

01

52

54

08

15

09

01

00

00

01

00

03

00

01

01

00

00

01

00

00

00

00

00

03

06

04

05

02

01

02

01

06

02

00

00

60

52

28

17

45

46

01

03

01

01

11

14

00

00

00

00

15

01

03

04

00

00

00

00

05

04

00

02

00

00

01

04

03

05

00

01

00

01

04

04

00

00

00

00

03

04

04

03

00

00

00

00

06

02

01

00

09

08

03

04

05

02

00

01

00

01

08

15

00

00

00

00

01

00

00

00

000

00

00

00

00

01

01

00

00

00

01

00

00

00

01

00

00

00

00

00

02

00

00

01

05

05

04

05

01

01

00

01

08

05

00

00

00

00

04

03

02

01

00

00

00

00

00

05

00

00

02

02

18

23

12

12

03

01

00

01

03

10

00

01

01

01

02

00

01

02

00

00

00

00

02

03

00

00

00

00

00

00

02

02

00

00

00

00

00

00

00

00

00

00

12

08

03

03

00

00

00

01

05

04

00

00

00

00

00

00

03

00

00

00

00

00

01

03

00

00

01

00

10

03

02

01

00

01

00

00

02

02

00

00

00

00

05

04

02

03

00

00

00

00

05

04

00

00

01

01

13

06

05

03

01

02

23

01

17

05

00

00

04

01

05

06

07

04

00

00

11

00

05

04

00

02

00

00

04

07

04

01

00

00

00

00

06

03

00

02

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CANDIDATES WHO SAT THE KCSE EXAMINATION UND ER SPECIAL C IRCUMSTANCES
COUNTY NAMES
AND CODES
30.
31.
32.
33.
34.
35.
36.
37.
38.
39.
40.
41.
42.
43.
44.
45.
46.
47.

Laikipia
(30)
Kajiado
(31)
Narok
(32)
Baringo
(33)
Elgeyo
Marakwet
(34)
Busia
(35)
Bungoma
(36)
Kakamega
(37)
Vihiga
(38)
Kisumu
(39)
Kisii
(40)
Homa Bay
(41)
Siaya
(42)
Nyamira
(43)
Migori
(44)
Garissa
(45)
Wajir
(46)
Mandera
(47)

BLIND

LOW VISION

PHYSICALLY
HANDICAPPED

MENTALLY
HANDICAPPED

HEARING
IMPAIRED

HOSPITALS

PRISONS

2012

2011

2012

2011

2012

2011

2012

2011

2012

2011

2012

2011

2012

2011

00

00

06

08

04

02

00

00

00

00

01

00

00

00

00

00

03

02

01

01

00

00

00

00

00

01

00

00

01

00

07

03

02

05

00

00

01

00

02

01

00

00

00

00

01

02

03

02

00

00

00

00

06

02

01

00

01

00

01

02

01

02

00

00

00

00

03

00

00

00

00

01

01

07

01

02

00

00

00

01

03

05

00

00

04

03

19

20

09

08

00

00

00

01

10

07

00

01

00

01

09

07

10

15

02

03

15

16

17

06

01

01

00

00

07

03

02

04

00

00

00

04

04

08

00

01

16

01

17

17

37

25

00

00

00

00

08

08

04

01

00

00

09

14

03

03

00

01

11

00

08

09

01

03

00

00

03

10

08

07

00

01

02

00

11

04

00

00

00

00

12

04

08

07

00

00

05

08

10

08

00

00

00

00

03

02

02

01

00

00

00

01

05

00

01

00

00

00

07

02

04

10

00

00

82

39

09

04

00

00

00

00

04

04

02

01

00

00

00

00

00

03

00

00

00

00

02

01

03

05

00

00

00

00

01

01

00

00

00

00

02

00

06

01

00

00

00

00

07

00

00

00

12.0 TABLE 10:

SUMMARY OF INVOLVEMENT IN EXAMINATION IRREGULARITIES BY
CANDIDATURE AND CENTRES

Total No. of
Candidates Involved
Total No. of
Centres/Centres
Involved

2012

2011

1,700 (0.39%) out of
436,349
118 (1.69%) out of
6,968

2,927 (0.71%) out of
411,783
154 (2.38%) out of
6,448

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1st March 2013

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13.0 TABLE 11:

YEAR 2012, 2012 AND 2010 KCSE EXAMINATION CANDIDATES
INVOLVED IN EXAMINATION IRREGULARITIES BY COUNTY
2012

NUMBER OF
DISTRICTS

NUMBER OF
C ANDIDATES

No.
(%)

No.
(%)

01
Taita Taveta
02
Kwale
03
Mombasa
04
Kilifi
05
Tana River
06
Lamu
07
Nyandarua
08
Nyeri
09
Kirinyaga
10
Murang'a
11
Kiambu
12
Machakos
13
Kitui
14
Embu
15
Meru
16
Marsabit
17
Isiolo
18
Makueni
19
Tharaka Nithi

01
(1.41)
01
1.41)
02
(2.82)
01
(1.41)
01
(1.41)
02
(2.82)
01
(1.41)
01
(1.41)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
02
(2.82)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
01
(1.41)
01
(1.41)
01
(1.41)
00
(0.00)
01
(1.41)
01
(1.41)

20
Nairobi
21
Turkana
22
Samburu
23
Trans Nzoia
24
West Pokot
25
Bomet

C OUNTY C ODE &
NAME

2011
NUMBER

NUMBER OF
DISTRICTS

NUMBER OF
C ANDIDATES

No.
(%)

No.
(%)

No.
(%)

03
(0.18)
04
(0.24)
06
(0.35)
01
(0.06)
04
(0.24)
09
(053)
10
(0.59)
03
(0.18)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
06
(0.35)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
36
(2.12)
35
(2.06)
01
(0.06)
00
(0.00)
01
(0.06)
01
(0.06)

01
(0.85)
01
(0.85)
04
(3.39)
01
(0.85)
01
(0.85)
03
(2.54)
02
(1.69)
02
(1.69)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
02
(1.69)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
01
(0.85)
01
(0.85)
01
(0.85)
00
(0.00)
01
(0.85)
01
(0.85)

00
(0.00)
1
(0.37)
3
(1.12)
3
(1.12)
00
(0.00)
1
(0.37)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
2
(0.74)
1
(0.37)
2
(0.74)
00
(0.00)
3
(1.12)
2
(0.74)
3
(1.12)
1
(0.37)
1
(0.37)
5
(1.86)
2
(0.74)

03
(4.23)
01
(1.41)
00
(0.00)
01
(1.41)

23
(1.35)
01
(0.06)
00
(0.00)
05
(0.29)

01
(0.85)
01
(0.85)
00
(0.00)
01
(0.85)

01
(1.41)
01
(1.41)

91
(5.35)
01
(0.06)

05
(4.24)
01
(0.85)

OF
C ENTRES

2010
NUMBER

NUMBER OF
DISTRICTS

NUMBER OF
C ANDIDATES

No.
(%)

No.
(%)

No.
(%)

C ENTRES
No.
(%)

00
(0.00)
1
(0.00)
37
(0.01)
29
(0.01)
00
(0.00)
30
(0.01)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
5
(0.00)
1
(0.00)
14
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
11
(0.00)
7
(0.00)
35
(0.01)
150
(0.04)
7
(0.00)
15
(0.00)
9
(0.00)

00
(0.00)
1
(0.02)
8
(0.12)
3
(0.05)
00
(0.00)
3
(0.05)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
2
(0.03)
1
(0.02)
3
(0.05)
00
(0.00)
3
(0.05)
2
(0.03)
4
(0.06)
2
(0.03)
1
(0.02)
5
(0.08)
5
(0.08)

00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
2
(0.80)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
1
(0.40)
3
(1.20)
2
(0.80)
1
(0.40)
4
(1.60)
1
(0.40)
00
(0.00)
1
(0.40)
3
(1.20)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
2
(0.80)
1
(0.40)

00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
7
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
8
(0.000
29
(0.01)
8
(0.00)
8
(0.00)
3
(0.00)
2
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
1
(0.00)
24
(0.01)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
4
(0.00)
38
(0.01)

00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
2
(0.03)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
2
(0.03)
3
(0.05)
2
(0.03)
1
(0.02)
6
(0.10)
1
(0.02)
00
(0.00)
1
(0.02)
3
(0.05)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
2
(0.03)
1
(0.02)

1
(0.37)
00
(0.00)
1
(0.37)
00
(0.00)

78
(0.02)
00
(0.00)
78
(0.02)
00
(0.00)

15
(0.23)
00
(0.00)
2
(0.03)
00
(0.00)

1
(0.40)
1
(0.40)
00
(0.00)
1
(0.40)

17
(0.00)
1
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
3
(0.00)

4
(0.07)
1
(0.02)
00
(0.00)
1
(0.02)

00
(0.00)
2
(0.74)

00
(0.00)
3
(0.00)

00
(0.00)
2
(0.03)

1
(0.40)
1
(0.40)

3
(0.00)
2
(0.00)

1
(0.02)
1
(0.02)

OF
C ENTRES

2012 KCSE Examination Essential Statistics
1st March 2013

NUMBER
OF

Page 16 of 16

2012
C OUNTY C ODE &
NAME

NUMBER OF
DISTRICTS

NUMBER OF
C ANDIDATES

2011
NUMBER
OF
C ENTRES

NUMBER OF
DISTRICTS

NUMBER OF
C ANDIDATES

2010
NUMBER
OF
C ENTRES

NUMBER OF
DISTRICTS

NUMBER OF
C ANDIDATES

NUMBER
OF

No.
(%)

No.
(%)

No.
(%)

No.
(%)

No.
(%)

No.
(%)

No.
(%)

No.
(%)

C ENTRES
No.
(%)

26
Uasin Gishu
27
Nakuru
28
Kericho
29
Nandi
30
Laikipia
31
Kajiado
32
Narok
33
Baringo
34
Elgeyo
Marakwet
35
Busia
36
Bungoma
37
Kakamega

01
(1.41)
02
(2.82)
02
(2.82)
01
(1.41)
01
(1.41)
00
(0.00)
02
(2.82)
01
(1.41)
00
(0.00)

07
(0.41)
09
(0.53)
189
(11.12)
01
(0.06)
02
(0.12)
00
(0.00)
58
(3.14)
13
(0.75)
00
(0.00)

02
(1.69)
02
(1.69)
02
(1.69)
01
(0.85)
02
(1.69)
00
(0.00)
02
(1.69)
01
(0.85)
00
(0.00)

2
(0.74)
4
(1.49)
1
(0.37)
2
(0.74)
00
(0.00)
2
(0.74)
1
(0.37)
1
(0.37)
1
(0.37)

6
(0.00)
17
(0.00)
6
(0.00)
28
(0.01)
00
(0.00)
3
(0.00)
1
(0.00)
1
(0.00)
8
(0.00)

4
(0.06)
6
(0.09)
2
(0.03)
2
(0.03)
00
(0.00)
2
(0.03)
1
(0.02)
1
(0.02)
1
(0.02)

1
(0.40)
3
(1.20)
2
(0.80)
1
(0.40)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
1
(0.40)
00
(0.00)

29
(0.01)
3
(0.00)
5
(0.00)
60
(0.02)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
3
(0.00)
00
(0.00)

1
(0.02)
3
(0.05)
2
(0.03)
1
(0.02)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
00
(0.00)
2
(0.03)
00
(0.00)

01
(1.41)
02
(2.82)
01
(1.41)

01
(0.06)
111
(6.53)
01
(0.06)

01
(0.85)
02
(1.69)
01
(0.85)

00
(0.00)
3
(1.12)
2
(0.74)

00
(0.00)
21
(0.01)
146
(0.04)

00
(0.00)
5
(0.08)
2
(0.03)

00
(0.00)
2
(0.80)
3
(1.20)

00
(0.00)
3
(0.00)
23
(0.01)

00
(0.00)
2
(0.03)
5
(0.08)

38
Vihiga
39
Kisumu
40
Kisii
41
Homa Bay
42
Siaya
43
Nyamira
44
Migori
45
Garissa
46
Wajir
47
Mandera

00
(0.00)
05
(7.04)
07
(9.86)
03
(4.23)
03
(4.23)
01
(1.41)
03
(4.23)
04
(5.63)
03
(4.23)
04
(5.63)

00
(0.00)
29
(1.71)
94
(5.53)
03
(0.18)
11
(0.65)
02
(0.12)
91
(5.35)
544
(32.00)
100
(5.88)
185
(10.88)

00
(0.00)
09
(7.63)
09
(7.63)
03
(2.54)
03
(2.54)
02
(1.69)
06
(5.08)
14
(11.46)
06
(5.08)
09
(7.63)

1
(0.37)
3
(1.12)
4
(1.49)
2
(0.74)
2
(0.74)
00
(0.00)
4
(1.49)
5
(1.86)
5
(1.86)
5
(1.86)

12
(0.00)
29
(0.01)
58
(0.01)
138
(0.03)
193
(0.05)
00
(0.00)
56
(0.01)
566
(0.14)
389
(0.090
739
(0.18)

1
(0.02)
5
(0.08)
7
(0.11)
5
(0.08)
2
(0.03)
00
(0.00)
6
(0.09)
18
(0.28)
8
(0.12)
14
(0.22)

1
(0.40)
1
(0.40)
2
(0.80)
1
(0.40)
2
(0.80)
2
(0.80)
2
(0.80)
1
(0.40)
2
(0.80)
1
(0.40)

1
(0.00)
9
(0.00)
194
(0.05)
1
(0.00)
7
(0.00)
6
(0.00)
3
(0.00)
4
(0.00)
25
(0.01)
5
(0.00)

1
(0.02)
1
(0.02)
2
(0.03)
1
(0.02)
2
(0.03)
4
(0.07)
2
(0.03)
3
(0.05)
4
(0.07)
1
(0.02)

71
(26.79%)

1,700
(0.39%)

118
(1.69%)

84
(31.23)

2,927
(0.71)

154
(2.39)

54
(21.60)

539
(0.15)

69
(1.15)

Total No.
involved

2012 KCSE Examination Essential Statistics
1st March 2013

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