2019 Census Jobs in Kenya online application Notice from KNBS

Kenya Government through the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNB) will start conducting its census in 2019 to get an updated record of the country’s population among other statistics. However, it should be noted that KNBS has not announced any census jobs yet. All the census jobs adverts circulating on social media are fake/scam. Below is an official statement from KNBS.

2019 kenya census jobs advert should be ignored
2019 kenya census jobs advert should be ignored/Photo

Statement from KNBS on 2019 Census Jobs circulating on social media

The body mandated with conducting census in Kenya sent out a tweet cautioning of the rumor going round social media that they are hiring. The tweet read;

“The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics wish to inform the public that it has not rolled out any job advertisement. KNBS advertises its jobs on its official platforms and daily newspapers. Kindly be warned not to fall victim to any fake recruitment.” KNBS

KNBS is undertaking preliminary actions ahead of the forthcoming 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census .

KNBS on the fake Census 2018 jobs advert
KNBS on the fake Census 2018 jobs, Vacancy advert/Photo

NOTE: Do not apply for any job vacancy  related to 2019 census in Kenya vacancies. We will update in this page when KNBS officially opens recruitment applications.

NOTE 2: Census Job advertisements will be published in June 2019. Anything prior to this date is  fake and should be reported  to the following contacts:

  • Telephone Number: 020 3317583/6/8
  • email: directorgeneral@knbs.or.ke

NOTE 3: KNBS does not require any payment for any job application. Kindly do not pay anything.

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      1. Hello Victor,

        Kindly read the post and understand what it says. Census jobs are not open for application yet. Which forms are you asking for? Don’t fall for Cons.


    1. I happened to fall a victim because I already applied with a fee of 250 shillings….Oo my God…it went like that…

    2. How comes census job advert is scam and right now people wearing knbs shirts are in my place #turkana can i take action because this is scam??

    3. Why is it that when some details not given yet they are asked during application and end up giving a variety of other answers to choose. example, to choose your county, various counties given to choose others not shown. same to academic grades

    4. The information reaching us is that the application forms are already out through online platform,the links are being sent through our various whatsapp groups and it all seems a scam,please update us

    5. hello,I wish to know when the application officially takes off. maybe this is the only way to protect innocent Kenyans from being victims of cons. thank you.

    6. When census applications will be starting i could like to take part in census, i will appreciate your response, kindly

    7. All this show how Kenyans are desperate for employment, and the conmen don’t sleep either to rob what it’s not theirs.
      Always don’t apply anything that ask for money in whats whoever way in any organization be vigilant

    8. Also the rumours on social medias saying that deadline for application of census jobs is 23rd January are they not still true.pliiz let us know when application forms are out

    9. Hi ,am James Muthama, please let’s me know the exact date for recruitment of enumerators for 2019 Kenya census.

      I would like to take part in the exercise ,

      Since I have been trying to apply but emails are not going through.

      Thank you

    10. I also need to know when the forms are ready for application so that I can be set for the work…….. any one who may get the information before me can kindly send me a mail at


    11. Is the application going? Have been defeated to access the site.
      Am a jobless Kenyan and I would like to keep my self busy with this

    12. KNBS says census jobs are not yet advertised….. kwani hamjui kusoma? Don’t apply any census job through any external link, apart from KNBS website

    13. we would kindly wish to take part in kenyan republic by taking part in kenyan census.would please inform us b when would be the right time for this staff application

    14. How can we get the updates concerning the applications so as to avoid these scams? Kindly save the poor by updating them

    15. I would like to be informed when the application process commences……..Am very much willing to take part in the census process.

    16. Hello, how will the job(s) be advertised? please let us know so that we can apply for the same to help us participate and also gain experience in the this field. Thank you.

    17. Pliz kindly note that the public is getting confused between truth n lies .may I know when application starts n whether the application forms are out?

    18. kindly do let us know when the web portal will be open am much eager to take part in the census process.

      1. Hello would like to be part of census 2019 please let me knw when the job is out regards

    19. Kwani hii site what is happening no any official replies about the Application and time is almost up how should we be informed? Just an inquiry

    20. Hello please am enquiring whether there’s online application of the enumerator jobs because I saw that we submit our CVS and certificates to county statistical officer and ass.county commissioner please clarify

    21. Hellow. May I be informed when to apply for census jobs in my area ( Kajiado, Namanga: Karero sub-station).

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