The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics is joining other statistical agencies in African to celebrate the African Statistics Day. This day is celebrated each year in Africa on 18th November to raise public awareness of the importance of statistics in all aspects of social and economic life. The theme of the Day this year “High-q Read More
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for October, 2018. These numbers were generated from a survey of retail prices that targeted a basket of household consumption goods and services. The survey was conducted during the second and third weeks of the month, with prices be Read More
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases the Producer Price Index (PPI) for the third quarter of 2018. Producer Price Index measures the gross changes in the trading price of products on the domestic and non-domestic markets, at all stages of processing.
The price changes are measured from the perspective of the producer. The Read More
Balance of payments estimates for the second quarter, that is April to June 2018 are presented in Table 1. Current account deficit narrowed to KSh 85.8 billion, in the second quarter of 2018 from KSh 130.4 billion in the second quarter of 2017. The net surpluses in the service and secondary income accounts contributed significantly to the narrow Read More
The country’s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is estimated to have expanded by 6.3 per cent in the second quarter of 2018 compared to 4.7 per cent during a similar quarter in 2017. The growth was against a backdrop of a fairly stable macroeconomic environment and favorable weather conditions. During the review period, the country experie Read More