CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR JANUARY 2024

The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.9 per cent, in January 2024. This means that in January 2024, the general price level was 6.9 per cent higher than that of January 2023. This was mainly driven by increases in prices of commodities under Transport (10.6%); Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and other fuels (9.7%); and Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (7.9%) between January 2023 and  January 2024.  These three divisions account for over 57 per cent of the weights of the 13 broad categories. Read More

Construction Input Price Indices (CIPI) Fourth Quarter 2023

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases Construction Input Price Indices (CIPI) for the fourth quarter of 2023. The CIPI comprises of the Construction Inflation, Overall Construction Cost Indices, Building Cost Indices and Civil Engineering Cost Indices as shown in Tables 1, 2, 3 and 4, respectively. The indices are generated from price data collected from a representative sample of outlets of construction inputs. The data is collected quarterly, with reference to the 15th day of the mid-month of the quarter. Read More

PRODUCER PRICE INDEX FOR THE FOURTH QUARTER, 2023

The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases the Producer Price Index (PPI) for the fourth quarter 2023. The quarterly producer prices are denoted by the last month of the quarter and are collected as at the middle of the quarter. The fourth quarter year on year producer inflation was 10.49 per cent in December 2023 which was lower than 16.26 per cent recorded in December 2022. The index rose from 132.07 in December 2022 to 145.92 in December 2023. Read More

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