Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for October, 2019. These numbers were generated from a survey of retail prices that targeted a basket of household consumption goods and services. The exercise was conducted during the second and third weeks of the month, with prices being obtained from selected retail outlets in 25 data collection zones in Nairobi and in 13 other urban centers.
The CPI increased by 0.28 per cent from 201.57 in September 2019 to 202.12 in October 2019. The overall year on year inflation in October 2019 stood at 4.95 per cent. Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for October 2019