CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR APRIL 2021

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases the Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and inflation for April 2021. These numbers are generated from data collected through monthly surveys of retail prices that target a representative basket of household consumption goods and services. The data collection is conducted in the second and third weeks of the month from a sample of retail outlets located in 50 data collection zones across the country. Read More

Launch of The Kenya Strategy for Development of Statistics – KSDS

THE LAUNCH OF THE KENYA STRATEGY FOR DEVELOPMENT OF STATISTICS ON WEDNESDAY 21ST APRIL, 2021, PRESIDED OVER BY MR. SAITOTI TOROME, CBS, PRINCIPAL SECRETARY, THE NATIONAL TREASURY AND PLANNING

The Kenya Strategy for Development of Statistics (KSDS) is a country wide framework for strengthening statistical capacity across the National Statistical System (NSS) through Strategic planning. The framework is internationally recognized as the best practice for dealing with statistical challenges across the NSS. It is founded on the international guidelines and aligned to other strategies in the region, continent and globe. The development and implementation of the 2019/20-2022/23 KSDS is a major milestone towards making Kenya a global model with an efficient and integrated system for production of quality statistics that respond to user needs.

The KSDS is anchored on the Big4 Transformation Agenda, 3rd Medium Term Plan of Kenya’s Vision 2030, Sustainable Development Goals and other national development initiatives.

The key players in the KSDS are Kenya National Bureau of Statistics and other producers of official statistics in the country. These include: Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the national and County governments.

The focus areas in the KSDS are:  Effective national statistical system; Data quality; adequate infrastructure for production of statistics; and Statistical advocacy.

The Bureau banks on the support of all stakeholders in the successful implementation of the strategy. READ MORE

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