This Abstract has been prepared by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. The tables have been compiled partly from statistics collected directly by the Bureau through Surveys and Censuses and also from statistics compiled by other Departments of Government and other organizations. The source of the statistical data is shown under each table. Read More
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases the Producer Price Index (PPI) for the fourth quarter of 2017. 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
During the third quarter of 2017, merchandise trade deficit widened by 32.5 per cent to KSh 289.7 billion from KSh 218.7 billion in the third quarter of 2016 as summarised in Table 1. This was mainly on account of increased imports valued on free on board basis that was driven by growth in the import bill of food and petroleum products in the th Read More
Kenya’s economic growth is estimated to have decelerated to 4.4 per cent in the third quarter of 2017 compared to 5.6 per cent in a similar period of 2016. During the quarter, the macroeconomic fundamentals remained largely stable and supportive of growth. However, uncertainty associated with political environment coupled with effects of adver Read More
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for December, 2017. These numbers were generated by conducting a survey of retail prices for a basket of household consumption goods and services, during the second and third weeks of the month under review. The prices were obtained f Read More