CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR AUGUST 2020

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases the monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for August, 2020. The overall year on year inflation in August 2020 stood at 4.36 per cent. The CPI increased by 0.20 per cent from 108.35 in July 2020 to 108.57 in August 2020.

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 being obtained from selected retail outlets located in 50 data collection zones, 14 of which are in Nairobi and 36 in other urban areas.

CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR AUGUST 2020