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  • The African Statistics Day Celebration

    The African Statistics Day Celebration

    The African Statistics Day (ASD) was adopted in May 1990 at the 16th Meeting of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Conference of African Ministers responsible for Planning and Economic Development. The day is celebrated on November 18 each year in order to “increase public awareness about the important role that statistics play in all aspects of […]Read More »
  • 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census Results

    2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census Results

    The total enumerated population was 47,564,296 Of which 23,548,056 were Males, 24,014,716 were Females and 1,524 were Intersex Females accounted for 50.5% of the total population The population has grown to 47.6 Million in 2019 from 37.7 Million in 2009 The intercensal growth rate has declined to 2.2% in 2019, from 2.9% in 2009 Average […]Read More »
  • Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for October 2019

    Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for October 2019

    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 […]Read More »
  • Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for August 2019

    Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for August 2019

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases the monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for August, 2019. These numbers have been generated from a survey of retail prices of a predetermined stable basket of household consumption goods and services. The exercise was conducted during the second and third weeks of the month, […]Read More »
  • 2019 Census Backgrounder

    2019 Census Backgrounder

    Kenya is set to have its sixth national Census since independence on the night of 24th August 2019. The previous population Censuses were held in 1948, 1962 (pre-independence), 1969, 1979, 1989, 1999 and 2009. The practice of counting the population dates back to ancient times. Historical records show that ancient rulers needed to count their […]Read More »
  • Get ready to be counted

    Get ready to be counted

    Press Statement by the Acting Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Planning Hon. (Amb.) Ukur Yatani on the upcoming 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census Get ready to be counted I wish to inform the public that plans for the 2019 Population and Housing Census which will start from night of 24/25th August 2019 and […]Read More »
  • Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for July 2019

    Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for July 2019

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for July, 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 […]Read More »
  • KNBS Meets with Faith Based Organizations Leaders on the 2019 Census

    KNBS Meets with Faith Based Organizations Leaders on the 2019 Census

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) Board Chairman Mr Peter Kiguta is appealing to faith-based organisations to embrace the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census slated for 24th/25th August. Mr Kiguta urged the organisations to utilise their networks and infrastructure to deliver Census messages and materials to their congregations across the country. Speaking during a […]Read More »
  • KNBS prepared for the 2019 Population and Housing Census

    KNBS prepared for the 2019 Population and Housing Census

    The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) has assured Kenyans that preparations for 2019 Population and Housing Census slated for the night of August 24th2019 are proceeding as scheduled. The Director General, Mr. Zachary Mwangi says for the first time Kenya will leverage newer technology to ensure the census exercise is conducted as per expected […]Read More »
  • Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report First Quarter, 2019

    Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report First Quarter, 2019

    Economic activity was notably subdued in the first quarter of 2019 relative to the performance recorded in the same quarter of 2018. During the period, the economy expanded by 5.6 per cent compared to 6.5 per cent in the corresponding quarter of 2018. The growth, albeit significantly slower than that of the first quarter of […]Read More »

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