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  • Economic Survey 2021 Highlights

    Economic Survey 2021 Highlights

    International scene Domestic Economy •Highlights of the country’s economic performance in 2020 •Highlights of Social Sector Statistics •Revision and Rebasing of National accounts •Economic Performance Economic Outlook Read MoreRead More »
  • Sources and Methods for the Revised and Rebased National Accounts

    Sources and Methods for the Revised and Rebased National Accounts

    National accounts are a set of macroeconomic statistics which are key in understanding the workings of an economy. They are crucial for macroeconomic analysis, important for decision making in economic planning and are also used for international comparability. They provide information on the economic transactions between different economic agents in an economy and with the […]Read More »
  • ECONOMIC SURVEY 2021

    ECONOMIC SURVEY 2021

    World real GDP contracted by 4.2 per cent in 2020 compared to a growth of 2.7 per cent in 2019. The contraction was mainly attributed to slowdown in economic activities due to emergence of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Real GDP in Advanced Economies is estimated to have contracted by 5.8 per cent in the […]Read More »
  • REPORT OF THE REVISED AND REBASED NATIONAL ACCOUNTS

    REPORT OF THE REVISED AND REBASED NATIONAL ACCOUNTS

    National accounts are a set of macroeconomic statistics which are key in understanding the workings of an economy and crucial for macroeconomic analysis and decision making. They provide information on the economic transactions between different economic agents in an economy and also with the rest of the world and are used for international comparison. Evidently, […]Read More »
  • Press release on Launch of the Revised National Accounts Estimates

    Press release on Launch of the Revised National Accounts Estimates

    In 2017, the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics initiated the process of revising and rebasing the National Accounts. The main objectives of the revision were to further implementation of recommendations of the international 2008 System of National Accounts (2008 SNA), change the base year from 2009 to 2016, and revise the annual and quarterly National […]Read More »
  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR AUGUST 2021

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR AUGUST 2021

    The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.57 per cent, in August 2021. This was mainly driven by rise in prices of commodities under: food and non-alcoholic beverages (10.67 per cent); transport (7.93 per cent); and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (5.07 per cent) […]Read More »
  • National Statistical System (NSS) Bulletin January-June 2021

    National Statistical System (NSS) Bulletin January-June 2021

    I take this opportunity to welcome you to the National Statistical System (NSS) Bulletin for the period January-June,2021. Statistics is a key ingredient in evidence-based decision making and planning for National and County governments, as well as in the private sector. In this regard, KNBS in collaboration with other data producers in the NSS, endeavor […]Read More »
  • FIS 2020 Report

    FIS 2020 Report

    Kenya’s investment climate continued to improve supported by the Government’s economic programs aimed at strengthening the country’s position as a regional industrial and financial hub. The Government through its Industrial Transformation initiative sought to increase connectivity through affordable rail and road networks and ports, reengineer processes and reduce costs through a broad range of business-related […]Read More »
  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR JULY 2021

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR JULY 2021

    The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.44 per cent, in July 2021. This was mainly driven by rise in prices of commodities under: food and non-alcoholic beverages (8.84 per cent); housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (6.03 per cent); and transport (10.33 per cent) […]Read More »
  • Inequality Trends and Diagnostics in Kenya – Report

    Inequality Trends and Diagnostics in Kenya – Report

    There are several reasons that motivate the analysis of inequality which has been a dominant feature of the Kenyan economy since the early 1900s. A key motivation is that Kenya has no previous studies that have comprehensively analysed multidimensional inequality. The study is also motivated by cross country empirical studies that find that inequality is […]Read More »

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