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  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR JANUARY 2021

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR JANUARY 2021

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and inflation for January, 2021. As shown in Tables 1 and 2, the CPI increased by 0.63 per cent from 111.866 in December 2020 to 112.576 in January 2021. The overall year on year inflation in January 2021 was 5.69 per cent  Read MoreRead More »
  • Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report 3rd Quarter

    Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report 3rd Quarter

    Economic performance in the third quarter of 2020 remained depressed but relatively better compared to the second quarter of 2020. Real GDP is estimated to have contracted by 1.1 per cent in the quarter compared to a growth of 5.8 per cent in the corresponding quarter of 2019. Read More  Read More »
  • National Statistical System Bulletin 2020

    National Statistical System Bulletin 2020

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  • Gender Sector Statistics Plan

    Gender Sector Statistics Plan

    This Gender Sector Statistics Plan (GSSP) is part of the Kenya Strategy for the Development of Statistics (KSDS) aimed at strengthening Kenya’s statistical capacity in gender statistics. This Plan offers strategic direction for the sector for the period 2019/20–2022/23. Gender statistics are central in understanding the dynamics of, and for promoting, gender equality because they […]Read More »
  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR NOVEMBER 2020

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR NOVEMBER 2020

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and Rates of Inflation, for November 2020. The indices and inflation rates were generated from data collected through a survey of retail prices for a representative basket of household consumption goods and services. The survey was conducted during the second and third weeks of […]Read More »
  • MESSAGE FROM MACDONALD G. OBUDHO, MBS, DIRECTOR GENERAL, KNBS

    MESSAGE FROM MACDONALD G. OBUDHO, MBS, DIRECTOR GENERAL, KNBS

    AFRICAN STATISTICS DAY CELEBRATIONS:18th NOVEMBER, 2020 Theme: “Modernizing National Statistical Systems to Provide Data and Statistics to Support Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa”                                                               […]Read More »
  • OFFICIAL HAND OVER OF KNBS DIRECTOR GENERAL

    OFFICIAL HAND OVER OF KNBS DIRECTOR GENERAL

    Mr Macdonal George Obudho is the new Kenya National Bureau of Statistics Director General. Mr Obudho has taken over from Mr Zachary Chege Mwangi who served as KNBS Director General for eight (8) years. Macdonald G. Obudho joined Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in 1995 and holds a Master of Science degree in Statistics from […]Read More »
  • Foreign Investment Survey 2020 data collection

    Foreign Investment Survey 2020 data collection

    Foreign Investment Survey 2020 data collection The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) in collaboration with the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) are conducting the 2020 Foreign Investment Survey (FIS 2020). The survey which started in September is the sixth in a series of foreign investment surveys conducted since 2010. […]Read More »
  • Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report – Second Quarter, 2020

    Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report – Second Quarter, 2020

    Economic activity was markedly subdued in the second quarter of 2020 compared to the corresponding quarter in 2019. Real GDP contracted by 5.7 per cent in the review period compared to an expansion of 5.3 per cent in the second quarter of 2019. Although Kenya was somehow spared the severe effects of the COVID-19 pandemic […]Read More »
  • Leading Economic Indicators – August 2020

    Leading Economic Indicators – August 2020

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased marginally from 108.35 points in July 2020 to 108.57 points in August 2020. The overall rate of inflation remained at 4.36 per cent during the same period. In August 2020, the Kenyan Shilling depreciated against all major trading currencies. The average yield rate for the 91-day Treasury bills, which […]Read More »

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