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  • 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 »
  • Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for September 2020

    Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for September 2020

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and Rates of Inflation, for September, 2020. The overall year on year inflation in September 2020 was 4.20 per cent compared to 4.36 per cent recorded in August 2020. The CPI stood at 108.57 in September 2020, which was almost the same level as in […]Read More »
  • Data collection for Foreign Investment Survey 2020

    Data collection for Foreign Investment Survey 2020

    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 will run from September to November 2020. The FIS 2020 is the sixth in a series of […]Read More »
  • Survey on Socio Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Households Report Wave Two

    Survey on Socio Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Households Report Wave Two

    Survey on Socio Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Households Report – Wave TwoRead More »
  • Survey on Socio Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Households Report Wave One

    Survey on Socio Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Households Report Wave One

    Survey on Socio Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Households Report – Wave OneRead More »
  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR AUGUST 2020

    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 […]Read More »

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