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 August 2020. The indices and inflation rates were generated from data collected through 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.