Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for July 2018

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for July, 2018. These numbers were generated from 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 in 25 data collection zones in Nairobi and in 13 other urban centers.

The CPI decreased by 0.89 per cent from 193.31 in June 2018 to 191.59 in July 2018. The overall year on year inflation stood at 4.35 per cent in July 2018.