Data in KNBS is found in online databases and offline sources. Offline sources are found in Surveys, Censuses datasets and yearly KNBS reports like ‘Facts and Figures’, ‘Economic Surveys’ and ‘Statistical Abstracts’. Datasets have micro-data (records of individual persons and households) while the reports produce macro-data data. Access to KNBS datasets is governed by a Data Access and Dissemination policy on which all data requesters have to fill and submit for evaluation.



The plat­form is geared at enhan­cing KNBS’s data dis­sem­in­a­tion cap­ab­il­it­ies to increase the open­ness of national data and provid­ing user friendly tools to stat­ist­ics users to aid ana­lysis and to open the portal 


Kenya National Data Archive (KeNADA)

This software provides methods to organize, store and display data and Reports in a uniform way to facilitate data sharing at the country level across the world Click for more details


Kenya Data Portal   click to open the portal 
This portal provides an online access to various data, information, and publications from the Kenya database.Data Search module provides a user-friendly and efficient tool to search for any indicator data in any data source of the portal. The MapThe Map page enables you to visualize any indicator on an interactive map of Kenya. Dashboards module provides a snapshot of preselected indicators with live dashboards that enable you to choose different indicators, regions, and years. Data Analysis  module uses OLAP technology, an efficient analytical tool for performing multidimensional queries on various data sets, with results exportable to external formats. Bulk Download  tool enables you to export data to TXT, CSV, XLS, MDB, and DBF formats for further use in different statistical applications. Documents module provides access to a library of numerous Kenya publications.

Kenya Socio-Economic Database (KenInfo)

This software provides methods to organize, store and display data in a uniform way to facilitate data sharing at the country level across government departments, UN agencies, development partners and other interested parties. The software has simple and user-friendly features that produce tables, graphs and maps for inclusion in reports, presentations and advocacy materials.

KenInfo has 206 indicators on grouped into sectors namely; Communication, Demography, Economic growth, Economy, Education, Environment, Equity and Poverty Reduction, Governance, Health, Information and Communication, Nutrition, Protection and Women. These indicators are also classified into global and local Millennium Development Goals (MDGS), the Economic Recovery Strategy (ERS) goals and Kenya Vision 2030 economic development plan as well as sector specific performance indicators. It contains data for 123 time periods (standard years, year ranges & quarters) from 1962 to 2009 > Click for more details