Macroeconomic Statistics Directorate

Key Responsibilities

The Directorate has the following functions;

  1. Collect, analyze and disseminate macroeconomic statistics;
  2. Maintain up to date macroeconomic statistics databases;
  3. Coordinate and supervise of all statistical production activities related to the macroeconomic statistics;
  4. Provide technical advice on methodologies related to macroeconomic statistics to other directorates in accordance with international standards;
  5. Generate indicators for monitoring economic performance;
  6. Provide technical advice that relates to macroeconomic statistics on collection and compilation quality of data to Ministries Department and Agencies (MDAs);
  7. Monitor the quality of data from Ministries Department and Agencies (MDAs) that relates to macroeconomic statistics;
  8. Provide statistical data to international and regional agencies that Kenya is party to;
  9. Strategic planning and effective production and management of macroeconomic statistics;
  10. Support regional integration processes such in EAC, COMESA, UN;
  11. Participate in international forums on development requisite methodologies for compilation macroeconomic statistics;
  12. Establish and maintain appropriate data quality assessment frameworks for macroeconomic statistics;
  13. Undertake macroeconomic statistics data entry, processing, analysis and dissemination;
  14. Maintain and update macroeconomic statistics database(s);
  15. Develop and maintain appropriate macroeconomic statistics data compilation systems;
  16. Generate development related indicators data;
  17. Prepare relevant Chapters in the annual economic survey and statistical abstract; and
  18. Undertake data entry, processing, analysis and dissemination.


The Directorate is organized into four (4) divisions, namely;

  1. National Accounts Statistics;
  2. External Sector Statistics;
  3. Fiscal and Financial Statistics; and
  4. Tourism, Transport and ICT Statistics.
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