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  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR NOVEMBER 2021

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR NOVEMBER 2021

    The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 5.80 per cent, in November 2021. This was mainly due to an increase in prices of commodities under: food and non-alcoholic beverages (9.92%); transport (8.14%); and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (6.24%) between November 2020 and November […]Read More »
  • Message from Mr. Stephen Wainaina, MBS, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics during the 21st African Statistics Day, 18th November, 2021

    Message from Mr. Stephen Wainaina, MBS, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics during the 21st African Statistics Day, 18th November, 2021

    I am pleased to join the statistics fraternity in this year’s celebration of the African Statistics Day. I am particularly delighted to note that this year’s theme, “Modernizing National Statistical Systems to Support Socio-cultural Development in Africa” augurs with the Government’s long term development blue print, the Kenya Vision 2030. The Vision aims to transform […]Read More »
  • STATEMENT BY MACDONALD GEORGE OBUDHO, MBS, DIRECTOR GENERAL, KENYA NATIONAL BUREAU OF STATISTICS, ON THE 21ST CELEBRATION OF AFRICAN STATISTICS DAY, 18TH NOVEMBER, 2021

    STATEMENT BY MACDONALD GEORGE OBUDHO, MBS, DIRECTOR GENERAL, KENYA NATIONAL BUREAU OF STATISTICS, ON THE 21ST CELEBRATION OF AFRICAN STATISTICS DAY, 18TH NOVEMBER, 2021

    The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics joins other National Statistical Offices across Africa in marking this important day. The African Statistics Day is celebrated to increase public awareness about the role played by statistics towards socio-economic and demographic development in Africa. The theme for this year is “Modernizing National Statistical Systems to Support Sociocultural Development […]Read More »
  • Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report

    Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report

    This report presents the economic performance for the first and second quarters of 2021. Economic growth decelerated in the first quarter of 2021 to 0.7 per cent compared to 4.4 per cent in the corresponding quarter of 2020, mainly owing to the onset of COVID-19 pandemic in the country in March 2020. On the other […]Read More »
  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR OCTOBER 2021

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR OCTOBER 2021

    The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.45 per cent, in October 2021. This was mainly driven by increase in prices of commodities under: food and non-alcoholic beverages (10.60 per cent); transport (8.15 per cent); and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (5.80 per cent) […]Read More »
  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR SEPTEMBER 2021

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR SEPTEMBER 2021

    The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.91 per cent, in September 2021. This was mainly driven by rise in prices of commodities under: food and non-alcoholic beverages (10.63 per cent); transport (9.21 per cent); and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (6.08 per cent) […]Read More »
  • Economic Survey 2021 Highlights

    Economic Survey 2021 Highlights

    International scene Domestic Economy •Highlights of the country’s economic performance in 2020 •Highlights of Social Sector Statistics •Revision and Rebasing of National accounts •Economic Performance Economic Outlook Read MoreRead More »
  • Sources and Methods for the Revised and Rebased National Accounts

    Sources and Methods for the Revised and Rebased National Accounts

    National accounts are a set of macroeconomic statistics which are key in understanding the workings of an economy. They are crucial for macroeconomic analysis, important for decision making in economic planning and are also used for international comparability. They provide information on the economic transactions between different economic agents in an economy and with the […]Read More »
  • ECONOMIC SURVEY 2021

    ECONOMIC SURVEY 2021

    World real GDP contracted by 4.2 per cent in 2020 compared to a growth of 2.7 per cent in 2019. The contraction was mainly attributed to slowdown in economic activities due to emergence of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Real GDP in Advanced Economies is estimated to have contracted by 5.8 per cent in the […]Read More »
  • REPORT OF THE REVISED AND REBASED NATIONAL ACCOUNTS

    REPORT OF THE REVISED AND REBASED NATIONAL ACCOUNTS

    National accounts are a set of macroeconomic statistics which are key in understanding the workings of an economy and crucial for macroeconomic analysis and decision making. They provide information on the economic transactions between different economic agents in an economy and also with the rest of the world and are used for international comparison. Evidently, […]Read More »

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