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  • CPI and rates of inflation for February 2019

    CPI and rates of inflation for February 2019

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for February, 2019. These numbers were generated from a survey of retail prices that targeted a basket of household consumption goods and services. The exercise was conducted during the second and third weeks of the month, with prices being […]Read More »
  • Launch of the Gross County Product 2019 Report

    Launch of the Gross County Product 2019 Report

    The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) has released the Gross County Product (GCP) report. This is the inaugural publication which covers estimates from 2013, when the counties started operating to 2017. Gross County Product is a measure of how much each county contributes to Kenya’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and may therefore be interpreted […]Read More »
  • Census : Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Census : Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    1. What is a population census? A population census is the total count of a population at a specified time within a country’s boundary or in a well delineated part of a country. 2. How often is a Population and Housing Census undertaken in Kenya? Population and Housing Census is conducted every ten years in […]Read More »
  • Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for January 2019

    Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for January 2019

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for January, 2019. These numbers were generated from a survey of retail prices that targeted a basket of household consumption goods and services. The exercise was conducted during the second and third weeks of the month, with prices being […]Read More »
  • Use of Geographic Information System and Geo-Spatial Technology in Managing and Mapping for the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census

    Use of Geographic Information System and Geo-Spatial Technology in Managing and Mapping for the 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census

    The history of census undertaking in Kenya dates back to 1948 when the first population census was carried out. The subsequent censuses were undertaken in 1962, 1969, 1979, 1989, 1999 and 2009. From 1969 to date, the censuses have been conducted after every ten years. The last of these decennial censuses was held in 2009. […]Read More »
  • THE 2019 KENYA POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS

    THE 2019 KENYA POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS

    Media Briefing on 2019 Kenya Population and Housing Census Speech by the Cabinet Secretary, The National Treasury and Planning, Mr. Henry K. Rotich, EGH During the Press Briefing on The 2019 Population and Housing Census, Held at Radisson Blu Hotel On 23rd January, 2019 Talking Notes for The Principal Secretary, State Department of Planning, Dr. […]Read More »
  • Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for December 2018

    Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for December 2018

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation for December, 2018. These numbers were generated from a survey of retail prices that targeted a basket of household consumption goods and services. The exercise was conducted during the second and third weeks of the month, with prices being […]Read More »
  • CAUTION AGAINST FAKE JOB ADVERTISEMENT ON THE 2019 KENYA  POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS

    CAUTION AGAINST FAKE JOB ADVERTISEMENT ON THE 2019 KENYA  POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS

    The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) would like to bring to the attention of the public that it has not placed any job advertisement for the 2019 Census, as is being purported through social media. We wish to notify the public that all our recruitments are coordinated from our Human Resource Management and Development […]Read More »
  • Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for November 2018

    Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for November 2018

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly the Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation for November, 2018. These numbers were generated from the survey of retail prices that targeted a basket of household consumption goods and services. The exercise was conducted during the second and third weeks of the month, with prices […]Read More »
  • Statistical Abstract 2018

    Statistical Abstract 2018

    This Abstract has been prepared by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. The tables have been compiled partly from statistics collected directly by the Bureau through Surveys and Censuses and also from statistics compiled by other Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) including county Governments. The source of the statistical data is shown under each table. […]Read More »

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