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  • Leading Economic Indicator July 2018

    Leading Economic Indicator July 2018

    The Leading Economic Indicators highlights trends in Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, international trade, agriculture, energy, manufacturing, building and construction, tourismand transport. Consumer Price Index (CPI) decreased from 193.31 points in June 2018 to 191.59 points in July 2018. The overall rate of inflation rose slightly from 4.28 per cent […]Read More »
  • Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for August 2018

    Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for August 2018

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for August, 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 […]Read More »
  • Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for July 2018

    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 […]Read More »
  • Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report First Quarter, 2018

    Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report First Quarter, 2018

    Provisional estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) indicate that the economy expanded by 5.7 per cent during the first quarter of 2018 compared to 4.8 per cent in a similar quarter of 2017. The significant acceleration in growth was mainly attributable to improved weather conditions and a boost in business and consumer confidence after the […]Read More »
  • Quarterly Balance of Payments First Quarter, 2018

    Quarterly Balance of Payments First Quarter, 2018

    In the first quarter of 2018, the current account deficit improved to KSh 107.9 billion from KSh 129.7 billion in the corresponding quarter of 2017, Merchandise exports grew by 7.1 per cent to KSh 162.9 billion in the first quarter of 2018, while merchandise imports valued on free on board (fob) basis grew by 6.5 […]Read More »
  • Foreign Investment Survey, 2018 survey

    Foreign Investment Survey, 2018 survey

    The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) in collaboration with the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and the Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest) is conducting Foreign Investment Survey (FIS) 2018 from June to August, 2018. This is the fifth survey after FIS 2010, FIS 2013, FIS 2015 and FIS 2016. The purpose of FIS 2018 is […]Read More »
  • Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for April 2018

    Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for April 2018

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for April, 2018. These numbers were generated by conducting a survey of retail prices for a basket of household consumption goods and services, during the second and third weeks of the month under review. The prices were obtained from […]Read More »
  • Economic Survey 2018 Launched

    Economic Survey 2018 Launched

    Kenya’s economy is estimated to have expanded by 4.9 per cent in 2017 compared to a revised growth of 5.9 per cent in 2016. The slowdown in the performance of the economy was partly attributable to uncertainty associated with a prolonged electioneering period coupled with adverse effects of weather conditions. Generally, key macroeconomic indicators largely remained […]Read More »
  • Producer Price Index First Quarter 2018

    Producer Price Index First Quarter 2018

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases the Producer Price Index (PPI) for the first quarter of 2018. Producer Price Index measures the gross changes in the trading price of products on the domestic and non-domestic markets, at all stages of processing. The price changes are measured from the perspective of the producer. The producer […]Read More »
  • CAUTION AGAINST FAKE KENYA POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS 2019 JOB ADVERTISEMENT

    CAUTION AGAINST FAKE KENYA POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS 2019 JOB ADVERTISEMENT

    The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) would like to bring to the attention of the public that it has not placed any job advertisements for the 2019 Census 2019, 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 […]Read More »

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