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  • Construction Input Price Indices for First Quarter 2022

    Construction Input Price Indices for First Quarter 2022

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases Construction Input Price Indices (CIPI) for the first quarter of 2022. The CIPI comprises of the Building Cost Indices, Civil Engineering Cost Indices and the Overall Construction Cost Indices as shown in tables 1, 2 and 3, respectively. The indices are generated from price data collected from representative […]Read More »
  • Kenya Household Master Sample Frame (K-HMSF) Development

    Kenya Household Master Sample Frame (K-HMSF) Development

    As the Principal Government agency mandated to collect official statistics, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) maintains sampling frames. It is from these sampling frames that samples are scientifically drawn for participation in surveys. Data collected from these surveys is used for evidence-based policy formulation and monitoring. One of these sampling frames is the Kenya […]Read More »
  • Economic Survey 2022

    Economic Survey 2022

    Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is estimated to have grown by 7.5 per cent in 2021 compared to a contraction of 0.3 per cent in 2020. Most economic activities recorded positive growths except in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing activities which contracted by 0.2 per cent in the review period. Read MoreRead More »
  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR APRIL 2022

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR APRIL 2022

    The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.47 per cent in April 2022. The rise in inflation was mainly due to an increase in prices of commodities under; food and non-alcoholic beverages (12.15 per cent); furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (7.15 per cent); transport […]Read More »
  • Degree of Urbanisation  (DEGURBA)

    Degree of Urbanisation (DEGURBA)

    Different countries use different criteria to define urban and rural areas, which in turn, reflect their various perspectives as to what constitutes urban and rural areas. Whilst it is advisable for countries to have their own national definitions, which can be implemented in their statistical systems as well as to disaggregate indicators by urban and […]Read More »
  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR MARCH 2022

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR MARCH 2022

    The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 5.56 per cent, in March 2022. The rise in inflation was mainly due to an increase in prices of commodities under; food and non-alcoholic beverages (9.92 per cent); furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (6.44 per cent); housing, […]Read More »
  • Financial Inclusion in Kenya Research Paper Competition

    Financial Inclusion in Kenya Research Paper Competition

    The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), Financial Sector Deepening Kenya, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics and faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are collaborating to launch a Research Paper Competition on the topic of Financial Inclusion in Kenya. With the recent launch of the 2021 FinAccess survey, we see this competition as a way […]Read More »
  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR FEBRUARY 2022

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR FEBRUARY 2022

    The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 5.08 per cent, in February 2022. This was mainly due to an increase in prices of commodities under; food and non-alcoholic beverages (8.69 per cent); furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (5.41 per cent); housing, water, electricity, gas […]Read More »
  • 2022 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (2022 KDHS)

    2022 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (2022 KDHS)

    KNBS in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders is planning to conduct the 2022 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (2022 KDHS) in selected areas in the country. The survey will be conducted for a period of about six months from 17th February 2022. Read MoreRead More »
  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR JANUARY 2022

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR JANUARY 2022

    The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 5.39 per cent, in January 2022. This was mainly due to an increase in prices of commodities under; food and non-alcoholic beverages (8.89 per cent); transport (6.84 per cent); and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (5.11 per […]Read More »

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