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  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR JULY 2022

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR JULY 2022

    The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 8.3 per cent, in July 2022. As presented in Tables 1 and 2, the rise in inflation was mainly due to increase in prices of commodities under food and non-alcoholic beverages (15.3 per cent); transport (7.0 per cent) and […]Read More »
  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR JUNE 2022

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR JUNE 2022

    The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 7.9 per cent, in June 2022. As presented in Tables 1 and 2, the rise in inflation was mainly due to increase in prices of commodities under; food and non-alcoholic beverages (13.8 per cent); furnishings, household equipment and routine […]Read More »
  • Data collection for Kenya Continuous Household Survey (KCHS)

    Data collection for Kenya Continuous Household Survey (KCHS)

    Data collection for Kenya Continuous Household Survey (KCHS) has began. Data collection teams are visiting selected households for interviews in all the counties. Data from KCHS is used for computation of various socio-economic indicators required for monitoring SDGs and National Development plans – particularly, indicators on Labour and Measures of Welfare (Poverty). Data collection will […]Read More »
  • Highlights of May 2022 Consumer Price Index (CPI)

    Highlights of May 2022 Consumer Price Index (CPI)

    Overall year-on-year (annual) inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 7.1 per cent, in May 2022; an increase of from an inflation rate of 6.5 per cent recorded in April 2022. Monthly inflation rate for May 2022 was 0.8 per cent; a decline from a monthly inflation rate of 1.7 per […]Read More »
  • CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR MAY 2022

    CONSUMER PRICE INDICES AND INFLATION RATES FOR MAY 2022

    The overall year on year inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 7.1 per cent, in May 2022. As presented in Tables 1 and 2, the rise in inflation was mainly due to increase in prices of commodities under; food and non-alcoholic beverages (12.4 per cent); furnishings, household equipment and routine […]Read More »
  • Film Industry Satellite Account Survey (FISA 2022)

    Film Industry Satellite Account Survey (FISA 2022)

    The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics on behalf of the Kenya Film Commission is carrying out a film industry satellite account survey (FISA 2022). The survey’s purpose is to collect data necessary for the development of film industry satellite accounts. Data from the survey will also be used to determine the contribution of the film industry […]Read More »
  • 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 »

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