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  • Leading Economic Indicator June 2017

    Leading Economic Indicator June 2017

    Consumer Price Index (CPI) decreased from 187.64 points in May 2017 ton 185.39 points in June 2017. The overall rate of inflation declined from 11.70 per cent to 9.21 per cent during the same period. In May 2017, the Kenyan Shilling depreciated against the major trading currencies except for the Japanese Yen and the Tanzanian […]Read More »
  • Release of CPI and rates of inflation for July 2017

    Release of CPI and rates of inflation for July 2017

    In line with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics commitment to release data for the monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation on the last working day of the month, we hereby release the numbers for July, 2017. These numbers are generated by surveying prices of a basket of goods and services. The […]Read More »
  • Release of Producer Price Index Second Quarter 2017

    Release of Producer Price Index Second Quarter 2017

    The overall producer prices increased by 1.61 per cent compared with the previous quarter to reach 119.47 points. The increase was mainly driven by rise in the manufacture of food products and manufacture of chemicals and chemical products. However, during the same period producer prices of electricity, manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products and manufacture […]Read More »
  • Release of CPI and rates of inflation for June 2017

    Release of CPI and rates of inflation for June 2017

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation for June, 2017. These numbers have been generated using data collected during the second and third weeks of the month under review. The prices were obtained from selected retail outlets in 25 data collection zones which are located in Nairobi […]Read More »
  • Quarterly Balance of Payments First Quarter 2017

    Quarterly Balance of Payments First Quarter 2017

    In the first quarter of 2017, the current account deficit more than doubled to KSh 123.2 billion from KSh 43.4 billion in the first quarter of 2016 as shown in Table 1. International merchandise trade which includes exports and imports of goods registered a deficit of KSh 259.6 billion in the quarter under review, an […]Read More »
  • Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report First Quarter 2017

    Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report First Quarter 2017

    Provisional quarterly GDP estimates for the first quarter of 2017 show that Kenya’s economy expanded by 4.7 per cent measured against a similar period in 2016. The slowdown in growth was largely due to a contraction in the activities of agriculture as well as a deceleration in growth of financial intermediation and electricity supply. The […]Read More »
  • Clarification

    Clarification

    Clarification of the Article in the Standard Newspaper Dated Tuesday 27th June 2017 in Today Business Section Reference is hereby made to the Article that discusses Poverty estimates presented in the KNBS Report Entitled “Spatial Dimensions of Well-Being in Kenya: Where Are the Poor?” We would like to state as follows:- The findings contained in […]Read More »
  • Ministerial Conference on Open Data and Nutrition and the 4th Agritec Africa International Exhibition

    Ministerial Conference on Open Data and Nutrition and the 4th Agritec Africa International Exhibition

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) places premium on Agriculture, specifically Goal 2: which aims to end hunger and all forms of malnutrition by the year 2030. It also commits to universal access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food at all times of the year. This was said today by Kenya National Bureau of Statistics Director […]Read More »
  • County Statistical Abstract 2015

    County Statistical Abstract 2015

    The County Statistical Abstract, is a publication by Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. It is the first of its kind to be developed for all the 47 counties in the County, and will subsequently be produced annually. The County Statistical Abstract highlights key statistical indicators at the County level. The Abstract will be a single […]Read More »
  • Launch of Leading Economic Indicator April 2017

    Launch of Leading Economic Indicator April 2017

    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, tourism and transport. Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased from 182.98 points in March 2017 to 186.24 points in April 2017. The overall rate of inflation rose from 10.28 per cent […]Read More »

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