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  • Foreign investment survey 2018

    Foreign investment survey 2018

    Kenya has continued to make impressive progress in strengthening the investment climate, with the objective of making the country a regional industrial and financial hub. The country improved significantly in its ranking in the World Bank Doing Business 2019 Indicators moving 19 places to position 61 from 80 out of 190 countries in the 2017. […]Read More »
  • Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for April 2019

    Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for April 2019

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for April 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 »
  • Economic Survey 2019 Launch

    Economic Survey 2019 Launch

    The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics has released the 2019 Economic Survey report which highlights the country’s economic performance for the year 2018. The report shows the economy has expanded by 6.3 per cent, compared to 4.9 percent in 2017. While launching the report, the Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury and Planning Mr Henry Rotich said […]Read More »
  • 2019 FinAccess Household Survey Key Findings

    2019 FinAccess Household Survey Key Findings

    The Central Bank of Kenya in collaboration with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics and Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) have launched the Financial Access (FinAccess) Household Survey 2019. The 2019 Survey seeks to improve on this track record by providing information beyond the conventional measures of access and usage.  It provides new information on the […]Read More »
  • Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for March 2019

    Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates for March 2019

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for March, 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 »
  • 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 »

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