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  • Producer Price Index Third Quarter 2017

    Producer Price Index Third Quarter 2017

    Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases the Producer Price Index (PPI) for the third quarter of 2017.  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 »
  • Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report Second Quarter 2017

    Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report Second Quarter 2017

    Real Quarterly Gross Domestic Product (QGDP) is estimated to have slowed down to 5.0 per cent in the second quarter of 2017 compared to 6.3 per cent in the corresponding quarter of 2016. The quarter in review was characterized by sharp increases in food prices as a result of adverse weather conditions and a notable […]Read More »
  • Quarterly Balance of Payments Second Quarter 2017

    Quarterly Balance of Payments Second Quarter 2017

    In the second quarter of 2017, Imports valued on f.o.b increased by 15.5 per cent to KSh 410.9 billion from KSh 355.9 billion in the second quarter of 2016, mainly on account of increased bill on imports of food and petroleum products. On the other hand, exports increased by 2.9 per cent to KSh 150.2 […]Read More »
  • CPI and rates of inflation for September 2017

    CPI and rates of inflation for September 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, we hereby release the numbers for September, 2017. These numbers were generated by conducting a survey of retail prices for a basket of goods and services, during the second and third […]Read More »
  • CPI and rates of inflation for August 2017

    CPI and rates of inflation for August 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 August, 2017. These numbers are generated by surveying prices of a basket of goods and services. The […]Read More »
  • 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 »

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