Release of CPI and rates of inflation for May 2017

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation for May, 2017. These numbers have been generated using data collected during the second and third weeks of the month under review. Price changes, therefore, experienced in the first or fourth week of the month are not included in the analysis. The prices were obtained from selected retail outlets in 25 data collection zones which are in Nairobi and in 13 other urban centers.

The CPI increased by 0.75 per cent from 186.24 in April 2017 to 187.64 in May 2017. The overall year on year inflation was 11.70 per cent in May 2017.Download CPI and rates of inflation for May 2017