Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates-August 2020

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CPI and Inflation Rates


Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases the monthly Consumer
Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for August, 2020. These numbers
were generated from a survey of retail prices that targeted a basket of
household consumption goods and services. The survey was conducted during
the second and third weeks of the month, with prices being obtained from
selected retail outlets located in 50 data collection zones, 14 of which are in
Nairobi and 36 in other urban areas.
As shown in Tables 1 and 2, the CPI increased by 0.20 per cent from 108.35
in July 2020 to 108.57 in August 2020. The overall year on year inflation in
August 2020 stood at 4.36 per cent.

Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates-August 2020

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