Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates-March 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 March, 2020. These numbers
are based on the new CPI whose base period is February 2019. The indices
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 obtained
from selected retail outlets which comprised of 50 data collection zones, 14 of
which are in Nairobi and 36 in other urban areas.
The CPI increased by 0.18 per cent from 106.33
in February 2020 to 106.53 in March 2020. The overall year on year inflation
in March 2020 stood at 6.06 per cent.

Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates-March 2020

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