Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates-May 2017

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CPI and Inflation Rates


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
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.

Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates-May 2017

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