Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates-May 2019

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Statistical Releases
CPI and Inflation Rates
May
2019

Overview

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases monthly Consumer Price
Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation, for May, 2019. These numbers 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 in 25 data collection zones in Nairobi and 13 other urban centres
representing the various regions of the country.
The overall ‘year on year’ inflation in May 2019
stood at 5.49 per cent. In addition, the CPI decreased by 0.07 per cent from
205.90 in April 2019 to 205.77 in May 2019.

Consumer Price Indices and Inflation Rates-May 2019

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