Inflation in Kenya

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Kenya - Inflation

Inflation falls to lowest level since June in October

Consumer prices rose a seasonally-adjusted 0.51% in October over the previous month, accelerating from the 0.32% increase seen in September. October's figure marked the highest reading since April. The pick-up was primarily due to rising prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages.

Inflation dropped to 6.5% in October below September’s 6.9%. October's result marked the lowest inflation rate since June. Meanwhile, annual average inflation remained at September’s 6.4% in October.

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect inflation to average 5.6% in 2022, which is up 0.1 percentage points from last month’s forecast. For 2023, the panel sees inflation averaging 5.6%.

Kenya - Inflation Data

2015   2016   2017   2018   2019  
Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)6.6  6.3  8.0  4.7  5.1  

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Kenya Inflation
Note: Inflation, annual average variation of consumer price index (CPI) in %.
Source: Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

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