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CPI and Inflation Rates for October 2016

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Kenya National Bureau of Statistics hereby releases Consumer Price Indices (CPI) and rates of inflation for October, 2016. These numbers have been generated using data collected during the second and third weeks of the month under review. The prices were obtained from selected retail outlets in 25 data collection zones which are located in Nairobi and in 13 other urban centers.

The CPI increased by 0.62 per cent from 171.56 in September 2016 to 172.62 in October 2016. The overall inflation rate stood at 6.47 per cent in October 2016.