Kenya's consumer prices inched down 0.9 percent from a month earlier in August 2019, following a 0.4 percent decrease in the preceding month. Main downward pressure came from food & non-alcoholic beverages (-1.9 percent vs -1.0 percent), mainly attributed to favourable weather conditions. The prices of significant food items including sukuma wiki (kales), potatoes, cabbages, carrots, tomatoes and maize grain loose decreased by 8.01, 7.81, 6.78, 6.01, 4.89 and 2.80 percent, respectively. Also, cost dropped for housing & utilities (-0.1 percent vs 0.1 percent), mainly as a result of the decrease in prices of some cooking fuels. Transport prices decreased by 0.03 percent mainly due to the reduction in pump prices of diesel and petrol by 3.14 and 2.45 percent, respectively. Inflation Rate Mom in Kenya averaged 0.57 percent from 2010 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3.50 percent in April of 2019 and a record low of -1.20 percent in June of 2017.

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Kenya Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.00 6.27 31.50 3.18 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 201.78 203.61 205.90 99.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 7.13 8.47 26.20 -1.15 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.90 -0.36 3.50 -1.20 percent [+]
Producer Prices 120.99 118.95 120.99 100.00 Index points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.35 -0.36 6.77 -2.76 percent [+]


Kenya Inflation Rate MoM

Inflation Rate MoM measures month over month change in the price of goods and services. This page provides the latest reported value for - Kenya Inflation Rate MoM - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Kenya Inflation Rate MoM - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.90 -0.36 3.50 -1.20 2010 - 2019 percent Monthly
2009M2=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 4.00 Aug/19
Turkey 0.86 Aug/19
China 0.70 Aug/19
Australia 0.60 Jun/19
Canada 0.50 Jul/19
France 0.50 Aug/19
India 0.49 Aug/19
Italy 0.40 Aug/19
Netherlands 0.40 Aug/19
South Africa 0.40 Jul/19
South Korea 0.20 Aug/19
Indonesia 0.12 Aug/19
Brazil 0.11 Aug/19
Japan 0.10 Jul/19
Saudi Arabia 0.10 Jul/19
United States 0.10 Aug/19
Switzerland 0.00 Aug/19
United Kingdom 0.00 Jul/19
Mexico -0.02 Aug/19
Spain -0.10 Aug/19
Germany -0.20 Aug/19
Russia -0.20 Aug/19
Singapore -0.40 Jul/19
Euro Area -0.50 Jul/19


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