The high cost of basic household commodities pushed Kenya’s inflation to 9.2 percent, according to the latest report by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS).
The rate edged up in four months since October last year when KNBS placed it at 9.0 percent.
“Prices of most
Horticulture profits fell by Ksh.7.1 billion in January this year, owing to a decrease in the volume of produce shipped
Data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) indicates the export value of the produce declined to Ksh.8.1 billion in the period under review from
The number of Kenyans earning more than Ksh.100, 000 and above currently stands at 79,909, according to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS).
The figure reduced by 4,861 in the year 2020 compared to the previous year when the numbers rose by 2,234.
The 2019 statistics
Local car dealers in the country saw an uptick in sales of their units in 2021 when they moved 14, 250 units despite the coronavirus-induced economic headwinds.
This represents a 29.8 percent surge in sales compared to 10, 977 units that were moved same period in
High coffee prices in the global market in 2021 saw Kenya earn more from the crop despite a decline in the quantities exported.
Kenya earned Ksh.24.2 billion in the period January to November 2021, with the value surpassing the entire 2020 earnings that stood at Ksh.22.2
Inflation rate in September went up 6.91 percent from 6.57
percent in August, according to Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)
This was largely driven by rise in prices of commodities under food and non-alcoholic beverages at 10.63 percent and transport at 9.21 percent.
The housing, water, electricity,
The number of international arrivals in Kenya dropped significantly when individuals chose to stay at home to minimise physical contact on the back of heightened coronavirus infections, according to the Economic survey 2021.
According to the survey, the visitor arrivals dropped by 71.5 percent from 2,035.4
Despite the hard-economic times experienced
globally, Kenyans abroad sent more money back home.
According to the latest economic survey by the
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), diaspora remittances remained
robust and increased by 14.3 percent from Ksh.289.5 billion in 2019 Kenyans to
Ksh.330.8 billion in 2020.
In July this
As the world fully migrates into the digital space, it is now easy to draw a line where the future of newspapers now lies.
From the year 2016, newspaper readership has reduced significantly pausing a threat for the future of newspapers.
In 2020, newspaper circulation declined as
After a five-month delay, the Kenya National Bureau
of Statistics (KNBS) is set to release the country’s economic survey report.
The economic survey was meant to reveal the full extent of damage inflicted on the economy and the jobs market during the COVID-19 lockdown.
According to KNBS Director