"La baisse des prix des oignons, du mais, des tomates, des carottes et des pommes de terre a compense l'augmentation du cout des autres produits alimentaires, entrainant une reduction de l'Indice des prix des denrees alimentaires", a declare le directeur general du KNBS
, Zachary Mwangi.
"The cost of a 13 kg cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) for instance, decreased by 0.98 percentage points from Sh2,171.47 in July to Sh2,150.27 in August," KNBS
"The progress so far is encouraging, and we are confident that the count will have registered universal coverage by Saturday, 31st August 2019," KNBS
states in a statement.
The original surveyors selected a representative probability sample of over 10,000 households for the KDHS through a two-stage cluster sampling technique whereby the female participants were oversampled (KNBS
& ICF Macro, 2010).
According to KNBS
the economy grew by a minuscule 0.5% with the main key sectors of agriculture and tourism declining as compared to previous years.
Among the stand-out KNBS
performers were Dan Jones, who claimed victory in the School class and Tom Williams, second in the Advanced Club class, in very light winds at Bartley Reservoir.
In January, KNBS
indicated that Kenya's imports mainly consisted of industrial supplies with a share of 34 percent, while fuel and lubricants, machinery and other capital equipment and transport equipment registered shares of 23 percent, 15 percent and 13.43 percent respectively.
They asked the national government and KNBS
to urgently address the problems.
boss Zachary Mwangi said the matter is being addressed to ensure all Kenyans are counted.
The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS
) said the rise in the annual inflation, which is above the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) upper limit of 7.5 by 17 basis points, was mostly driven by the cost of housing, water, electricity and cooking gas.
According to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistic (KNBS
), Kenyans finance up to 52% of their healthcare costs from their own pockets.