Annual Inflation Rate of Kenya
Updated on February 12, 2022.

The annual inflation rate of Kenya as measured by the consumer prices index was 5.41% in 2020, a difference of +0.17% (3.24% increase) from 2019, according to recent data from the World Bank.

The World Bank defines inflation measured by the consumer price index as "the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly".

The chart and table below shows the Inflation of Kenya for 1960 - 2020.

Data Source: World Bank.
Annual Inflation Rate of Kenya (%)
Table of Annual Inflation Rate of Kenya
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Year Inflation (%)
1960 1.24
1961 2.46
1962 3.12
1963 0.7
1964 -0.1
1965 3.58
1966 5.01
1967 1.76
1968 0.37
1969 -0.17
1970 2.19
1971 3.78
1972 5.83
1973 9.28
1974 17.81
1975 19.12
1976 11.45
1977 14.82
1978 16.93
1979 7.98
1980 13.86
1981 11.6
1982 20.67
1983 11.4
1984 10.28
1985 13.01
1986 2.53
1987 8.64
1988 12.27
1989 13.79
1990 17.78
1991 20.08
1992 27.33
1993 45.98
1994 28.81
1995 1.55
1996 8.86
1997 11.36
1998 6.72
1999 5.74
2000 9.98
2001 5.74
2002 1.96
2003 9.82
2004 11.62
2005 10.31
2006 14.45
2007 9.76
2008 26.24
2009 9.23
2010 3.96
2011 14.02
2012 9.38
2013 5.72
2014 6.88
2015 6.58
2016 6.3
2017 8.01
2018 4.69
2019 5.24
2020 5.41