Annual Headline Inflation Rates for Some Neighbouring Countries; January – December, 2014

Country name Jan, 2014 Feb, 2014 Mar, 2014 Apr, 2014 May, 2014 June, 2014 July, 2014 Aug, 2014 Sept, 2014 Oct, 2014 Nov, 2014 Dec, 2014 Average
Tanzania 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.3 6.5 6.4 6.5 6.7 6.6 5.9 5.8 4.8 6.1
Kenya 7.21 6.86 6.27 6.41 7.30 7.39 7.67 8.36 6.60 6.43 6.09 6.02 6.9
Uganda 6.9 6.8* 7.1 6.7 5.4 5.0* 4.3 2.8 1.4 1.8 2.1 1.8 4.3

Note: *Indicate a Revised Inflation rates

Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the month of December, 2014 has decreased in the three selected East African Community (EAC) Member States of Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda as shown in the Table 3 above. Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the month of December, 2014 in Tanzania has further decreased to 4.8% compared to 5.8% recorded in November, 2014. In Uganda, Inflation Rate has decreased to 1.8% in December, 2014 from 2.1% in November, 2014 and in Kenya has decreased to 6.02% in December, 2014 from 6.09% recorded in November, 2014.

On average, Uganda recorded the lowest Annual Average Headline Inflation Rate of 4.3% (from January to December, 2014), followed by Tanzania 6.1% and Kenya 6.9%.