Annual Headline Inflation Rates for Some Neighbouring Countries; January – June, 2016

Country Name Jan, 2016 Feb, 2016 Mar, 2016 Apr, 2016 May, 2016 June, 2016
Tanzania 6.5 5.6 5.4 5.1 5.2 5.5
Kenya 7.78 6.84 6.45 5.27 5.00 5.80
Uganda *7.4 *7.0 6.2 5.1 5.4 5.9

 

* Revised

Table 3 above shows the Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the three selected East African Community (EAC) Member States of Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the month of June, 2016 in Tanzania has increased to 5.5% from 5.2% recorded in May, 2016. The similar price movement is observed for neighbouring countries; Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the month of June, 2016 in Kenya has increased to 5.80% from 5.00% recorded in May, 2016. In Uganda, it also increased to 5.9% in June, 2016 from 5.4% recorded in May, 2016.