Annual Headline Inflation Rates for Some Neighbouring Countries;                   January – October, 2015

Country Name Jan, 2015 Feb, 2015 Mar, 2015 Apr, 2015 May, 2015 June, 2015 July, 2015 Aug, 2015 Sept, 2015 Oct, 2015
Tanzania 4.0 4.2 4.3 4.5 5.3 6.1 6.4 6.4 6.1 6.3
Kenya 5.53 5.61 6.31 7.08 6.87 7.03 6.62 5.84 5.97 6.72
Uganda 1.3 1.4 1.90 3.60 4.90 4.90 5.4 4.80 7.2 8.8

The table 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 October, 2015 in Tanzania has slightly increased to 6.3% compared to 6.1% recorded in September, 2015.

On the other hand, Annual Headline Inflation Rate for the month of October, 2015 in Uganda has increased to 8.8% from 7.2% recorded in September, 2015. In Kenya, it has increased to 6.72% in October, 2015 from 5.97% recorded in September, 2015.