ISLAMABAD - Inflation based on Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) has surged by 10.49 percent in the week ended on November 26 as compared with the corresponding period of last financial year, Federal Bureau of Statistics reported on Wednesday. According to the figures released, prices of kitchen items surged in a week before Eidul Azha, which accelerated the inflation and increased by 0.89 percent in a week time for all income group. Analysts believe it an annual routine as prices of basic commodities surge before any religious festival and the same happened before Eidul Azha in last week. According to the figures, the lowest income group, having income not more than Rs. 3000 per month, was hit hard in the week under review. The inflation for this category ballooned by 12.26 percent in the period under review while surged by one percent in a week time. For the second lowest income group, having income up to Rs. 5000 per month, the SPI on yearly basis soared by 11.80 percent and the income group of up to Rs. 12,000 per month saw a growth of 11.22 percent. On year-on-year basis, the inflation accelerated by 9.22 percent for the highest income group of above Rs. 12,000. On weekly basis, it surged by 0.89 percent for the same group. According to Federal Bureau of Statistics, out of 53 commodities, rates of 20 items prices soared while 7 products prices declined and 26 remained unchanged in a week period. The following goods prices increased both on yearly and weekly basis. On yearly basis, the goods witnessing growth include: tomatoes, 11.95 percent; potatoes, 27.18 percent; onions, 6.92 per cent; garlic, 233 per cent; red chillies, 12.92 percent; cooked beef plate, 7.37 percent; bananas, 14.34 percent; moong pulse washed, 47.67 percent; mash pulse washed, 64.41 percent; vegetable ghee, 9.65 percent; shirting, 2.49 percent; cooked beef plate, 9.53 percent; firewood, 10.29 percent; LPG (11 kg cylinder), 17.64 percent; wheat, 3.82 percent; mutton, 17.40 percent; and fresh milk, 14.86 percent. On year-on-year basis, the following commodities prices increased but reduced on weekly pattern. On weekly basis following items prices soared including sugar, 1.22 percent, egg, 1.19 percent, rice basmati broken, 0.93 percent, chicken, 0.90 percent, rice irri-6, 0.55 percent, gur, 0.23 percent, and wheat flour, 0.14 percent. The prices of the following items remained unchanged on weekly basis but surged on an annual pattern including beef, 20.35 percent, bread plain, 7.73 percent, powdered milk, 5.88 percent, curd, 13.23 percent, salt, 10.61 percent, and tea, 15.75 percent.