ISLAMABAD (APP) - The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI), for the week ended on November 11, for the lowest income group up to Rs.3,000, has registered increase of 2.54 percent over the previous week. The SPI for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 304.54 points as against 297.01 points registered in the previous week, according provisional figures of Federal Bureau of Statistics (FBS). The weekly SPI has been computed with base 2000-2001=100 covering 17 urban centers and 53 essential items for all income groups and combined. SPI for the combined group registered also increased by 1.78 per cent as it went up from 282.29 points in the previous week to 287.32 points in the week under review. As compared to the corresponding week of last year, the SPI for the combined group in the week under review witnessed increase of 23.96 percent. As compared to the last week, the SPI for the income groups ranging from Rs.3001-5000, Rs.5001-12000 and above Rs.12000 increased by 2.30 percent, 2.01 percent and 1.40 percent respectively. During the week under review average prices of 7 items registered decrease, while that of 26 items increase with the remaining 20 items prices unchanged. The items which recorded decrease in their average prices during the week under review included chicken (farm), tomatoes, egg hen (farm), moong pulse (washed), mash pulse (washed), rice (irri-6) and masoor pulse (washed). The items which registered increase in their prices included onions, sugar, LPG(11 cylender), vegetable ghee (loose), potatoes, bananas, coarse latha, tea (prepared), cooked dal, mustard oil, gur, red chillies, cooked beef, firewood, mutton, milk (fresh), garlic, washing soap, beef, voil (printed), curd, wheat (average quality), rice basmati (broken), kerosene, gram pulse (washed) and wheat flour (average quality). The items with no change in their average prices during the week under review included bread (plain), milk (powdered), vegetable ghee (tin), cooking oil (tin), salt (powdered), tea (packet), cigarettes, lawn, shirting, sandal (gents), sandal (ladies), chappal, electricity bulb, match box, bath soap, gas charges (up to 3.3719 MMBTU), electricity charges (1-100 unit), petrol, diesel and telephone local call.