ISLAMABAD - The inflation for the low-income group surged by 10.92pc during the week ended on Friday as compared to that of the corresponding period of the last fiscal year, Federal Bureau of Statistics reported on Saturday. According to the figures, inflation measured through Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) increased by 10.92pc for the income group of Rs 3000 per month on yearly basis while enhancing by 0.54pc on weekly basis. The SPI inflation was recorded at 11.37pc for the income group of Rs 3001 to Rs 5000 during the week, followed by 12.80pc for the groups falling under the category of having income from Rs 5001 to Rs 12000. The inflation for high-income group (Above Rs 12000) soared by 11.05pc over the same period of the last fiscal year. Inflation for the combined income group (average of all income groups) went up by 10.78pc over the corresponding week of the last year while a slight increase of 0.55pc was recorded on weekly basis. The prices of 26 essential commodities increased and of nine items declined during the week whereas 18 remained unchanged. The SPI bulletin, based on data of 53 items, was collected from 17 urban centres. The prices of following goods increased both on a yearly and weekly basis. On a yearly basis, the goods which witnessed increase in prices include; tomatoes 99.13pc, potatoes 20.39pc, eggs 4.98pc, garlic 36.44pc, onion 44.44pc, mash pulse (washed) 22.60, electric bulb 34.22pc, firewood 16.38pc, gur 89.77pc, mutton 14.85pc, masoor pulse (washed) 4.42pc, tea 18.53pc, voil printed 6.63pc, bread (plain) 17.16pc, beef 18.71pc, fresh milk 17.92pc, wheat average quality 18.85pc, curd 17.41pc and wheat flour 19.05pc during the week ended on Friday. However, the prices of the following commodities declined on a weekly basis but increased on a yearly basis, cooked beef (per plate) 13.55pc, LPG (11 kg cylinder) 2.98pc, washing soap 10.95pc, kerosene 14.19pc, sugar 53.30pc, cooked dal (per plate) 13.03pc and chicken 18.64pc. The following items did not show any change on the weekly basis but increased on a yearly basis; milk powder 12.50pc, salt 19.93pc, tea packet 20.48pc, cigarettes (K-2) 12.68pc, lawn 4.07pc and diesel 12.10pc.