ISLAMABAD (APP) - The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI), for the week ended on August 28, for the lowest income group up to Rs.3,000, has registered decrease of 0.11 percent over the previous week. The SPI for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 216.90 as against 217.13 registered in the previous week, according to data released by Federal Bureau of Statistics (FBS) here. The weekly SPI has been computed with base 2000-2001=100 covering 17 urban centres and 53 essential items for all income groups and combined. The SPI for the combined group registered decrease of 0.11 per cent by declining from 209.67 in the previous week to 209.44 in the week under review. As compared to the corresponding week of last year, the SPI for combined group in the week under review witnessed increase of 30.90pc. The SPI for the groups falling in the income brackets of 3001-5000, 5001- 12000 and above 12000 witnessed decrease of 0.12, 0.12 and 0.08 percent respectively over the previous week. During the week under review average prices of 13 items registered decrease, while that of 11 items increase with the remaining 29 items' prices unchanged. The items which recorded decrease in their average prices during the week under review included red chillies, tomatoes, moong pulse (washed), wheat (average quality), rice irri-6, rice basmati (broken), beef, mash pulse (washed), mutton, wheat flour (average quality), vegetable ghee (loose), egg hen (farm) and sugar. The items which registered increase in their prices included, onions, gur, LPG( 11 kg cylender.), chicken (farm), cooked beef, potatoes, garlic, bananas, firewood, masoor pulse (washed) and mustard oil. The items with no change in their average prices during the week under review included, gram pulse (washed), bread plain (mid size), milk (fresh), milk powdered (Nido), curd, vegetable ghee (tin), cooking oil (tin), salt (powdered), tea (packet), tea (prepared), cooked dal, cigarettes, coarse latha, lawn, voil (printed), shirting, sandal gents (Bata), sandal ladies (Bata), chappal spng.(Bata), kerosene, electricity bulb (60wats), match box, washing soap, bath soap, gas charges (up to 3.3719 MMBTU), electricity charges, (1-100), petrol, diesel, telephone local call.