Observer Report Islamabad
The SPI for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 148.27 points against 148.20 points registered in the previous week, according to the latest data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) released here Friday.
As compared to the corresponding week of last year, the SPI for the combined consumption group in the week under review witnessed an increase of 16.90 percent.
The weekly SPI with base year 2015-16=100 is covering 17 urban centers and 51 essential items for all expenditure groups.
The SPI for the lowest consumption group up to Rs17,732 witnessed 0.15 percent increase and went up from 158.95 points in last week to 159.19 points during the week under review.