Islamabad: The trend of increasing inflation rate in the country continues, the annual inflation rate reached a record level of 48.35%.
According to the weekly inflation report released by the Federal Statistical Institute, 30 items of basic necessities including flour, sugar, beef and chicken meat, eggs, pulses, milk and curd increased in price while the prices of 9 There was a decrease and prices of 12 essential commodities remained stable.
According to the Statistics Institute, the price of live chicken increased by 35 rupees 74 paise per kg, potato by 3 rupees, gram dal by 4 rupees 82 paise, dal masoor by 5 rupees and 11 paise during the week. One rupee increased by 42 paise per kg, while the price of eggs rose by Rs. 4 to 89 paise per dozen and the price of a 20 kg bag of flour increased by more than Rs. 24.
According to the Bureau of Statistics, the prices of mutton, fresh milk, curd, beef and sugar also recorded an increase in the recent week, while the price of onion decreased by Rs.14, garlic by Rs.12 and tomato by Rs.1 per kg.
According to the data released by the Bureau of Statistics, during the week, branded ghee and mustard oil were also among the items that became cheaper in terms of Decimal Price Index (SPI) in the country compared to the same period last year. Inflation rate has been 48.35%.
The statistics showed that during the recent week, in terms of the decimal point of sensitive prices, the inflation rate was 44.47% for the group with income up to 17 thousand 732 rupees per month on an annual basis, for the group with income from 17 thousand 733 rupees to 22 thousand 888 rupees per month. 47.90% in the rate of inflation, 447.90% in the rate of inflation for the group having income from 22 thousand 889 to 29 thousand 517 rupees per month, the rate of inflation for the group having income from 29 thousand 518 to 44 thousand 175 rupees per month was 48.15% while The inflation rate has been 49.75 percent for the group having income more than 44 thousand 176 rupees per month.