In 2021, the people will be burdened by inflation and prices will skyrocket

In 2021, the people will be burdened by inflation and prices will skyrocket

During the year 2021, even the lowest power consuming consumers faced an increase of Rs. 2.5 per unit. Photo: File

Karachi: In 2021, the burden of inflation on the people increased. Food prices continued to rise throughout the year.

Rising prices of petrol, electricity and gas have also increased transport fares and transportation costs. The non-stop storm of inflation from the beginning to the end of the year has increased the burden of inflation on the people. Flour, ghee, oil, poultry, meat, milk. , Pulses and spices, the prices of all skyrocketed.

According to official data, flour sold at Rs 60 per kg at the beginning of the year, and at the end of the year, it was sold at Rs 73 per kg. It started selling at Rs. 390 per kg. Sugar, which was sold at an average price of Rs. 75 per kg last year, reached Rs. 150 during 2021 and an average of Rs. I was sold.

The price of pulses has gone up by Rs 55 per kg, 390 gram packet of powdered milk has gone up by Rs 50 to Rs 492, 190 gram packet of tea leaves has gone up by Rs 20 to Rs 250 and live chicken has gone up from Rs 185 to Rs 280. The price of beef has gone up from Rs 550 to Rs 720 per kg, goat meat has gone up from Rs 970 to Rs 1300 per kg, fresh milk has gone up to Rs 140 per kg and yogurt has gone up to Rs 200 per kg. The continuous rise in the price of petrol and petrol has broken the backs of the low-income class.

During the year 2021, even the lowest consumer consumers faced an increase of Rs 2.5 per unit and the price of electricity up to 50 units increased from Rs 4.19 per kWh to Rs 6.70 per unit. Diesel was sold at an average price of Rs. 127 per liter. By the end of 2021, the price of petrol has gone up to Rs. 144 and diesel to Rs. 141.

The price of 11 kg cylinder of LPG has gone up from Rs. 1725 to Rs. 2526. Due to depreciation of Rs. Prices of everything from goods to footwear, apparel, copy books and stationery also continued to rise.

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