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Rising home rents continuing to drive up cost of living in Qatar

The latest Consumer Price Index shows that inflation rose nearly 4 percent in August compared to the same month last year. The main driver of that increase is rent, which jumped 7.9 percent since August 2013.

Cost of living still rising due to pressure from rent and fuel increases

The rise comes despite an apparent slowdown in price increases in March, as medical care and entertainment began going up again in April.

QSA: Cost of living in Qatar continues to rise as rents increase

The country's Consumer Price Index - a "basket" of goods and services which reflects real-time prices - went up 2.7 percentage points between February 2013 and February 2014.
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