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Qatar's cost of living declines 0.84% year-on-year in October

Qatar's cost of living declines 0.84% year-on-year in October

Qatar's cost of living, based on consumer price index (CPI) inflation, declined 0.84% year-on-year in October 2019 mainly on fall in the indices

First phase of Qatar Census 2020 launched

First phase of Qatar Census 2020 launched

The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) announced Sunday the launch of the first phase of the General Census of Population, Housing and Establishments (Qatar 2020 Census),

PSA trains researchers for Census 2020

PSA trains researchers for Census 2020

The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) has launched the main training programme for field researchers as part of preparations for the first phase of the Qatar Population

Qatar building permits fall in August

Qatar building permits fall in August

Qatar witnessed a seasonal lull in the construction sector in August in view of holidays with it reporting a 41% month-on-month fall in the new building permits issued in August 2019

Qatar exports remain buoyant month-on-month in July: PSA

Qatar exports remain buoyant month-on-month in July: PSA

Qatar's exports remained buoyant month-on-month in July 2019 on increasing shipments to China, Singapore and Japan, official estimates have suggested.

Qatar witnesses surge in work force

Qatar witnesses surge in work force

Qatar witnessed an increase in its labour force in the first three months of 2019 as compared to the last quarter of 2018, statistics show.

Treated wastewater usage sees robust rise in Qatar

Treated wastewater usage sees robust rise in Qatar

Qatar has witnessed a robust year-on-year double-digit expansion in the usage of treated wastewater for agriculture and deep injection into aquifers

45.6 percent jump in number of buildings in 10 years

45.6 percent jump in number of buildings in 10 years

Qatar has witnessed huge growth in housing and facilities during the last decade, reflecting the great economic development achieved by the country in a short span of time.

Literacy rates improve amid comprehensive education plans

Literacy rates improve amid comprehensive education plans

Literacy figures in Qatar have shown a further improvement thanks to comprehensive plans to boost the education sector, according to a report issued by the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA).

Qatar trade surplus surges 3.6% on faster expansion in exports

Qatar trade surplus surges 3.6% on faster expansion in exports

A faster expansion in exports helped Qatar register a 3.5% month-on-month increase in trade surplus to QR13.56bn in May this year, according to the official estimates.

Fewer building permits issued during Ramadan

Fewer building permits issued during Ramadan

Qatar witnessed a sharp 11% year-on-year decline in the number of building permits issued in May, according to official statistics.

Qatar's cost of living declines in May as prices of many items slashed during Ramadan

Qatar's cost of living declines in May as prices of many items slashed during Ramadan

Qatar's cost of living, based on consumer price index (CPI), was on the decline in May 2019, both year-on-year and month-on-month, as prices for as many as 500 items were reduced in view of Ramadan.