Monthly Archives - December 2017

National exports rise by 0.4% and imports rise by 5.6% during 1st 10 months of 2017

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD. 4351.1 million during the 1st 10 months 2017 [i.e., a decrease by 2.7% compared with the same period of 2016]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.3673.0 million during 1st 10 months 2017 [i.e. an increase by 0.4% compared with the same period of 2016]. The value of re-exports reached JD.678.1 million during 1st 10 months 2017 which indicates a decrease [...]

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18.5%The Unemployment Rate during the third quarter of 2017

The Department of Statistics issued its quarterly report on the Unemployment Rate during the third quarter of 2017 .The following are the main results of this survey: Unemployment: The results show that the Unemployment Rate has reached 18.5% during the third quarter of 2017; the Unemployment Rate for males has reached 15.4% while it was 30.0 % for females for the same quarter. The Unemployment Rate has increased for the third quarter by 0.5 percentage points compared with the second quarter of 2017. Taking [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities increase by 0.2% during October 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Oct 2017 to reach 102.1 against 101.9 for the same month of 2016 recorded an increase by 0.2% as compared with same month 2016. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 0.02% with a relative importance of 86.0%, this sector had contributed to the increase of the price index by 0.2 [...]

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5.2% the average increase of Industrial producers’ prices for October 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Price Index for Oct 2017 to reach 114.02 against 108.33 compared with same month 2016 recorded a growth of 5.2% compared with the same month of 2016. This mainly was a result of an increase in the manufacturing industries prices by 6.1% with a relative importance of 86.0%, this sector had contributed to the increase of the price index by 5.20  percentage points and [...]

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3.3% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for November 2017

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 120.4 in Nov 2017 against 116.6 for Nov 2016 recorded an increase of 3.3%..The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” 10.0% representing 1.3 percentage points “Rents” 2.9% representing 0.4 percentage points, “vegetables, canned and dries legumes” by 9.6% representing 0.4%,  “Tobacco and cigarettes” 6.9% representing 0.3 percentage points, “meats  and poultry ” by 2.3% [...]

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