Monthly Archives - July 2018

2.3% the average increase in the prices of wholesale trade for the second quarter of 2018

Data issued by the Department of Statistics on the wholesale trade prices indicate an increase in the wholesale trade prices Index for the second quarter of 2018 by 2.3% to reach 98.0 in 2018 compared with 95.7 during the same period in 2017. This was a result of an increase in the prices of the group “sale of motor vehicles and their parts and motorcycles” by 8.5% , this group has increased the index number by 1.59 percentage points, [...]

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4.6% the Average Decrease in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during May 2018

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for May 2018 by 4.6% compared with May 2017. (The Price Index reached 124.8 in May 2018 compared with 130.8 in May 2017).The most significant crops that contributed to this decrease were tomatoes (37.3%), watermelon (21.5%), potato (19.4%), peach (18.3%), apricot (12.0%), cantaloupe (45.0%), green cherry (33.8%), chive (36.4%), nectarine (30.7%) and carrot (31.8%).( the total of their relative importance constituted [...]

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Launching the results of the Key Indicators Report of the Population and Family Health Survey 2017-2018

The Department of Statistics (DoS) has released the results of the Key Indicators Report of the Population and Family Health Survey (PFHS) in Jordan for the year 2017-2018 noting that it is the seventh survey in the series of the demographic and health surveys carried out in Jordan. It aims to provide comprehensive data on reproduction, death, family planning, maternal and child health and nutrition at the national, urban and rural levels, regions and governorates, as well as representing [...]

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5.1% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for June 2018

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 125.1 in June 2018 against 119.0 during June 2017 recorded an increase by 5.1%.The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” 1.59 percentage points, “Cereals and its Products” 1.09 percentage points, “Tobacco and cigarettes” 0.62% percentage points, “Fuel and |lightening” 0.41% percentage points and “ Rents” 0.40% percentage points. Meanwhile, the main commodities groups which [...]

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1.9% GDP growth rate at constant prices in the first quarter of 2018

The Department of Statistics issued the preliminary results of the quarterly estimates of the GDP at fixed prices for the first quarter of 2018. The results show that growth reached 1.9% during the first quarter of 2018 compared with the same quarter of 2017. At the level of production sectors, most sectors have shown positive growth during the first quarter of 2018 compared [...]

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