Monthly Archives - August 2018

National exports increase by 3.1% and Imports decrease by (2.5%) during the first half of 2018

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.2549.7 million during the first half 2018 [i.e., an increase by 2.0% compared with the same period of 2017]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.2142.0 Million during the first half of 2018 [i.e. an increase by 3.1% compared with the same period of 2017]. The value of re-exports reached JD 407.7 million during the first half of 2018 which indicates a [...]

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2.5% the Average increase in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during June 2018

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for June 2018 by 2.5% compared with June 2017. (The Price Index reached 113.7 in June 2018 compared with 110.9 in June 2017).The most significant crops that contributed to this increase were cucumber 56.2%, squash 93.9%, tomatoes 54.2%, hot pepper 4.2%, cauliflower 91.9%, cantaloupe 36.5%, eggplants 55.7%, peach 8.4%, onion 28.1% and parsley 153.6% (the total of their relative importance constituted [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities decrease by 6.6% during June

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the General Industrial Production Quantities for June 2018 to reach 89.3 against 95.5 for the same month of 2017 recorded a decrease by 6.6% .This mainly was a result of a decrease in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries index by 6.84 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% and the quantities of electricity production index by 0.03 percentage points with a relative importance [...]

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10.1% the average increase of Industrial Producer’s prices during June 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial price index for June 2018 to reach 121.59 against 110.44 for the same month of 2017 recorded a growth by 10.1% .This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 9.49 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0%, the quantities of quarrying production by 0.76 percentage points with a relative importance of 8.2%. Meanwhile, [...]

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5.7% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for July 2018

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 125.3 in July 2018 against 118.6 during the same month of 2017 recorded an increase by 5.7%.The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” by 1.77 percentage points “Cereals and its Products” by 1.10 percentage points, “Tobacco and cigarettes” by 0.62 percentage points, “fuel and lighting” 0.55 percentage points, “Vegetables, Dried and Canned Legumes” 0.52 [...]

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His royal highness Prince Hassan stresses the importance of statistical outputs at the development process

  Amman, July 26 (Petra) – Prince Hassan bin Talal affirmed on Thursday the importance of the role of the Department of Statistics in providing data and information that contribute to the process of development in Jordan. During his visit to the Department of Statistics accompanied with H.R.H Princess Sumaya Bint Al Hassan Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mary Kawar and Director General of the Department Dr. Qasem Al-Zoubi, he stressed the importance of developing statistical work to meet the [...]

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Dr. Al- Zoubi: Launch of the Key Indicators Report for the Jordan Population and Family Health Survey (JPFHS)

The Director General of the Department of Statistics Dr. Qasem Said Al-Zoubi With the attendance of Secretary General of the Higher Population Council and other representatives of national institutions and International organizations concerned with family health briefed the importance of the main indicators that are available from the Population and Family Health Survey 2017/2018 in order to enlarge the benefits being used by stakeholders. Dr. Al-Zoubi  highlighted during the inauguration  the factors that contributed to the success of this survey [...]

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