Monthly Archives - September 2018

National exports increase by 4.0% and Imports decrease by (0.9%) during the first 7 months of 2018

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.3101.4 million during the first 7 months of 2018 [i.e., an increase by 4.6% compared with the same period of 2017]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.2583.9 Million during the first 7 months of 2018 [i.e. an increase by 4.0% compared with the same period of 2017]. The value of re-exports reached JD 517.5 million during the first 7 months of [...]

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5.5% the Average Increase in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during July 2018

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for July 2018 by 5.5% compared with July 2017. (The Price Index reached 91.6 in July 2018 compared with 86.8 in July 2017).The most significant crops that contributed to this increase were tomatoes (180.8%), onions (41.6%), cantaloupe (65.0%), peach (16.4%), potatoes (12.3%), cauliflower (45.3%), colored sweet pepper (84.3%), water melon (7.8%), eggplants (17.2%) and parsley (88.0%). ( the total of their relative [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities decrease by 4.8% during July

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the General Industrial Production Quantities for July 2018 to reach 94.5 against 99.3 for the same month of 2017 recording a decrease by 4.8% as compared with same month 2017. This mainly was a result of a decrease in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 4.51 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0%, the quantities of electricity production by 0.52 percentage points with a [...]

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5.3% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for August 2018

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 125.5 in August 2018 against 119.1 during the same month of 2017 recorded an increase by 5.3%.The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” by 1.82 percentage points “Cereals and its Products” by 1.11 percentage points, “Tobacco and cigarettes” by 0.59 percentage points, “fuel and lighting” 0.54 percentage points, “Rents” 0.40 percentage points. Meanwhile, the [...]

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18.7% Unemployment Rate during the second Quarter of 2018

The Department of Statistics issued its quarterly report on the Unemployment Rate for the second quarter of 2018,the following are the main results of this survey: Unemployment: • The results show that the Unemployment Rate has reached (18.7%) during the second quarter of 2018 ; representing an increase by 0.7 percentage points of the second quarter 2017. • the Unemployment Rate for males has reached (16.6% ) during the second quarter of 2018 against (26.8%) for females. It becomes clear that the [...]

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