Monthly Archives - January 2019

Industrial Production Quantities decrease by 5.6% during November 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Nov 2018 to reach 92.4 against 97.9 for the same month of 2017 recording a decrease by 5.64%. This mainly was a result of a decrease in the production quantities of manufacturing industries by 5.25 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% , the production quantities of the quarrying Industries by 0.31 percentage points with a relative importance of 8.2% [...]

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9.1% the average increase of Industrial Producer’s prices during Nov 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial price index for Nov 2018 to reach 125.15 against 114.72 for the same month of 2017 recorded a growth by 9.1%. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 7.65 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% and the quantities of quarrying production by 1.88 percentage points with a relative importance of 8.2% [...]

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3.7% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for December 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 December 2018 against 120.8 during the same month of 2017 recorded an increase by 3.7%. The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Cereals and its products” by 1.25 percentage points “Transport” by 0.60 percentage points, “Tobacco and cigarettes” by 0.59 percentage points, “Vegetables, [...]

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12.8% the Average Increase in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during Nov 2018

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for Nov 2018 by 12.8% compared with Nov 2017. (The Price Index reached 124.8 in Nov 2018 compared with 110.6 in Nov 2017).The most significant crops that contributed to this increase were colored sweet pepper 182.9%, squash 54.4%, cabbage 119.2%, cucumber 20.1%, eggplants 42.6%, banana 13.2%, potato 26.3%, spinach 36.2%, hot pepper 42.7% and olives by 9.2%. ( the total of their relative [...]

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2.0% GDP growth rate at constant prices in the third quarter of 2018

The Department of Statistics issued the quarterly estimates of the GDP at constant prices for the third quarter of 2018 using 2016 as base year. This series have been developed according to the System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008,Which included improving the coverage level and the used methodologies. The results show that growth reached 2.0% during the third quarter of 2018 compared with the same quarter of 2017. At the level of production sectors, most sectors have shown positive growth [...]

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