Monthly Archives - March 2019

1.4% the average increase of Industrial Producer’s Prices for Jan 2019 compared with the same month of 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial price index for Jan 2019 to reach 118.62 against 116.97 for the same month of 2018 recorded a growth by 1.4%. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 0.21 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% and the quantities of quarrying production by 1.33 percentage points with a relative importance of 8.2% .Meanwhile, [...]

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0.2% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for Feb 2019 compared with the same month of 2018 (100=2010)

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 123.7 in Feb 2019 against 123.5 during the same month of 2018 recorded an increase by 0.2%. The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Vegetables, Dried and Canned Legumes” by 0.58 percentage points “ Rents” 0.23 percentage points, “ Education” 0.12 percentage points, “Cereals and its products” by 0.09  percentage points and “fuel and lighting” [...]

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16.2% the Average Increase in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during Jan 2019

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for Jan 2019 by 16.2% compared with Jan 2018. (The Price Index reached 86.1 in Jan 2019 compared with 74.1 in Jan 2018).The most significant crops that contributed to this increase were tomato 364.3%, cabbage 152.8%, eggplants 97.7%, cauliflower 77.6%, spinach 83.5%, cauliflower leaves 101.2%, squash 34.2%, potato 7.9%, sweet pepper 34.3% and broccolis by 270.1%. ( the total of their relative [...]

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18.7% Unemployment Rate during the fourth Quarter of 2018

The Department of Statistics issued its quarterly report on the Unemployment Rate in the kingdom for the fourth quarter of 2018: The following are the main results: Unemployment:  The results show that the Unemployment Rate has reached (18.7%) during the fourth quarter of 2018 ; representing an increase by 0.2 percentage points of the fourth quarter of 2017.  the Unemployment Rate for males has reached (16.9% ) during the fourth quarter of 2018 against (25.7%) for females .It becomes clear [...]

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