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4.1% the average increase of Industrial Producer’s prices during November 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial price index for Nov 2017 to reach 114.72 against 110.22 for the same month of 2016 recorded a growth by 4.1% compared with the same month of 2016. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 4.8% with a relative importance of 86.0%, this sector had contributed by 4.13  percentage points, the quantities of quarrying [...]

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3.2% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for Dec 2017

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 120.8 in Dec 2017 against 117.0 for Dec 2016 recorded an increase of 3.2%.The main commodities groups which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” 12.2%  representing 1.6 percentage points, “Rents” by 2.9% representing  0.4 percentage points, “Tobacco and cigarettes” by 6.9% representing 0.3 percentage points, “fuel & lighting” 5.7% representing 0.3 percentage points and “health” by 6.3% or [...]

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National exports rise by 0.4% and imports rise by 5.6% during 1st 10 months of 2017

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD. 4351.1 million during the 1st 10 months 2017 [i.e., a decrease by 2.7% compared with the same period of 2016]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.3673.0 million during 1st 10 months 2017 [i.e. an increase by 0.4% compared with the same period of 2016]. The value of re-exports reached JD.678.1 million during 1st 10 months 2017 which indicates a decrease [...]

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18.5%The Unemployment Rate during the third quarter of 2017

The Department of Statistics issued its quarterly report on the Unemployment Rate during the third quarter of 2017 .The following are the main results of this survey: Unemployment: The results show that the Unemployment Rate has reached 18.5% during the third quarter of 2017; the Unemployment Rate for males has reached 15.4% while it was 30.0 % for females for the same quarter. The Unemployment Rate has increased for the third quarter by 0.5 percentage points compared with the second quarter of 2017. Taking [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities increase by 0.2% during October 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Oct 2017 to reach 102.1 against 101.9 for the same month of 2016 recorded an increase by 0.2% as compared with same month 2016. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 0.02% with a relative importance of 86.0%, this sector had contributed to the increase of the price index by 0.2 [...]

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5.2% the average increase of Industrial producers’ prices for October 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Price Index for Oct 2017 to reach 114.02 against 108.33 compared with same month 2016 recorded a growth of 5.2% compared with the same month of 2016. This mainly was a result of an increase in the manufacturing industries prices by 6.1% with a relative importance of 86.0%, this sector had contributed to the increase of the price index by 5.20  percentage points and [...]

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3.3% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for November 2017

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 120.4 in Nov 2017 against 116.6 for Nov 2016 recorded an increase of 3.3%..The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” 10.0% representing 1.3 percentage points “Rents” 2.9% representing 0.4 percentage points, “vegetables, canned and dries legumes” by 9.6% representing 0.4%,  “Tobacco and cigarettes” 6.9% representing 0.3 percentage points, “meats  and poultry ” by 2.3% [...]

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National exports decrease by (0.1%) and Imports increase by 5.6% during 1st nine months of 2017

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD. 3890.5 million During the 1st nine months of 2017 i.e., a decrease by (2.8%) compared with the same period of 2016. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD. 3290.1 Million during the 1st nine months of 2017 i.e. a decrease by (0.1%) compared with the same period of 2016. The value of re-exports reached JD.600.4 million during the 1st nine months [...]

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3.7% the Average increase in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during September 2017

The Data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for Sep 2017 by 3.7% compared with Sep 2016. (The Price Index reached 103.7 in Sep 2017 compared with 100.0 in Sep 2016).The most significant crops that contributed to this increase were tomatoes 85.8%, colored sweet pepper 128.4%, cabbage 115.0%, peach 19.6%, green sweet pepper 77.0%, lemon 13.2%, okra 28.0%, pomegranate 17.2%, cherry  155.6% and cauliflower 13.5%.( the total of their relative [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities increase by 4.2% during September 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Index Number of the Industrial Production Quantities to 98.7 during Sep. 2017 against 94.7 during Sep 2016 which lead to an increase by 4.2% as compared with the same period of 2016. This increase resulted from a growth in the quantities of the Manufacturing Industries by 3.8% with a relative importance of 86.0% (representing an increase of 3.8 percentage points) and quantities of quarrying [...]

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