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National exports decrease by (7.8%) and Imports increase by 8.1% during January 2018

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.376.4 million During January 2018 [i.e., a decrease by (19.1%) compared with the same period of 2017]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.315.8 Million during January 2018 [i.e. a decrease by (7.8%) compared with the same period of 2017]. The value of re-exports reached JD 60.6 million during January 2018 which indicates a decrease by (50.7%) as compared with the same [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities increase by 0.1% during January

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Jan 2018 to reach 94.9 against 94.8 for the same month of 2017 recorded an increase by 0.1% as compared with same month 2016. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the quarrying Industries by 18.8% with a relative importance of 8.2%, representing an increase of 0.5 percentage points. Meanwhile, there was a decrease [...]

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8.9% the average increase of Industrial Producer’s prices during January 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial price index for January 2018 to reach 122.10 against 112.11 for the same month of 2017 recorded a growth by 8.9% compared with the same month of 2017. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 10.0% with a relative importance of 86.0%, this sector had contributed by 8.67 percentage points, the quantities of [...]

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3.6% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for February 2018

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 123.5 in February 2018 against 119.1 during February 2017 recorded an increase by 3.6%.The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” 9.1% representing 1.2 percentage point “Cereals and its Products” 22.4% representing 1.1 percentage points, “Tobacco and cigarettes” 14.6% representing 0.6 percentage points,  “Rents” 2.9% representing 0.4 percentage point and “fuel and lighting” 5.9% representing [...]

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Jordanian Women’s Report on the occasion of the International Women’s Day – Statistical Perspective

The Department of Statistics (DoS) has always given due importance to statistics on the social, economic and political role of women in the Jordanian society by providing the official figures and statistics to the planners and policy makers on all issues related to women noting that Jordanian women receive this occasion with a considerable number of achievements. The (DoS) views this occasion with special interest, which falls on the 8th of March each year, because women constitute about half [...]

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18.5% Unemployment Rate during the fourth Quarter of 2017

The Department of Statistics issued its quarterly report on the Unemployment Rate 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 fourth quarter of 2017; the Unemployment Rate for males has reached 16.1% while it was 27.5 % for females for the same quarter. – The Unemployment Rate has witnessed no change in this round compared with the third quarter of 2017. – Taking gender into consideration, [...]

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National exports and imports rise by 1.8% and 5.6% during 2017

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD. 5303.1 million in 2017[i.e., a decrease by (1.1%) compared with the same period of 2016]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD. 4474.2 Million of 2017 [i.e. an increase by 1.8% compared with the same period of 2016]. The value of re-exports reached JD.828.9 million of 2017 which indicates a decrease [...]

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6.3% the average increase of Industrial Producer’s prices during December 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial price index for Dec 2017 to reach 116.24 against 109.39 for the same month of 2016 recorded a growth by 6.3% compared with the same month of 2016. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 7.2% with a relative importance of 86.0%, this sector had contributed by 6.18 percentage points, the quantities of quarrying [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities increase by 0.1% during December

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Dec 2017 to reach 96.8 against 96.7 for the same month of 2016 recording an increase by 0.1%. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of quarrying industries by 13.6% with a relative importance of 8.2% representing an increase of 0.5 percentage points. Meanwhile, there was a decrease in the production quantities of the manufacturing [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities increase by 0.1% during December

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Dec 2017 to reach 96.8 against 96.7 for the same month of 2016 recording an increase by 0.1%. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of quarrying industries by 13.6% with a relative importance of 8.2% representing an increase of 0.5 percentage points. Meanwhile, there was a decrease in the production quantities of the manufacturing [...]

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