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Director General of the Department of Statistics (DoS) meets the Jordanian Pharmacists Association (JPhA) President

H.E. Director General of the Department of Statistics (DoS), Dr. Qassim Saeed Al-Zou’bi, met in his office the (JPhA) president Dr. Zeid Rowhi Al -Kilani. During the meeting, they discussed the possibilities of increasing cooperation between the (JPhA) and the (DoS) on issues of mutual interest. Dr. Zoubi also explained the efforts exerted by the (DoS) in implementing a large number of important censuses and surveys simultaneously such as; the Household Expenditure and Income Survey, the seventh Agricultural Census [...]

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Dr. Zu’bi visit the “Statistics” North Region Office

H.E. The Director General of the Department of Statistics, Dr. Qassim Saeed Al Zu’bi paid a visit to the Irbid Office within a series of field visits to inspect the work progress, related activities and achievements in accordance with the executive plan in addition to meeting the statistics staff directly in the office. During this field tour, Dr. Zu’bi inspected the work progress in the field studies in the Northern Region, especially the ongoing work in the agricultural census, the [...]

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18.0 % Unemployment Rate during the second Quarter of 2017

       The Department of Statistics issued its quarterly report on the Unemployment Rate during the Second quarter of 2017 : The following are the main results of this survey: Unemployment: The results show that the Unemployment Rate has reached 18.0% during the second quarter of 2017; the Unemployment Rate for males has reached 13.4% while it was 33.9 % for females for the same quarter. The Unemployment Rate has decreased in this round by 0.2 percent points compared with the first quarter [...]

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18.0 % Unemployment Rate during the second Quarter of 2017

The Department of Statistics issued its quarterly report on the Unemployment Rate during the Second quarter of 2017 : The following are the main results of this survey: Unemployment: The results show that the Unemployment Rate has reached 18.0% during the second quarter of 2017; the Unemployment Rate for males has reached 13.4% while it was 33.9 % for females for the same quarter. The Unemployment Rate has decreased in this round by 0.2 percent points compared with the first quarter of [...]

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2.9% the average an increase of Industrial producers’ prices for Aug 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial Price Index for Aug 2017 to 111.6 against 108.4 for the same month of 2016 by 2.9% compared with the same month of 2016 while it was (8.9) for the same month of 2016. This mainly was a result of an increase in the manufacturing industries prices by 3.4% with a relative importance of 86.0% representing 2.8 percentage points, and the quarrying industries by [...]

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3.5% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for September 2017

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 120.0 in September 2017 against 115.94 for September 2016 recorded an increase by 3.5%..The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” 15.4% representing 2.0 percentage point “Rents” 2.9% representing 0.5 percentage points,  “Tobacco and cigarettes” 6.8% representing 0.3%, “culture and entertainment” 7.2% representing 0.2%, “Personal Care” 5.6% representing 0.2 percentage points. Meanwhile, the main commodities [...]

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The Jordanian Statistical Training Center (JSTC) holds a training course titled “Withdrawal of Samples”

Mr. Ahmed Kbailat (JSTC director), represented H.E. the Director General of the Department of Statistics (DoS) Dr. Qassem Saeed Al-Zu’bi, in inaugurating the above training course at JSTC headquarters in the (DoS) which lasts for (3) days with the participation of (16) employees from various (DoS) directorates.  Ms. Ghaida Al-Khasawneh (Statistical Trainer) will conduct the lectures within the framework of staff capacity building in sampling. In his welcome speech, Mr. Kbailat asserted the importance of such courses to the employees [...]

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(DoS) Planning Committee Meeting

The Administration and Planning Committee headed by H.E. the Director General of the Department of Statistics, Dr. Qassem Saeed Al-Zu’bi, held its periodic meeting to follow up on the latest developments and achievements, especially the National Strategy for Development of Statistics (NSDS) and the King Abdullah Award for Excellence and its importance in enhancing the institutional work and future planning.

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Important clarification by the Department of Statistics (DoS) on the implementation of the Seventh Population and Family Health Survey (PFHS)

The (DoS) began implementing the seventh (PFHS) on 1st October 2017 and would like to clarify the following points: The survey sample covers twenty thousand (20,000) households out of two (2) million households in Jordan, therefore will not cover all citizens. Blood tests will be carried out by trained and qualified interviewers using modern instruments and slices to be used once. The result appears immediately and then recorded in the questionnaire noting that nobody will retain any sample. The blood test will [...]

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