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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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National exports increase by 3.6% and Imports decrease by (1.4%)

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.5518.5 million during 2018 [i.e., an increase by 3.5% compared with 2017]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.4668.4 Million during 2018 [i.e. an increase by 3.6% compared with 2017]. The value of re-exports reached JD 850.1 million during 2018 which indicates an increase by 2.6% as compared with 2017. The imports value reached JD.14353.2 million during 2018, thus decreasing by (1.4%) [...]

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13.9% the Average Increase in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during Dec 2018

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for Dec 2018 by 13.9% compared with Dec 2017. (The Price Index reached 102.9 in Dec 2018 compared with 90.3 in Dec 2017).The most significant crops that contributed to this increase were eggplants 76.1%, cabbage 266.1%, green sweet pepper 40.7%, tomato 28.5%, potato 21.8%, string beans 55.2%, squash 40.3%, hot pepper 123.2%, spinach 54.5% and cauliflower by 30.1%. ( the total of [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities decrease by 6.1% during 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Dec 2018 to reach 91.3 against 97.2 for the same period of 2017 recording a decrease by 6.1%. This mainly was a result of a decrease in the production quantities of manufacturing industries by 6.00 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% and the quantities of electricity production by [...]

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7.5% the average increase of Industrial Producer’s prices during 2018 compared with the same period of 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial price index for 2018 to reach 121.26 against 112.77 for 2017 recorded a growth by 7.5%. This mainly was a result of an increase in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries by 6.56 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% and the quantities of quarrying production by 1.17 percentage points with a relative importance of 8.2% .Meanwhile, there was a decrease [...]

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2.4% the average increase in the prices of wholesale trade for the fourth quarter of 2018 compared with the same period of 2017

Data issued by the Department of Statistics on the wholesale trade prices indicate an increase in the wholesale trade prices Index for the fourth quarter of 2018 by 2.4% to reach 98.5 in 2018 compared with 96.2 during the same period in 2017. This was a result of an increase in the prices of the group “sale of motor vehicles and their parts and motorcycles” by 8.8%, this group has  increased the index number by 1.66 percentage points, The [...]

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National exports increase by 3.0% and Imports decrease by (0.8%) during the first 11 months of 2018

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.4967.2 million during the first 11 months of 2018 [i.e., an increase by 3.0% compared with the same period of 2017]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.4192.7 Million during the first 11 months of 2018 [i.e. an increase by 3.0% compared with the same period of 2017]. The value of re-exports reached JD 774.5 million during the first 11 months of [...]

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