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2.3% the average increase in the prices of wholesale trade for the second quarter of 2018

Data issued by the Department of Statistics on the wholesale trade prices indicate an increase in the wholesale trade prices Index for the second quarter of 2018 by 2.3% to reach 98.0 in 2018 compared with 95.7 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 8.5% , this group has increased the index number by 1.59 percentage points, [...]

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4.6% the Average Decrease in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during May 2018

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for May 2018 by 4.6% compared with May 2017. (The Price Index reached 124.8 in May 2018 compared with 130.8 in May 2017).The most significant crops that contributed to this decrease were tomatoes (37.3%), watermelon (21.5%), potato (19.4%), peach (18.3%), apricot (12.0%), cantaloupe (45.0%), green cherry (33.8%), chive (36.4%), nectarine (30.7%) and carrot (31.8%).( the total of their relative importance constituted [...]

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Launching the results of the Key Indicators Report of the Population and Family Health Survey 2017-2018

The Department of Statistics (DoS) has released the results of the Key Indicators Report of the Population and Family Health Survey (PFHS) in Jordan for the year 2017-2018 noting that it is the seventh survey in the series of the demographic and health surveys carried out in Jordan. It aims to provide comprehensive data on reproduction, death, family planning, maternal and child health and nutrition at the national, urban and rural levels, regions and governorates, as well as representing [...]

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5.1% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for June 2018

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 125.1 in June 2018 against 119.0 during June 2017 recorded an increase by 5.1%.The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” 1.59 percentage points, “Cereals and its Products” 1.09 percentage points, “Tobacco and cigarettes” 0.62% percentage points, “Fuel and |lightening” 0.41% percentage points and “ Rents” 0.40% percentage points. Meanwhile, the main commodities groups which [...]

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1.9% GDP growth rate at constant prices in the first quarter of 2018

The Department of Statistics issued the preliminary results of the quarterly estimates of the GDP at fixed prices for the first quarter of 2018. The results show that growth reached 1.9% during the first quarter of 2018 compared with the same quarter of 2017. At the level of production sectors, most sectors have shown positive growth during the first quarter of 2018 compared [...]

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National exports increase by 4.0% and Imports decrease by (2.5%) during the first third of 2018

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD.1663.2 million during the first third 2018 [i.e., an increase by 2.3% compared with the same period of 2017]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD.1373.7 Million during the first third of 2018 [i.e. an increase by 4.0% compared with the same period of 2017]. The value of re-exports reached JD [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities decrease by 6.8% during April 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the General Industrial Production Quantities for Apr 2018 to reach 87.0 against 93.3 for the same month of 2017 recorded a decrease by 6.8% .This mainly was a result of a decrease in the production quantities of the manufacturing Industries index by 6.41 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0% and the quantities of quarrying [...]

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5.6 % the average increase of Industrial Producer’s prices during April 2018

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the General Industrial price index for April 2018 to reach 118.50 against 112.19 for the same month of 2017 recorded a growth by 5.6% compared with the same month of 2017. This mainly was a result of an increase in the manufacturing Industries prices by 4.66 percentage points with a relative importance of 86.0%, the quarrying industries prices by 1.13 percentage points with a relative [...]

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5.1% the Average Increase of the Inflation Rate for May 2018

The monthly report on inflation in Jordan issued by the Department of Statistics indicates that the Consumer Price Average (Inflation) reached 124.9 in May 2018 against 118.9 during May 2017 recorded an increase by 5.1%.The main commodities groups, which contributed to this increase, were “Transport” 1.50 percentage points, “Cereals and its Products” 1.09 percentage points, “Tobacco and cigarettes” 0.62% percentage points, “Meats and Poultry” 0.43 percentage points and “rents” [...]

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14.5% the Average Decrease in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during April 2018

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for April 2018 by (14.5%) compared with April 2017. (The Price Index reached 102.6 in April 2018 compared with 120.0 in April 2017).The most significant crops that contributed to this decrease were tomatoes (79.2%), potato (27.5%), watermelon (28.7%), cherries (45.5%), humous (40.5%), humous grain (40.8%), green almond (51.0%), green sweet pepper (50.7%), cantaloupe (34.8%) and apricot (55.2%).( the total of their relative [...]

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