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1% the Average increase in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during August 2017

The Data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates an increase in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for Aug 2017 by 1.0% compared with Aug 2016. (The Price Index reached 101.0 in Aug 2017 compared with 100.0 in Aug 2016).The most significant crops that contributed to this increase were grapes 26.2%, sweet green pepper 103.8%, cabbage 158.3%, cucumber 10.7%, watermelon 53.2%, apple 18.2%, prickly pear 84.5%, figs 43.9%, colored sweet pepper  60.8% and hot pepper 59.2%.( the total of [...]

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2.0% GDP growth rate at constant prices in the second quarter of 2017 Compared with the same period of 2016

The Department of Statistics issued the results of the quarterly estimates of the GDP at fixed prices for the second quarter of 2017. The results show that growth reached 2.0% during the second quarter of 2017 compared with the same quarter of 2016. At the level of production sectors, most sectors have shown positive growth during the second quarter of 2017 compared with the second quarter of 2016. According to the report, the Quarrying Industries Sector has achieved the highest [...]

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The (DoS) asks citizens to cooperate for implementing the PFHS Survey – 2017 successfully

The Department of Statistics (DoS) calls upon citizens to cooperate for implementing the Population and Family Health Survey – 2017 successfully besides a number of regular annual studies in addition to the Household Expenditure and Income Survey (HEIS) and the Agricultural Census. During the interview, blood samples tests and height measurement will be made in addition to personal questions will be asked to the surveyed households in order to provide data on family health and nutrition. The survey also covers [...]

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2.2% GDP growth rate at constant prices in the first quarter of 2017 Compared with the same period of 2016

The Department of Statistics issued the results of the quarterly estimates of the GDP at constant prices for the first quarter of 2017.The results show that growth reached 2.2% during the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same quarter of 2016. At the level of production sectors, most sectors have shown positive growth during the first quarter of 2017 compared with the first quarter of 2016. According to the report, Mining And Quarrying industries sector has achieved the highest [...]

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13% the Average Decrease in Agricultural Producers’ Prices during July 2017 Compared with July 2016

The data issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the Average Agricultural Producers’ Price Index for July 2017 by 13.2% compared with July 2016. (The Price Index reached 86.8 in July 2017 compared with 100.0 in July 2016).The most significant crops that contributed to this decrease were tomato 72.0%, watermelon 49.1%, potato 28.9%, peach 18.5%, squash 37.3%, cantaloupe 45.9%, onion 19.3%, eggplants 23.0%, lemon 27.8% and lettuce 53.9%.( the total of their relative importance constituted 68.0% [...]

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National exports decrease by 1.6% and Imports increase by 3.2% during 1st half of 2017

The statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics indicate that the value of total exports reached JD. 2493.6 million During the 1st half of 2017 [i.e., a decrease by 0.6% compared with the same period of 2016]. Meanwhile, the national exports value reached JD. 2071.9 Million during the 1st half of 2017[i.e. a decrease by 1.6% compared with the same period of 2016]. The value of re-exports reached JD.421.7 million during the 1st half of 2017 which indicates [...]

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0.1% the average decrease of Industrial producers’ prices during June 2017 compared with the same period 2016

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the General Industrial Price Index during June 2017 as compared with the same period of 2016 by 0.1%. This mainly was a result of a decrease in the quarrying industries prices by 19.1% with a relative importance of 8.2%, the electricity prices by 2.2% with a relative importance of 5.8%.While there was an increase in the manufacturing industries prices by 2.1% with a relative importance of [...]

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Industrial Production Quantities decrease by 4.4% during June 2017

The monthly report issued by the Department of Statistics indicates a decrease in the General Industrial Index Number of the Industrial Production Quantities by 4.4% during June 2017 as compared with the same period of 2016.This decrease resulted from a retreat in the quantities of the Manufacturing Industries by 6.7% with a relative importance of 86.0% and quantities of electricity production by 3.3% with a relative importance of 5.8%, whereas , there was an increase in the quantities of quarrying production by [...]

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The total unemployment rate for the year 2016 is 1.6% higher than in 2000

The figures and statistical data issued by the Department of Statistics on the basis of the Labor Force Survey indicate that the total unemployment rate for the year 2016 increased by 1.6% compared to the same period of 2000, which was 13.7%, reaching 15.3% in 2016. As for the unemployment rate for males, it increased by 1%, in 2016 it was approximately 13.3%, compared to 12.3% in 2000. For females, the unemployment rate increased by 3.1% in 2016 compared to [...]

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The Department of Statistics (DoS) conducts the Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES)

The (DoS) field teams will begin in Tuesday (1st August 2017) to implement the 11th (HIES 2017/2018) that lasts for one year. H.E. Dr. Qassem Saeed Al-Zoubi (Director General of the DoS) said that this Survey aims to provide recent detailed data that reflect the reality of the household and individual in terms of expenditure and income, the relation between income and expenditure with various variables and the relation between different economic and social factors with the income such as; [...]

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