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Dr. Al- Zoubi: Launch of the Key Indicators Report for the Jordan Population and Family Health Survey (JPFHS)

The Director General of the Department of Statistics Dr. Qasem Said Al-Zoubi With the attendance of Secretary General of the Higher Population Council and other representatives of national institutions and International organizations concerned with family health briefed the importance of the main indicators that are available from the Population and Family Health Survey 2017/2018 in order to enlarge the benefits being used by stakeholders. Dr. Al-Zoubi  highlighted during the inauguration  the factors that contributed to the success of this survey [...]

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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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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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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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