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Summary statistics
Region Western Asia  
Surface area (sq km) 89328  
Population (est., 000) 7505  
Pop. density (per sq km) 84.0  
Capital city Amman  
Capital city pop. (000) 1148 Excluding Syrian refugees.  
Currency Jordanian Dinar (JOD)  
UN membership date 14 December 1955  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 33594  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 26425  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 12589  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 2.8  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 2.3  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 8.2  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 4618.5  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 4094.1  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 2402.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 4560.5  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 4080.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 2466.9  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 21.1  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 23.5  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 30.6  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 0.71 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 0.71 Official rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 0.71 Official rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 -3359  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -1882  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -2271  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 172  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 149  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 113  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2013 102 ISIC Rev.3 (CDE).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2010 100 ISIC Rev.3 (CDE).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2005 95 ISIC Rev.3 (CDE).  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 137  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 129  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 137  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 129  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 97  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 12.6  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 12.5  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 14.9  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 17.5 2012.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 18.7  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 20.7 ISIC Rev.3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 2.0 2012.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 2.0  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 3.4 ISIC Rev.3.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 15.6  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 15.6  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 12.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 66.6  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 67.9  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 67.5  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 3945 Including nationals residing abroad.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 4207 Including nationals residing abroad.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 2987 Including nationals residing abroad.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 8 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 9  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 10  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 141.8  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 102.6  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 59.9  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 44.2 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 27.2 Population aged 5 and over.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 12.9  
Exports (million US$) 2013 7919.6  
Imports (million US$) 2013 21549.0  
Balance (million US$) 2013 -13629.4  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 Iraq (17.5), United States (15.2), Saudi Arabia (12.2)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 Saudi Arabia (18.7), China (10.4), United States (6.3)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.8  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.1  
Urban population (%) 2014 83.5  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 33.7  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 5.6/5.2  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 104.1  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 75.5/72.2  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 17.1  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 3.3  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 61.2  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 2925.8/40.2 Refers to foreign citizens. Including refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 747045 Refugee figure for Iraqis in Jordan is a Government estimate. UNHCR has registered and is assisting 28,800 Iraqis at mid-2014.  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 5.0 1999.  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 93.4/93.1  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 52.8  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 2.0  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 12.0  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 103  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 1.1  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 2.1  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 96.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 98.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 22259/3.3  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 47.0  
Trade Profile
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