FITA helps you find
service providers for:

flag Jordan Jordan: Introduction

Capital: Amman


Total Population: 6,459,000
Natural Increase: 2.2%
Density: 73 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 83.2%
Population of main cities including suburbs: Amman (2,524,000); Zarqa (792,000); Irbid (928,000); Al Rusayfah (200,000); Al Quwaysimah (130,000).
Ethnic Origins: 98% Arabs (half of them Palestinians), 1% Circassians, 1% Armenians.
Official Language: Arabic.
Other Languages Spoken: The Adhyge language, the Domari language, Armenian.
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Muslims 90%, Christians 6%.
Literacy Rate: 91.1%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Amman

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Jordanian Dinar (JOD)

Country Overview

Area: 89,320 km²
Type of State: Hashemite Kingdom. Constitutional monarchy where the King has absolute powers.
Type of Economy: Lower-middle-income economy, Emerging Financial Market.
An economy dependent on petroleum exports and international aid.
HDI*: 0.746/1
HDI (World Rank): 77/187

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To Make a Call From Jordan, Dial 00
To Make a Call to Jordan, Dial +962
Internet Suffix: .jo
Telephone Lines: 6.7 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 41.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 99.9% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20092010201120122013
Imports of Goods (million USD) 14,23615,56418,93020,75221,864
Exports of Goods (million USD) 6,3757,0288,0067,8857,911
Imports of Services (million USD) 3,6574,3124,3574,4654,441
Exports of Services (million USD) 4,1925,2214,7385,3795,159

Source: WTO - World Trade Organization - Last Available Data.

See the latest updates in the Country Profiles from Jordan.

Any Comments About This Content? Report It to Us.

© Export Entreprises SA, All Rights Reserved.
Last Updates: October 2014