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Indicators of economy in Jordan

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2020 was at about 10.912 US Dollar per capita. In contrast, the GDP in Jordan reached 4.283 US dollars per inhabitant, or 43.70 bn US Dollar in the whole country. Jordan is therefore currently ranked 88 of the major economies. If this is calculated per inhabitant taking into account the purchasing power parity, then Jordan is in the list of the world's richest countries in place 115.

Inflation in Jordan was in 2021 at around 1.35%. Within the EU, the average in the same year was 2.62%. In the United States, it was most recently 4.70%.

Compared with the USA, prices for daily consumer goods are around 55.0% lower.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 67 and is compared to other countries moderate.


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Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020

Overall, the gross domestic product in Jordan in 2020 decreased moderatly from 44.50 billion US Dollar to 43.70 billion US Dollar. Certainly, there have been shifts in some sectors of the economy, but a minus of 1.8% is still comparatively good this year. Numerous countries suffered more substantial losses. The tourism sector alone slumped by around 74 percent. The unemployment rate rose from 16.8 to 19.0 percent. The inflation rate has fallen from 0.8 percent previously to 0.3 percent by the end of 2020.

Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2021

Economic performance 2020

 Jordan
Total
Jordan
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP43.70 bn USD4,282.77 USD15,291.93 tn USD29,710.69 USD
Gross national product43.96 bn USD4,308.83 USD15,330.84 tn USD29,786.28 USD


Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1970 - 2020



Im- and Exports 2020

 Jordan
Total
Jordan
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports18.42 bn USD1,805.43 USD7,340.01 bn USD14,260.90 USD
Exports10.35 bn USD1,014.81 USD7,939.04 bn USD15,424.75 USD


Development of imports and exports in billion US dollars 1972 - 2020

Exports
Imports



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