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Economic Profile

Gross Domestic Product

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
 GDP at Market Prices (US$ bn) 15.04 17.09 21.96 23.82 26.43
 GDP at Constant Prices (US$ bn) 10.15 10.92 11.74 12.04 12.45
 Real GDP Growth Rate (%) 8.1 8.2 7.2 5.5 2.3
 GDP Per Capita at Current Prices (US$) 2685 2986 3755 3983 4323

 Inflation

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
 Inflation (% in CPI) 3.50 6.25 4.70 13.90 -0.70 5.0 0.1

Public Finance

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
 Outstanding External Public Debt (% of GDP) 50.0 43.3 23.3 22.9 24.6 21.9
 Domestic Revenues (US $ bn) 4.46 5.11 6.16 5.90 6.00 6.72
 Foreign Grants (US$ bn) 0.43 0.48 1.01 0.47 0.57 0.62
 Current Expenditures (US$ bn) 4.32 5.21 6.30 6.46 6.68 7.53
 Capital Expenditure (US$ bn) 1.12 1.19 1.35 2.03 1.36 1.44

Money Supply, Deposits, and Reserves

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
 Money Supply (US$ bn) 19.87 21.98 25.78 28.19 31.42
 Total Deposits (US$ bn) 20.55 22.52 25.50 28.59 31.70
 Gross Official Reserves (US$ bn) 6.10 6.87 7.74 10.88 12.24

Foreign Direct Investment (FDIs)

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
 Foreign Direct Investments (US$ bn) 3.54 2.62 2.82 2.43 1.70

Unemployment Rates

 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
 Unemployment Rate (%) 14.80 14.00 13.10 12.70 12.90 12.5 13.1*
* for the first quarter of 2011

Trade

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
 Total Exports (US$ bn) 5.20 5.72 7.93 6.38 7.03
 Percentage Change (%) 21.0 10.1 38.6 -19.6 10.2
 Total Imports (US$ bn) 11.53 13.69 16.99 14.24 15.40
 Percentage Change (%) 9.5 18.7 24.1 -16.2 8.2
 Trade Balance (US$ bn) -6.33 -7.97 -9.05 -7.86 -8.37

Trade with US

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
 Exports to US (US$ mn) 1278.6 1232.4 1036.8 862.0 923.7
 Percentage Change (%) 15.9 -3.6 -15.9 -16.9 7.2
 Imports from US (US$ mn) 553.9 632.4 776.2 996.2 867.2
 Percentage Change (%) -5.7 14.2 22.7 28.3 -13.0
 Trade Balance (US$ mn) 724.6 600.0 260.6 -134.2 56.5
Additional Resources

Jordan Ministry of Industry and Trade

Jordan Investment Board

Jordan Department of Statistics

Jordan Central Bank

Jordan Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation

Jordan Ministry of Labor

 

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