Jordan Unemployment Rate

2000 - 2022 | Quarterly | % | Department of Statistics

Key information about Jordan Unemployment Rate

  • Jordan Unemployment Rate dropped to 22.80% in Feb 2022, from the previously reported figure of 23.30% in Nov 2021.
  • Jordan Unemployment Rate is updated quarterly, available from Feb 2000 to Feb 2022, with an average rate of 14.00%.
  • The data reached an all-time high of 25.00% in Feb 2021 and a record low of 10.80% in May 2007.
  • The data is reported by reported by Department of Statistics.
  • In the latest reports, Jordan Population reached 11.06 million people in Dec 2021.


View Jordan's Unemployment Rate from Feb 2000 to Feb 2022 in the chart:

Jordan Unemployment Rate

What was Jordan's Unemployment Rate in Feb 2022?

Jordan Unemployment Rate dropped to 22.80% in Feb 2022, from the previously reported figure of 23.30% in Nov 2021. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
22.80 Feb 2022 23.30 Nov 2021 10.80 May 2007 25.00 Feb 2021 % quarterly Feb 2000 - Feb 2022

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Bahrain (%) 4.30 2016 yearly 1991 - 2016
Bangladesh (%) 5.30 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020
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Bolivia (%) 3.40 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
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Czech Republic (%) 2.42 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1993 - Apr 2022
Denmark (%) 5.10 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 4.78 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
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Estonia (%) 5.50 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1997 - Mar 2022
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Finland (%) 6.20 May 2022 monthly Jan 1988 - May 2022
France (%) 7.30 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1975 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 20.62 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Germany (%) 3.00 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Apr 2022
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Iceland (%) 3.70 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
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Iran (%) 8.90 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2001 - Dec 2021
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Israel (%) 3.50 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Apr 2022
Italy (%) 8.36 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1983 - Apr 2022
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Japan (%) 2.50 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1953 - Apr 2022
Jordan (%) 22.80 Feb 2022 quarterly Feb 2000 - Feb 2022
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South Korea (%) 2.80 May 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - May 2022
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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.0 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 418.759 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 6,598.449 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 15.3 2018 yearly 1999 - 2018
National Government Debt (USD mn) 40,485.5 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 89.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (JOD bn) 12.068 2027 yearly 1985 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (JOD bn) 32.654 2027 yearly 1988 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (JOD bn) 11.394 2027 yearly 1985 - 2027
Central Govt: Budgetary: Expenditure (JOD mn) 13.800 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Revenue: Domestic: Tax: Income and Profit (IP) (JOD mn) 72.500 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Revenue: Domestic: Tax (JOD mn) 410.700 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Revenue: Domestic: Tax: Goods and Services (GS) (JOD mn) 317.500 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2007 - Feb 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Overall Deficit/Surplus: incl Grants (JOD mn) -123.100 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Expenditure: Current (JOD mn) 676.100 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Expenditure: Capital (JOD mn) 221.000 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2022
Central Govt: Budgetary: Revenue (JOD mn) 920.300 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Central Government Debt: Outstanding (JOD mn) 32,063.100 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Jun 2020
Central Government Debt: Outstanding: External (JOD mn) 15,507.200 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Central Govt: Gross Domestic Debt (JOD mn) 13,667.200 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Feb 2022
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.451 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) -1,177.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Apr 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,017.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Apr 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) 79.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - Apr 2022
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 8,004.136 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 600,848.324 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 18,564.165 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 2,194.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Apr 2022
Total Imports Growth (%) 47.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1973 - Apr 2022
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 521,943.906 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 164,308.896 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 208.953 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 111.421 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 51.830 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 1998 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 315.877 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 1964 - Mar 2022
Exports (JOD th) 721,158.200 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Apr 2022
Re-Exports (JOD th) 52,606.200 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Apr 2022
Exports: Domestic: SITC: Beverages and Tobacco (JOD th) 3,792.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Exports: Domestic: SITC: Manufactured Goods (MG) (JOD th) 51,919.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Exports: Domestic: SITC: Food and Live Animals (JOD th) 63,330.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Exports: Domestic: SITC: Crude Materials, Inedible excl Fuels (JOD th) 112,490.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Exports: Domestic: SITC: Chemicals (JOD th) 199,517.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Exports: Domestic: Lebanon (JOD th) 3,432.400 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2022
Exports: Domestic: Syria (JOD th) 7,254.900 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Exports: Domestic: Palestine (JOD th) 19,975.500 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Exports: Domestic: Libya (JOD th) 4,213.000 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Exports: Domestic: Bahrain (JOD th) 3,979.200 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Imports: SITC: Manufactured Goods (JOD th) 217,357.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Imports: SITC: Food & Live Animals (JOD th) 238,289.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Imports: SITC: Crude Materials, Inedible excl Fuels (JOD th) 27,549.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Imports: SITC: Beverages and Tobacco (JOD th) 10,860.000 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2022
Imports: SITC: Chemicals (JOD th) 158,905.000 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2022
Imports (JOD th) 1,555,916.800 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Apr 2022
Imports: Saudi Arabia (JOD th) 302,710.100 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Imports: United States of America (JOD th) 78,997.500 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Imports: Egypt (JOD th) 54,214.900 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Feb 2022
Imports: Germany (JOD th) 46,259.100 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Imports: China (JOD th) 223,956.500 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Imports Volume Index: Mineral Fuels and Lubricants (1994=100) 193.900 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Exports Volume Index: Domestic: Chemicals (1994=100) 354.900 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Exports Volume Index: Domestic (1994=100) 357.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2022
Exports Volume Index: Domestic: Manufactured Goods (1994=100) 450.700 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Imports Volume Index: Machinery and Transport Equipment (1994=100) 209.900 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Imports Volume Index: Manufactured Goods (1994=100) 296.700 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Exports Volume Index: Domestic: Food and Live Animals (1994=100) 292.900 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Exports Volume Index: Domestic: Machinery and Transport Equipment (1994=100) 214.600 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Imports Volume Index: Food and Live Animals (1994=100) 273.400 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Jan 2022
Imports Volume Index: Beverages and Tobacco (1994=100) 396.200 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Exports Volume Index: Domestic: Beverages and Tobacco (1994=100) 963.000 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Imports Volume Index (1994=100) 210.900 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Feb 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 3.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -906.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -7.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 164.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1992 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -43.724 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1977 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -46.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 2.398 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 39,188.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 86.5 2021 yearly 1970 - 2021
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 17,194.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 38.0 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.943 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -49,381.311 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
International Investment Position (IIP) (JOD mn) -35,011.349 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
IIP: Liabilities (JOD mn) 56,870.481 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
IIP: Assets (JOD mn) 21,859.132 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Gross External Debt Position (JOD mn) 27,784.900 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2021
Central Government: External Public Debt: Outstanding: Foreign Currency: US Doll... (USD mn) 15,203.700 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Feb 2022
Number of Registered Companies (Unit) 363.000 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 5.4 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 83.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 2,110.014 2020 yearly 2001 - 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 18,612.835 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Mar 2022
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 55,816.361 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Feb 2022
M2 Growth (%) 7.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1991 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 14,269.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1958 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 32.055 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Apr 2022
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 3,994.400 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1965 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits (USD mn) 56,612.412 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 7.9 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 62,968.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 7.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Household Debt (USD mn) 38,654.7 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Mar 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 43,339.492 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.80 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Mar 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 83.15 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Money Supply: M2: M1 (JOD mn) 13,196.500 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022
Official Reserve Assets: USD (USD mn) 19,042.200 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1958 - Mar 2022
Deposits: Licensed Banks (JOD mn) 40,138.200 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Mar 2022

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