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Jordan - Economic overview

Contents extracted from the comprehensive atlas of international trade by Export Entreprises

General economic indicators

20102011201220132014
GDP (billions USD)2629313437
GDP (annual % change, constant prices)23334
GDP per capita4.334.624.885.215.48
General government balance-7-7-6-5-4
Inflation rate54563
Current account (billions USD)-1-3-6-3-3
Current account (annual % change)-5-12-18-1-9
Unemployment rate1313121212

Agriculture

20092010201120122013
Value added (annual % change)1374-9-
Value added (in % of GDP)3333-
Value added (in % of total employment)3222-

Industry

20092010201120122013
Value added (annual % change)131-
Value added (in % of GDP)3231313-
Value added (in % of total employment)2191818-

Services

20092010201120122013
Value added (annual % change)2434-
Value added (in % of GDP)65666667-
Value added (in % of total employment)7879881-

Exchange Rate

20092010201120122013
Exchange Rate11111

Foreign trade in figures

20092010201120122013
Imports of goods14.2415.5618.9320.7521.86
Exports of goods6.387.038.017.887.91
Imports of services3.664.314.364.464.44
Exports of services4.195.224.745.385.16
Imports of goods and services (annual % change)-6-3-36-
Growth rate of exports of goods and services (in %)-424-5-3-
Trade Balance-6.27-6.79-8.82-10.54-
Current account-1.25-
Share of foreign trade in GDP115117119118-
Share of imports of goods and services in GDP69697474-
Share of exports of goods and services in GDP46484644-

Exchanged goods

FDI in figures

20082009201020112012
FDI inward flow2.8262.4131.6511.4741.403
FDI stock20.40620.76121.89923.37224.775
Performance Index*, ranking on 141 economies10/18113/18115/18130/181
Potential Index**, ranking on 141 economies73/141--94/177
Number of Greenfield investments***14141614
FDI (in % of GFCF****)464262118
FDI (in % of GDP)9387838179
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