Key national statistics such as demographic and economic indicators (GDP, unemployment, population, etc). To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • GDP for the whole country updated at least quarterly
  • Unemployment statistics updated at least monthly
  • Population updated at least once a year

Data Location


Jordan Department for Statistics, has the following data in its homepage (

  • Unemployment (until last quarter, Q2 2015)
  • GDP (Q1 2015)

Populations Census (, has the following:

  • Population (until 2012)

However, there is ongoing census for 2015 population here,

The data in Jordan's Open Data Portal ( is not up to date. Thus, we will base our submission here on the Department of Statistics.

Reviewer comments

Data not fully current, no open license.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • N Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Zach Christensen
Submitters   Tarek Amr
Last modified   Sun Sep 13 2015 11:22:55 GMT+0000 (UTC)