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Jordan
INTRODUCTION
1. Geography
2. Political situation
3. Economy
a. Figures
4. Health
5. Education
a. Universities
6. Demographics
7. Religions
a. Freedom
8. Peoples
9. Languages
10. Human rights
11. History
12. Cities and Towns



























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Index / Economy /
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Figures


GDP Gross Domestic Product
Per capita $5,200
Net $31.7 billion
Annual growth 5.6% (2008)
Slower than previous years, was 8% in 2006.
By sector Agriculture 4%
Industry 30%
Services 66%
Annual inflation rate 14.9% (2008)
Foreign debts
Compared to GDP 21%
Net $6.8 billion
Trade
Balance -48%
Exports $7.8 billion
Main products clothing, fertilizers, potash, phosphates, vegetables, pharmaceuticals
Main partners India 16.2%, Iraq 16.1%, US 13.2%, Saudi Arabia 6.9%, UAE 4.6%
Imports $15 billion
Main products crude oil, machinery, transport equipment, iron, cereals
Main partners Saudi Arabia 21.2%, China 10.4%, Germany 6%, US 4.6%, Egypt 4.5%, Ukraine 4.3%
Work life
Official unemployment 12.6% (2008)
Work force Agriculture 3%
Industry 20%
Services 77%
Population below poverty line 14%





By Tore Kjeilen