As the new year hit, Jordan’s population surpassed 11m

Amman traffic BRT bus
(File photo: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMAN — Jordan’s population reached 11,310,647 million at the beginning of 2023, according to the population clock of the Department of Statistics. اضافة اعلان
This marks nearly a 300,000 people increase from end of 2021, AmmanNet reported.

In terms of population distribution, it said that about 8 percent of the population lives in the southern half of the Kingdom, while 92 percent is distributed in the northwest.

According to the Higher Population Council, 75 percent of the Kingdom's population lives in three governorates: the capital Amman, Irbid, and Zarqa, while the rest of the population is distributed among nine other governorates.

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