Jordan ranks high on the social progress index

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AMMAN — Jordan ranked fourth in the Arab world and 83 globally among 168 countries on the 2021 Social Progress Index, scoring 68.77 points in the general classification, according to a report issued by the American non-profit Social Progress Imperative, and carried by Khaberni.اضافة اعلان

The index, in its seventh edition, is based on measuring basic human needs such as basic medical care, nutrition, water, sanitation, and personal security, in addition to well-being, based on 12 pillars and 53 sub-indicators.

Jordan ranked 52nd in basic human needs, 89th in basic welfare, and 107th in opportunities. It also ranked 96th among 163 countries in GDP per capita, which amounted to $9,817.

In the health and care index, Jordan ranked 41st, 60th in access to basic health services, and 54th in equal access to quality health care.

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