Jordan's GDP grew 2.5% in 2022

Department of Statistics
Department of Statistics. (File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — Jordan's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant market prices grew by 2.5 percent in 2022 compared to 2021, according to data issued by the Department of Statistics (DoS).اضافة اعلان

In a quarterly statistical report released on Thursday, the DoS showed that the Kingdom’s GDP at constant market prices in the fourth quarter of 2022 grew by 2 percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2021, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Economic contributionsPreliminary estimates showed that the rise could be attributed to growth in economic sectors, the report indicated.

According to the data, the agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing sector achieved the highest growth rate last year, at 4.8 percent, contributing 0.28 percentage points to the overall growth rate. It was followed by the construction sector at 3.2 percent, contributing 0.10 percentage points; the manufacturing industries sector at 2.7 percent, contributing 0.50 percentage points; and the wholesale and retail trade, hotels, and restaurants sector at 2.6 percent, contributing 0.21 percentage points.

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