People [1]

People

Population 9,956,011 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.792 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 61.53 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 90.979 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 13.9 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 74.405 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 19.384 billion kWh (2018) #80
Consumption 17.384 billion kWh (2018) #76
Exports 0.094 billion kWh (2018) #85
Imports 0.188 billion kWh (2018) #90
Renewable Electricity Generation 2.188 billion kWh (2018) #101

Oil

Ranking
Production 0.403 thousand bbl/day (2019) #114
Consumption 104.939 thousand bbl/day (2018) #77
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 62.22 thousand bbl/day (2013) #53
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0.001 billion bbl (2020) #96

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 5.333 billion cu ft (2015) #80
Consumption (Dry) 187.871 billion cu ft (2018) #58
Exports (Dry) 13.278 billion cu ft (2018) #45
Imports (Dry) 190.068 billion cu ft (2018) #32
Proved Reserves 0.213 trillion cu ft (2020) #83

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 18 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 8,731,760 (2018 est.)
Highways 7,203 km (2011)
Internet Users 5,099,674 (2016 est.)
Railways 509 km (2014)
Telephones 369,145 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationMiddle East, northwest of Saudi Arabia, between Israel (to the west) and Iraq
Total Area89,342 sq. km
Land Area88,802 sq. km
Water Area540 sq. km
Coastline26 km
Climatemostly arid desert; rainy season in west (November to April)
Terrainmostly arid desert plateau; a great north-south geological rift along the west of the country is the dominant topographical feature and includes the Jordan River Valley, the Dead Sea, and the Jordanian Highlands
Lowest PointDead Sea -431 m
Highest Point Jabal Umm ad Dami 1,854 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020