Fact one: Population and Area Distribution by Governorate in Jordan:
Note: the below section is used as an introduction for the coming demographical results
section, so that the reader understands the numbers reflections when comparing cities and
demographical implications data.
Population and Area Distribution by Governorate in Jordan
Source: Department of Statistics, 2018. Jordan. Estimated population of 2018 and some of selected data report.
Fact two: Percentages related to Amman
Amman is the third largest governorate in Jordan, with the largest share of the population
representing 42.0% of the total population in the country, and with a population density of
571 individuals per km2. The largest governorates in Jordan are Ma’an, with a population
percentage of 1.70% and a population density of 5.2 individuals per km2, and Mafraq, with
a population percentage of 5.80% and a population density of 22.4 individuals per km2.
Exhibit below provides a comparison of these governorates’ population densities.
Exhibit : Comparison of the governorates with the highest and lowest
Irbid governorate, which is the eighth largest governorate in Jordan, has the highest
population density of 1216.2 individuals per km2, followed by Jerash, which has a
population density of 624.7 individuals per km2..
Category one: Descriptive analytical statistics
Section one: Demographic statistics