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Jordan People 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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Page last updated on January 26, 2010

Population:
6,269,285 (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 31.3% (male 1,014,183/female 973,538)
15-64 years: 64.5% (male 2,183,638/female 1,904,420)
65 years and over: 4.2% (male 128,759/female 138,410) (2009 est.)

Median age:
total: 24.3 years
male: 25 years
female: 23.6 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:
2.189% (2009 est.)

Birth rate:
27.38 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Death rate:
2.61 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

Net migration rate:
-2.87 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Urbanization:
urban population: 78% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.15 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.93 male(s)/female
total population: 1.1 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 17.38 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 17.84 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 16.89 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 79.85 years
male: 78.6 years
female: 81.18 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:
3.46 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
less than 0.1% (2001 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
600 (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
fewer than 500 (2003 est.)

Nationality:
noun: Jordanian(s)
adjective: Jordanian

Ethnic groups:
Arab 98%, Circassian 1%, Armenian 1%

Religions:
Sunni Muslim 92%, Christian 6% (majority Greek Orthodox, but some Greek and Roman Catholics, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox, and Protestant denominations), other 2% (several small Shia Muslim and Druze populations) (2001 est.)

Languages:
Arabic (official), English widely understood among upper and middle classes

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 89.9%
male: 95.1%
female: 84.7% (2003 est.)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 13 years
male: 13 years
female: 13 years (2006)

Education expenditures:
4.9% of GDP (1999)


NOTE: The information regarding Jordan on this page is re-published from the 2010 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Jordan People 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Jordan People 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.



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