Jordan Population 2022


Jordan map
  • The current population of Jordan is estimated at 10,940,286 people as of October, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Jordan represent 0.14% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Jordan is 114 inhabitants per km2.
  • Jordan is located in Asia.
  • Jordan ranks number 88 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Jordan is 31.9517° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 35.9450° E.
  • The median age in Jordan is 23.8 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Jordan is 268 JOD per month, around USD $378.00 per month, in 2022.
  • The countries that Jordan shares its land boundary with are Syria to the north, Iraq to the east, Saudi Arabia to the south and southeast, and Israel and the West Bank to the west.

Jordan

Official name Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Location Asia
Capital Amman
Population 10,911,635 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 114/km2
Population growth rate 0.91% (in 2022)
Area 89,342 km2 (34,495.12 sq mi)
Official language Arabic
Currency Jordanian dinar (JOD)
Life expectancy 74.85 years
Internet TLD .jo
Call code +962

Jordan Population Graph

Jordan Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 10,205,589 5,167,090 5,038,499 50.63% 49.37% 9,329,949 91.42%
2019 10,104,121 5,114,706 4,989,415 50.62% 49.38% 9,214,958 91.2%
2018 9,967,714 5,044,660 4,923,054 50.61% 49.39% 9,068,626 90.98%
2017 9,788,189 4,953,802 4,834,387 50.61% 49.39% 8,882,782 90.75%
2016 9,556,579 4,837,540 4,719,039 50.62% 49.38% 8,649,660 90.51%
2015 9,268,797 4,694,646 4,574,151 50.65% 49.35% 8,366,016 90.26%
2014 8,920,963 4,522,036 4,398,927 50.69% 49.31% 8,028,867 90%
2013 8,521,037 4,323,574 4,197,463 50.74% 49.26% 7,594,800 89.13%
2012 8,091,905 4,112,306 3,979,599 50.82% 49.18% 7,136,251 88.19%
2011 7,664,697 3,901,331 3,763,366 50.9% 49.1% 6,681,316 87.17%
2010 7,263,284 3,704,275 3,559,009 51% 49% 6,252,961 86.09%
2009 6,894,912 3,523,990 3,370,922 51.11% 48.89% 5,855,849 84.93%
2008 6,558,047 3,360,343 3,197,704 51.24% 48.76% 5,488,430 83.69%
2007 6,256,791 3,214,114 3,042,677 51.37% 48.63% 5,153,719 82.37%
2006 5,994,543 3,086,590 2,907,953 51.49% 48.51% 4,853,781 80.97%
2005 5,768,522 2,975,980 2,792,542 51.59% 48.41% 4,585,398 79.49%
2004 5,583,031 2,884,752 2,698,279 51.67% 48.33% 4,372,630 78.32%
2003 5,436,753 2,811,889 2,624,864 51.72% 48.28% 4,257,521 78.31%
2002 5,320,173 2,753,190 2,566,983 51.75% 48.25% 4,165,695 78.3%
2001 5,219,937 2,702,883 2,517,054 51.78% 48.22% 4,086,167 78.28%
2000 5,125,056 2,656,317 2,468,739 51.83% 48.17% 4,011,381 78.27%
1999 5,034,270 2,613,290 2,420,980 51.91% 48.09% 3,939,820 78.26%
1998 4,946,447 2,572,647 2,373,800 52.01% 47.99% 3,870,595 78.25%
1997 4,850,960 2,528,320 2,322,640 52.12% 47.88% 3,794,906 78.23%
1996 4,735,214 2,472,729 2,262,485 52.22% 47.78% 3,703,884 78.22%
1995 4,591,136 2,401,164 2,189,972 52.3% 47.7% 3,590,727 78.21%
1994 4,412,562 2,309,535 2,103,027 52.34% 47.66% 3,430,326 77.74%
1993 4,203,660 2,201,036 2,002,624 52.36% 47.64% 3,223,366 76.68%
1992 3,979,656 2,083,748 1,895,908 52.36% 47.64% 3,008,222 75.59%
1991 3,762,373 1,970,355 1,792,018 52.37% 47.63% 2,801,463 74.46%
1990 3,567,671 1,869,103 1,698,568 52.39% 47.61% 2,614,746 73.29%
1989 3,401,033 1,783,162 1,617,871 52.43% 47.57% 2,452,145 72.1%
1988 3,258,180 1,710,219 1,547,961 52.49% 47.51% 2,309,072 70.87%
1987 3,133,366 1,646,897 1,486,469 52.56% 47.44% 2,181,136 69.61%
1986 3,016,802 1,587,441 1,429,361 52.62% 47.38% 2,061,079 68.32%
1985 2,902,665 1,527,963 1,374,702 52.64% 47.36% 1,944,786 67%
1984 2,786,963 1,466,500 1,320,463 52.62% 47.38% 1,829,641 65.65%
1983 2,673,817 1,405,626 1,268,191 52.57% 47.43% 1,718,730 64.28%
1982 2,565,832 1,346,549 1,219,283 52.48% 47.52% 1,613,395 62.88%
1981 2,467,088 1,292,014 1,175,074 52.37% 47.63% 1,516,272 61.46%
1980 2,380,137 1,243,622 1,136,515 52.25% 47.75% 1,428,796 60.03%
1979 2,305,189 1,201,465 1,103,724 52.12% 47.88% 1,359,600 58.98%
1978 2,239,950 1,164,774 1,075,176 52% 48% 1,313,731 58.65%
1977 2,181,322 1,131,452 1,049,870 51.87% 48.13% 1,272,147 58.32%
1976 2,125,091 1,100,160 1,024,931 51.77% 48.23% 1,232,128 57.98%
1975 2,067,775 1,069,040 998,735 51.7% 48.3% 1,192,072 57.65%
1974 2,009,542 1,038,531 971,011 51.68% 48.32% 1,151,869 57.32%
1973 1,950,197 1,008,252 941,945 51.7% 48.3% 1,111,222 56.98%
1972 1,885,619 975,619 910,000 51.74% 48.26% 1,068,203 56.65%
1971 1,810,821 938,005 872,816 51.8% 48.2% 1,019,673 56.31%
1970 1,722,864 893,477 829,387 51.86% 48.14% 964,287 55.97%
1969 1,618,883 840,524 778,359 51.92% 48.08% 900,585 55.63%
1968 1,501,518 780,339 721,179 51.97% 48.03% 830,339 55.3%
1967 1,380,236 717,999 662,237 52.02% 47.98% 758,578 54.96%
1966 1,268,203 660,353 607,850 52.07% 47.93% 692,566 54.61%
1965 1,174,659 612,232 562,427 52.12% 47.88% 637,370 54.26%
1964 1,103,396 575,642 527,754 52.17% 47.83% 594,841 53.91%
1963 1,051,157 548,914 502,243 52.22% 47.78% 563,105 53.57%
1962 1,011,557 528,539 483,018 52.25% 47.75% 538,351 53.22%
1961 974,957 509,610 465,347 52.27% 47.73% 510,975 52.41%
1960 934,035 488,220 445,815 52.27% 47.73% 475,237 50.88%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Jordan ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Jordan. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Jordan

# City Population 2022
1 Amman 1,296,271
2 Zarqa 801,147
3 Irbid 310,217
4 Russeifa 270,597
5 Wadi as Sir 183,169
6 Ajlun 127,491
7 Aqaba 95,922
8 Rukban 86,301
9 Madaba 83,381
10 As Salt 81,304
11 Ar Ramtha 75,628
12 Mafraq 57,615
13 Ma'an 50,783
14 Al Jubayhah 47,513
15 Sahab 40,716
16 Hayy al Quwaysimah 32,856
17 Jarash 27,468
18 At Tafilah 25,711
19 Izra 23,104
20 Qir Moav 22,875
21 Karak City 22,010
22 Judita 20,320
23 Aydun 18,674
24 Umm as Summaq 18,512
25 Kurayyimah 18,099
26 Anjarah 17,828
27 Safi 15,372
28 Al Azraq ash Shamali 14,969
29 At Turrah 14,762
30 Wadi Musa 14,146
31 Suf 13,052
32 At Tayyibah 12,761
33 Sakib 11,783
34 Ash Shajarah 11,394
35 Sakhrah 10,748
36 Jawa 10,718
37 Rehab 10,128
38 Ayn Janna 9,694
39 Al Mazar al Janubi 9,480
40 Al Karamah 9,472
41 Samma 9,025
42 Kafr Asad 8,338
43 Bayt Yafa 7,864
44 Ayy 7,457
45 Al Quwayrah 7,435
46 Kafr Sawm 7,226
47 Busayra 7,213
48 Hakama 7,145
49 Sal 7,001
50 Malka 6,920
51 Kafr Abil 6,400
52 Al Hamra 6,314
53 Dayr Yusuf 6,297
54 Saham al Kaffarat 6,283
55 Raymun 6,151
56 Waqqas 5,729
57 Al Kittah 5,675
58 Hayy al Bunayyat 5,672
59 Hatim 5,616
60 Kharja 5,568
61 Halawah 5,435
62 Sabha 5,377
63 Kitim 5,339
64 Al Khinzirah 5,301
65 Tibnah 5,282
66 Balila 5,261
67 Qumaym 5,190
68 Yarqa 4,838
69 Burma 4,795
70 Bayt Idis 4,779

Other Countries from Asia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
China 1,450,158,659 145/km2
India 1,383,820,649 417/km2
Indonesia 276,736,832 142/km2
Pakistan 231,611,059 243/km2
Bangladesh 167,903,853 1,108/km2
Japan 125,553,305 332/km2
Philippines 112,540,861 337/km2
Turkey 86,336,104 116/km2
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
Thailand 70,176,879 136.1/km2
Myanmar 55,086,917 76/km2
South Korea 51,912,141 507/km2
Iraq 42,001,087 83/km2
Afghanistan 40,697,213 48.57/km2
Saudi Arabia 35,909,711 15/km2
Malaysia 33,170,971 98/km2
Nepal 30,151,786 180/km2
North Korea 25,807,433 213/km2
Taiwan 23,898,113 650/km2
Sri Lanka 21,815,213 337/km2