Maritime profile: Jordan

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
10.203 Millions
43 585 Millions current US$
24 815 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 88 780 Km²
-1.60 %
(e) 5 469 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
0.304 m/km²
..
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
107 Thousands DWT
35 ships
255 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
798 200 TEU
439
1 531
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
0.13 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.05 %0.04 %0.10 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.01 %0.01 %0.01 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported0.03 %0.03 %0.10 %0.07 %0.04 %0.04 %0.12 %0.15 %Not available or not separately reported0.13 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.05 %0.04 %0.10 % Less than 0.01% of the World total0.01 %0.01 %0.01 %Not available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported0.03 %0.03 %0.10 %0.07 %0.04 %0.04 %0.12 %0.15 %Not available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-5.8 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
4 302
7 028
7 833
7 832
Merchandise imports
10 498
15 564
20 475
16 983
Merchandise trade balance
-6 196
-8 535
-12 642
-9 151
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
4 %4 %76 %76 %7 %7 %14 %14 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
2 2268668427974002 226866842797400
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-63.7 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
19.5
19.5
19.6
(e) 21.7
Travel
59.7
62.6
64.6
(e) 57.3
Other services
20.8
17.8
15.7
(e) 21.0
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
470
1 119
1 235
(e) 535
Transport services imports
1 342
2 125
2 538
(e) 1 901
Transport services trade balance
-872
-1 007
-1 302
(e) -1 366
NATIONAL FLEET
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+1.1 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
211.0
369.3
103.1
106.9
Oil tankers
..
290.0
0.0
2.5
Bulk carriers
53.0
..
0.0
0.0
General cargo
125.0
59.5
94.9
89.5
Container ships
16.0
..
0.0
0.0
Other types of ships
17.0
19.8
8.3
14.9
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
270701260701230801220801190900
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2020¹¹
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.3700.3650.3580.3560.3460.3240.3070.2720.2700.2620.3700.3650.3580.3560.3460.3240.3070.2720.2700.262
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
34.034.933.433.533.333.533.534.234.534.335.030.026.726.425.531.525.532.226.326.526.526.123.122.923.123.022.819.719.919.820.220.220.520.420.723.123.523.823.821.321.221.321.317.222.022.422.218.017.917.117.718.418.819.519.817.317.017.118.017.4
PORT CALLS AND PERFORMANCE
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Port calls, time spent in ports, vessel age and size in 2020
 
Number of arrivals
Median time
in port (days)
Avg age
of vessels
Avg size (GT)
of vessels
Avg cargo
carrying
capacity (DWT)
per vessel
Avg container
carrying
capacity (TEU)
per container ship
Maximum size (GT) of vessels
All ships
1 531
1.75
15
36 499
34 580
5 757
154 300
Liquid bulk carriers
176
1.88
13
32 860
57 543
..
83 119
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
80
2.45
8
17 771
20 483
..
25 952
Liquefied natural gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Dry bulk carriers
314
3.46
11
30 654
53 531
..
51 265
Dry breakbulk carriers
156
1.61
22
9 657
13 476
..
34 859
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
345
..
17
46 385
18 430
..
76 420
Container ships
311
1.05
15
64 555
..
5 757
154 300
Passenger ships
149
..
24
9 825
..
..
149 215
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
33.434.433.133.133.133.233.133.634.133.634.629.425.825.725.031.024.931.625.625.925.825.322.422.122.222.122.019.019.019.019.419.319.719.519.822.122.723.123.321.221.021.321.417.222.322.822.318.017.616.617.318.018.418.819.016.416.016.517.317.0
Source: Detailed data sources are available in the documentation of the corresponding tables in the Data Center (http://stats.unctad.org/data_center). A link to these tables is provided in each section of the profile.
Notes:
1
Sum of exports and imports.
2
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
Coastline length based on data calculated in 2000 from the World Vector Shoreline database at 1:250,000 scale.
3
Sum of exports and imports. Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
4
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
5
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
6
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 1000 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
7
UNCTAD Secretariat, derived from various sources including Dynamar B.V. Publications, terminal operators and port authorities.
8
Refers to year 2015. Source: BIMCO-ICS Manpower Report 2015.
9
UNCTAD Secretariat, based on data provided by MarineTraffic (http://marinetraffic.com). Ships of 1000 GT and above.
10
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
11
UNCTAD Secretariat, generated from data provided by MDS Transmodal (https://www.mdst.co.uk).
e
Estimated.
j
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
LNG:
Liquefied natural gas
LPG:
Liquefied petroleum gas
GDP:
Gross domestic product
GT:
Gross tons
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
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Generation date: 22 July 2021