Health Worker at UNFPA-supported clinic talks to family

UNFPA Jordan

A middle-income country, Jordan's population has increased rapidly due to the influx of refugees from neighbouring crisis-affected countries, particularly Iraq and Syria. Active in the country since 1976, UNFPA currently supports the government on issues related to maternal and newborn health, reproductive health, gender equality, and population dynamics. It has also been on the frontlines of the response to the Syrian crisis, providing reproductive health support and life-saving services to Syrian women, girls, and youth in Jordan.

Data overview Ver más

Población

  • Population aged 0-14

  • Population aged 15-64

  • Population aged 65+

Salud materna y neonatal

  • Partos atendidos por personal de salud cualificado

Salud sexual y reproductiva

  • Tasa de prevalencia del uso de anticonceptivos, cualquier método

  • Demanda no satisfecha

Educación

Fecundidad

Total fertility rate, per woman, 2021

Esperanza de vida

Life expectancy at birth (years), 2021

Prácticas nocivas

Child marriage by age 18, per cent, 2005-2019

  • Child marriage by age 18

Demographic Dividend: Jordan Ver más

Population Pyramid

Population in thousands

Esperanza de vida

Total fertility rate

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Year: 2018
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Source: United Nations, Population Division, World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision
Key results of Jordan in 2020 Ver más

Rights of marginalized groups

Intervention models or strategies to empower marginalized and excluded groups to exercise their reproductive rights were rolled out

Gender-based violence platform

A national mechanism to engage multiple stakeholders to prevent and address gender-based violence was in place

Rapid assessments in crises

During a humanitarian crisis, rapid assessments of affected populations were conducted

Minimum Initial Services Package

122 Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Life skills programmes for girls

6649 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

37829 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package

Rights of marginalized groups

Intervention models or strategies to empower marginalized and excluded groups to exercise their reproductive rights were rolled out

Gender-based violence platform

A national mechanism to engage multiple stakeholders to prevent and address gender-based violence was in place

Rapid assessments in crises

During a humanitarian crisis, rapid assessments of affected populations were conducted

Minimum Initial Services Package

122 Health service providers and managers were trained on the minimum initial service package

Life skills programmes for girls

6649 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

37829 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
Expenditure Ver más

Programme activities

  • Ganancias
  • Principales
  • Non - core

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