Jordan

The country profile below provides information on population, gross domestic product, insurance premiums and leading insurers.

Insurance Association

Jordan Insurance Federation
Web: www.joif.org

 

POPULATION, 2011-2014 (1)

Year Population
2011 6,508,271
2012 6,508,887
2013 6,482,081
2014 7,930,491

(1) Estimated.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT, 2009-2013 (1)

Year GDP
2009 $31.0
2010 33.1
2011 33.8
2012 36.8
2013 40.0

(1) Based on Purchasing Power Parity calculations, which take into account the relative cost of living and inflation rates of countries. GDP estimate for July for each year shown.

Source: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

 

 

LIFE AND NONLIFE INSURANCE PREMIUMS, 2013

(U.S. $ millions)

  Direct premiums written
Nonlife premiums (1) $620
Life premiums 66
Total premiums $686
Percent of total world premiums 0.01%

(1) Includes accident and health insurance.

Source: Swiss Re, sigma, No. 3/2014.

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LEADING NONLIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2012

  Gross written premiums 
Company JOD Mn USD Mn
Arab Orient Insurance 77.6 109.3
Jordan Insurance  35.8 50.4
Middle East Insurance  30.2 42.5
First Insurance  21.3 30.0
Jordan French Insurance 20.6 29.0
Jordan Emarets Insurance  18.1 25.5
Islamic Insurance  15.7 22.1
Euro Arab Insurance Group 15.3 21.6
Jordan International Insurance  15.2 21.5
Jerusalem Insurance  14.5 20.4

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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LEADING LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, 2012

  Gross written premiums 
Company JOD Mn USD Mn
American Life Insurance  11.9 16.7
Jordan Insurance  10.6 14.9
Al Nisr Insurance  9.0 12.7
Middle East Insurance  3.1 4.4
Islamic Insurance  2.8 3.9
Arabia Insurance-Jordan 1.7 2.4
Arab Life and Accident Insurance  1.1 1.5
United Insurance  0.9 1.2
Jordan French Insurance  0.8 1.2
Arab German Insurance  0.6 0.8

Source: Axco Insurance Information Services.

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