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Population: 10,909,567

Official Language: Arabic Standard

Language Count: 19

Primary Religion: Islam

National Bible Society:
Bible Society in Jordan

Factbook Summary:


WatchList Rank: 38

WatchList Page: Jordan

Type: Islamic Oppression

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

Ethnic Summary: Jordanian 69.3%, Syrian 13.3%, Palestinian 6.7%, Egyptian 6.7%, Iraqi 1.4%, other 2.6% (includes Armenian, Circassian) (2015 est.) note: data represent population by self-identified nationality

Religious Summary: Muslim 97.2% (official; predominantly Sunni), Christian 2.2% (majority Greek Orthodox, but some Greek and Roman Catholics, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox, and Protestant denominations), Buddhist 0.4%, Hindu 0.1%, Jewish <0.1, folk <0.1, unaffiliated <0.1, other <0.1 (2010 est.)

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