The Department of Statistics (DOS) main activities is conduct statistical data covering the kingdom which range from population and housing census to environmental statistics. By so doing, it aims at enhancing statistical awareness among the public. With this socio-economic goal prioritized, the department conducts surveys and samples which cover different demographic regions. This includes:
population and Housing Units Census
multi - Purpose Household census
internal Migration and Returnees statistics
In addition to the regular surveys produced by the department, it offers preliminary research data for researchers, and provides free copies to other ministries. Besides this, the department provides some specialized services for private and public sector, and individuals alike.
The website features a clickable map of the Jordan, which illustrates brief socio-economic and demographic information for different states. It also provides a link to the Geography Information System (GIS) of the country. There are online publications of Jordan in Numbers, in addition to Agricultural Statistics and the External Trade Bulletins. The yearly publication of Jordan in Numbers typically shows the following fields and sectors in statistical numbers