Population

9.7 million (2017) 

Official language

Arabic 

Currency

Jordanian dinar ( د.أ) 

Official Statistics Office

Department of Statistics 

Annual Book Fairs

Amman Book Fair is held over 11 days in September/October. 

Translation Programmes

VAT on Books

0% for books and eBooks 

Fixed Book Price System

No

Statistics

Jordan Publishing Market Profile (PA, 2008)[link to download/view] 

Useful Contacts

British Council
Tel: +962 6 4603420

Department for International Trade
Email: DITjordan@fco.gov.uk 

Raeda Al-AshhabExperience Economy, Creative Industries, Amman
Email: raeda.al-ashhab@fco.gov.uk  

Publishers
Directory of Arab Publishers (Arab Publishers’ Association)  

Book Distributors
Directory of Jordan Distributors (Dar Al Sharouk)