Population of Cities in Jordan (2021)

Jordan’s population is about 10.2 million people. Jordan is the world’s 88th-most populous country and currently grows at a rate of 1.00% annually. Its capital and most-populous city is Amman, home to about 1.81 million people. Amman’s population has nearly doubled since 1994, when it was around 990,000. The capital also acts as the city’s cultural, economic, and political center. This is the only city with more than 1 million people. The second-largest city is Zarqa, with over 635,000 people, and Irbid, with over 500,000 people. Currently, 16 cities in Jordan have over 100,000 people and comprise over half of the country’s population.

Jordan’s urban population is about 91.4% of its total population. As Jordan continues to grow, the urban population is expected to continue growing too.

Jordan has 1 cities with more than a million people, 5 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 30 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Jordan is Amman, with a population of 1,275,857 people.

Name 2021 Population
Amman1,275,857
Zarqa792,665
Irbid307,480
Russeifa268,237
Wadi as Sir181,212
'Ajlun125,557
Aqaba95,048
Rukban85,000
Madaba82,335
As Salt80,189
Ar Ramtha74,901
Mafraq57,118
Ma'an50,350
Al Jubayhah46,834
Sahab40,241
Hayy al Quwaysimah32,396
Jarash27,046
At Tafilah25,429
`Izra22,756
Qir Moav22,581
Karak City21,678
Judita20,000
Aydun18,376
Umm as Summaq18,274
Kurayyimah17,837
`Anjarah17,634
Safi15,200
Al Azraq ash Shamali14,800
At Turrah14,619
Petra14,000
Suf12,942
At Tayyibah12,615
Sakib11,586
Ash Shajarah11,243
Jawa10,628
Sakhrah10,616
Rehab10,000
`Ayn Jannah9,586
Al Karamah9,384
Al Mazar al Janubi9,383
Samma8,926
Kafr Asad8,203
Bayt Yafa7,788
Al Quwayrah7,372
`Ayy7,340
Busayra7,154
Kafr Sawm7,152
Hakama7,075
Sal6,896
Malka6,856
Kafr Abil6,333
Dayr Yusuf6,223
Al Hamra'6,211
Saham al Kaffarat6,203
Raymun6,082
Waqqas5,678
Al Kittah5,626
Hayy al Bunayyat5,579
Hatim5,542
Kharja5,498
Halawah5,376
Sabha5,315
Kitim5,292
Al Khinzirah5,231
Tibnah5,229
Balila5,206
Qumaym5,111

Population of All Cities in Jordan

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