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GEO_JO2007_2017 (GEO_JO2007_2017)
Jordan governorates, 2007-2017 [integrated; GIS]

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GEO_JO2007_2017 reports the region of Jordan where the respondent was interviewed. The regions represent governorates, with consistent boundaries across samples.

Each sample year for Jordan has its own sample-specific geography variable. Other integrated geographic variables for Jordan that provide spatially consistent units over time include GEO_ JO1990_2017 (which identifies groups of governorates, excluding the 1997 and 2002 samples) and GEO_JO1997_2017 (which identifies three broad geographic regions).

An integrated GIS map (in shapefile format) for Jordan, using the units in GEO_JO2007_2017, can be downloaded here.


The 1990, 1997, and 2002 samples are excluded from GEO_JO2007_2017. The 1990 Jordan sample provides information on groups of governorates, and the 1997 and 20020 Jordan samples provide information on very broad regions.


  • Jordan 2007: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 2009: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 2012: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan 2017: Ever-married women age 15-49.
  • Jordan: 2007-W, 2007-C, 2007-B, 2007-H, 2009-W, 2009-C, 2009-B, 2009-H, 2012-W, 2012-C, 2012-B, 2012-H, 2017-W, 2017-C, 2017-B, 2017-M, 2017-H