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GEO_JO2017 (V101_JO2017)
Jordan regions, 2017 [GIS]

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GEO_JO2017 (V101_JO2017) reports the region of Jordan where the respondent was interviewed. Geographic units in the 2017 Jordan survey are governorates.

Other sample years for Jordan have their own sample-specific geography variables. The 2017 Jordan sample was included in the integrated variables GEO_JO1990_2017 (which excludes 1997 and 2002 Jordan samples), GEO_ JO1997_2017, and GEO_JO2007_2017, all of which provide spatially consistent units over time.

A GIS map for GEO_JO2017 (in shapefile format) can be downloaded from the DHS Program Spatial Data Repository Boundaries page.


GEO_JO2017 (V101_ JO2017) is a country- and sample-specific variable and has no comparability issues.

Comparability - Standard DHS

GEO_JO2017 (V101_JO2017) is a geographic variable added during processing of the DHS data. V101 is included in all Phases of the DHS.


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