Crisis Severity The severity score from 1 to 5 is based on 31 indicators aggregated into 3 pillars (impact, conditions, and complexity)2.20 Very lowVery high 5
Impact This measures the impact of the crisis itself, in terms of the scope of its geographical, and human effects.2.30 Very lowVery high 5
Humanitarian Conditions This measures the conditions and status of the people affected, including info about the distribution of severity.2.50 Very lowVery high 5
Complexity This measures the complexity of the crisis, in terms of factors that affect its mitigation or resolution.1.70 Very lowVery high 5
Access Constraints This measures the level of humanitarian access constraints.No constraintsExtreme constraints
Jordan currently hosts around 753,000 registered refugees. The majority are Syrians, with approximately 662,000 Syrians registered, although the real total of Syrians is estimated at around 1.3 million when those not registered are taken into account.?Other countries of origin include Iraq (68,000), Yemen (15,000) and Sudan (6,000).?
The Syrian refugee population in Jordan is young, with 48% of the population aged below 15. Some 4% are aged 60 and over.?
83% of Syrian refugees in Jordan live in urban areas and in poverty - 85% live below the poverty line (USD 96 per person a month).?Syrian refugees living outside of camps spend more than two-thirds of their monthly household budget on shelter, leaving few resources for food, health or education. Child labour, violence and early marriage are particular concerns.?In 2018, Jordan cancelled subsidised services for people living outside the refugee camps.?Syrian refugees account for nearly 10% of Jordan’s population, placing substantial pressure on its over-stretched resources at one of the most difficult economic periods in the country’s history. Nationwide, 5.7% of Jordanian households are considered vulnerable to food insecurity. Over 14% of the population lives below the poverty line and a third is considered transient poor.?
INFORM measures Jordan's risk of humanitarian crisis and disaster to be medium, at 4.1/10.?
No recent significant humanitarian developments. This country is being monitored by our analysis team.
Livelihoods: Government restrictions are limiting the access of refugees to the labour market.?
Shelter: Refugees living outside of camps spend a large portion of their income on expensive, unsafe accommodation.?
Health: As subsidies for Syrian refugees living outside camps are cancelled, healthcare becomes increasingly unaffordable for a majority of refugees.?