Jordan: Medical tourism profile



Inbound medical tourism 2019 200,000
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Tourists 2019 4.5 million
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Population 2021 10.3 million
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Healthcare is a mix of public hospitals, private hospitals and private clinics, generally modern and of a good standard. Medical facilities outside Amman are basic.


Medical tourism numbers in

The total number of medical tourists, including restricted and non-restricted nationalities, for the first eight months of 2019 was 160,000 patients.  The remaining four months tends to get fewer patients but increased numbers from restricted countries may balance this. This could give a 2019 total of 230,000 but figures do include people accompanying patients. Even if actual patient


Medical tourism numbers out

A few thousand.


Medical tourism promotion

The Ministry of Tourism is working to develop clear marketing policies for tourism and medical tourism in Jordan and then ways to implement and follow to direct patients to private hospitals, and to have a system to classify private hospitals and to provide credibility and transparency.

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Medical tourism news and opinion

  • Medical travel: why we should stop focusing on increased numbers

    Medical travel analyst Ian Youngman argues that medical tourism destinations need to stop concentrating on increased numbers. Mainstream tourism countries, including regions and cities in France, Italy, The Netherlands and Spain, are limiting the […]

  • South Korea: malpractice review poses risks for medical travel sector

    Health minister Cho Kyoo-hong is set to review measures to relieve the burden of medical professionals in South Korea, including possibly enacting a special law aimed at reducing the severity of punishment doctors face for medical negligence or […]

  • Medical travel to Jordan is recovering

    195,000 patients from foreign countries went for medical treatment in the Kingdom’s hospitals, medical centres, and clinics in 2021, according to the Private Hospitals Association (PHA).  It says that medical tourism statistics for 2022 marked […]