The Venture Capital & Private Equity
Country Attractiveness Index
Alexander Groh, Heinrich Liechtenstein, Karsten Lieser and Markus Biesinger

Jordan  
Rank: 71 · Score: 47.7  

Basic facts, 2020        
Population (millions) 10.2   IPOs and pulic issues (quartile) Bottom
GDP (US$ billions) 43.5   M&A volume (quartile) 3rd
GDP per capita (US$) 4,264.5   Venture capital investments (quartile) 3rd
GDP growth (per cent) -1.9   Private equity investments (quartile) Bottom
 
 
 
Performance Overview
Indicator   Rank / 125 Rank Trend Score
VCPE Country Attractiveness Index 71 59, 55, 52, 52, 54 47.7
1 Economic Activity 94 32, 24, 17, 18, 31 61.4
2 Depth of Capital Market 68 61, 61, 57, 66, 57 44.9
3 Taxation 69 44, 42, 49, 44, 56 93.5
4 Investor Protection and Corporate Governance 97 29, 28, 15, 12, 28 50.9
5 Human and Social Environment 46 83, 83, 84, 78, 79 35.5
6 Entrepreneurial Opportunities 73 58, 54, 55, 56, 52 44.2


 
Historic performance, 2017-2021   Key driver performance, 2021

   

VCPE Rank  
VC Rank  
PE Rank
Jordan  
Middle East
 
 
 
Peer Group Comparison
 
Regional Peers Economic Activity Depth of Capital Market Taxation Investor Protection and
Corporate Governance
Human and Social
Envorinment
Entrepreneurial Culture
and Deal Opportunites
Qatar 79.1 47.7 93.9 46.1 42.4 49.5
Kuwait 76.2 61.2 85.8 64.1 28.1 39.0
Bahrain 67.4 45.0 95.3 71.6 33.7 39.8
Oman 62.8 55.7 84.8 65.9 36.2 30.8
Jordan 61.4 44.9 93.5 50.9 35.5 44.2
Lebanon 62.7 23.2 91.0 43.4 25.8 47.4
Syria 57.3 8.1 83.6 33.6 9.9 23.7
Last updated: 21 Jun 2021