The government of Dr. Abdullah Al Nsour II was formed on 03/31/2013 after His Majesty the King assigned its formation based on the results of consultations carried out by the head of the Royal Court with the House of Representatives to choose a prime minister. It is the first time that the choice of prime minister was named by the House of Representatives. The President-designate and the House of Representatives also consulted over the selection of the ministerial team that works with him during his chairmanship of the government. The President made amendments to his team in which five ministers left the government and thirteen ministers entered the government.
The goals of the survey were to obtain the views of Jordanians in order to 1) measure their confidence in the general abilities of the government of Dr. Abdullah Al Nsour, 2) assess public opinion about government performance in assuming its responsibilities during the year that has passed since its formation on 03/31/2013, and 3) measuring respondents’ views about the government’s ability to carry out the tasks set out in the Letter of Designation. Moreover, the survey aimed to 4) identify public opinion and leaders’ opinions regarding the direction Jordanian affairs, as well as to 5) identify the attitudes and opinions of citizens on particular issues including the economic situation, among others.