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Dominican Republic
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Dominican Republic
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General information

 Dominican RepublicPuerto Rico
Region:CaribbeanCaribbean
Area:48,670 km²8,870 km²
Official language:SpanishSpanish
Government form:Presidential republicPresidential democracy (unincorporated territory of the US)
Capital:Santo DomingoSan Juan

Population

 Dominican RepublicPuerto Rico
Population:10,848,0003,194,000
Inhabitants/km²:222.9360.1
Life expectancy males:Ø 71 yearsØ 77 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 77 yearsØ 83 years
Birthrate:19.19 ‰6.40 ‰
Deathrate:6.19 ‰9.40 ‰
Migrationrate:-2.71 ‰-13.00 ‰

Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)

 Dominican RepublicPuerto Rico
Political stability:5663
Civil rights:4166
Health:5291
Climate:5565
Cost of Living:4919
Popularity:319

Economy

 Dominican RepublicPuerto Rico
Currency:Dominican Peso
(1 DOP = 100 Centavos)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:8.9 %11.2 %
Cost of Living:49.29 %107.98 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:48.80 %64.40 %
Average income:7,260 US$21,740 US$
Corruption index:28 (very bad)63 (moderate)


 DOM:
total
per 1000
inh.
PRI:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:78,845 M US$7.27 M US$103,138 M US$32.29 M US$
Gross national product:78,787 M US$7.26 M US$69,454 M US$21.74 M US$
Exported goods:14,445 M US$1.33 M US$73,170 M US$22.91 M US$
Imported goods:20,189 M US$1.86 M US$49,010 M US$15.34 M US$

Infrastructure

 DOM:
total
per 1000
inh.
PRI:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:19,705 km1.82 km26,862 km8.41 km
Airports:360.003290.009

Energy balance

 DOM:
total
per 1000
inh.
PRI:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:15.64 bn kWh1.44 m kWh19.48 bn kWh6.10 m kWh
Energy production:18.03 bn kWh1.66 m kWh20.95 bn kWh6.56 m kWh
CO2 emissions:25.12 m t2,315.65 t19.85 m t6,214.71 t

Telecommunication

 Dominican RepublicPuerto Rico
International dialing:+1809+1809
Internet domain:.do.pr

 DOM
total
DOM
per 1000
inh.
PRI
total
PRI
per 1000
inh.
Landlines:1,155,493107711,512223
Mobile cellulars:8,989,5878293,483,5701091
Internet server:404,500374690
Internet users:8,222,7117582,482,928777
Broadband Internet:1,031,85895671,284210

Healthcare system

 Dominican RepublicPuerto Rico
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:1.603.32
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.561.75
Diabetes:8.6 %13.7 %
Tuberculosis:0.4 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:76.0 %72.0 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico

 Dominican RepublicPuerto Rico
Daytime temperatures:31.9 °C30.4 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.1 °C24.0 °C
Water temperature:27.3 °C27.1 °C
Rel. humidity:83 %75 %
Rain days:10.513.7
Sunshine hours per day:7.88.1

Native languages

 Dominican RepublicPuerto Rico
Spanish:98.0 %51.3 %
English:n/a47.4 %
Creole-French:2.0 %n/a
other:0.0 %1.3 %

Religions

 Dominican RepublicPuerto Rico
Christianity:95.0 %85.0 %
other:5.0 %15.0 %