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Dominican Republic

 

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 Dominican Republic
All information: Dominican Republic
 
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Area:48,670 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:10,739,000 328,240,000
Official language:Spanish English

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Government

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1844 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Santo Domingo Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:220.6 33.4
Life expectancy males:70.8 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:77.2 years 81.1 years
Average age:25.8 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:19.51 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:6.15 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-2.70 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:58 73
Civil rights:39 83
Health:52 74
Climate:56 64
Cost of Living:70 23
Popularity:31 85


Economy

Currency:Dominican Peso (1 DOP = 100 Centavos) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:5.9 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:1.81 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:68.40 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:48.80 % 36.60 %
Average income:7,218 € 58,821 €
Corruption index:28 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:79,447 Mio €7.40 M € 19,145,356 M €58.33 M €
Gross national product:77,489 Mio €7.22 M € 19,308,457 M €58.82 M €
Exported goods:18,369 M €1.71 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:21,600 M €2.01 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:19,705 km1.83 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:496 km0.05 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Harbours:370.003 3,6730.011
Airports:360.003 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:15.64 bn kWh1.46 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:18.03 bn kWh1.68 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:25.26 m t2,352.02 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+1809 +1
Internet domain:.do .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:1,210,018113 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:8,948,107833 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:404,50038 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:8,035,349748 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:1.60 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.56 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:8.6 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.45 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.4 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:76.0 % 79.0 %
Smokers:9.4 % 25.1 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:32.4 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.0 °C 7.3 °C
Water temperature:27.2 °C 17.7 °C
Relative humidity:83 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:24 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:114 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:7.7 7.2


Native languages

Spanish:98.0 % 10.7 %
English:n/a 82.1 %
Creole-French:2.0 % n/a
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:0.0 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:95.0 % 78.5 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Islam:n/a 1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:5.0 % 15.3 %