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General information

 Dominican RepublicUnited States
Region:CaribbeanNorth America
Area:48,670 km²9,831,510 km²
Official language:SpanishEnglish
Government form:Presidential republicFederal presidential republic
Independent since:1844 AD1776 AD
Capital:Santo DomingoWashington, D.C.

Population

 Dominican RepublicUnited States
Population:10,848,000329,484,000
Inhabitants/km²:222.933.5
Life expectancy males:Ø 71 yearsØ 75 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 78 yearsØ 80 years
Average age:Ø 27.9 yearsØ 38.5 years
Birthrate:19.19 ‰11.40 ‰
Deathrate:6.19 ‰8.70 ‰
Migrationrate:-2.71 ‰3.03 ‰

Quality of life

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

 Dominican RepublicUnited States
Political stability:5063
Civil rights:4181
Health:5271
Climate:6066
Cost of Living:4938
Popularity:3167

Economy

 Dominican RepublicUnited States
Currency:Dominican Peso
(1 DOP = 100 Centavos)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:8.5 %5.5 %
Inflation rate:8.24 %4.70 %
Cost of Living:
(USA = 100%)
45.80 %100.00 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:48.80 %36.60 %
Average income:7,260 US$64,140 US$
Corruption index:30 (very bad)67 (moderate)


 DOM:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:78,845 M US$7.27 M US$20,953,030 M US$63.59 M US$
Gross national product:78,787 M US$7.26 M US$21,261,523 M US$64.53 M US$
Exported goods:14,445 M US$1.33 M US$2,134,445 M US$6.48 M US$
Imported goods:20,189 M US$1.86 M US$2,811,124 M US$8.53 M US$

Infrastructure

 DOM:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:19,705 km1.82 km6,586,610 km19.99 km
Railways:496 km0.05 km293,564 km0.89 km
Harbours:380.0043,6270.011
Airports:360.00313,5130.041

Energy balance

 DOM:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:15.64 bn kWh1.44 m kWh3,902.00 bn kWh11.84 m kWh
Energy production:18.03 bn kWh1.66 m kWh4,095.00 bn kWh12.43 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh9.70 bn kWh29,424.79 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh72.72 bn kWh220,708.66 kWh
CO2 emissions:25.12 m t2,315.65 t4.98 bn t15,118.48 t

Telecommunication

 Dominican RepublicUnited States
International dialing:+1809+1
Internet domain:.do.us

 DOM
total
DOM
per 1000
inh.
USA
total
USA
per 1000
inh.
Landlines:1,155,493107103,052,000313
Mobile cellulars:8,989,587829442,457,0001343
Internet server:404,50037505,000,0001533
Internet users:8,222,711758294,658,590894
Broadband Internet:1,031,85895121,176,000368

Healthcare system

 Dominican RepublicUnited States
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:1.562.87
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.562.59
Diabetes:8.6 %10.8 %
HIV:0.55 %0.20 %
Tuberculosis:0.4 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:80.0 %75.0 %
Smokers:10.9 %23.4 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Dominican Republic and United States

 Dominican RepublicUnited States
Daytime temperatures:31.9 °C18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.1 °C7.2 °C
Water temperature:27.3 °C17.7 °C
Rel. humidity:83 %67 %
Rain days:10.37.1
Sunshine hours per day:7.87.2

Native languages

 Dominican RepublicUnited States
Spanish:98.0 %10.7 %
English:n/a82.1 %
Creole-French:2.0 %n/a
Chinese:n/a0.9 %
French:n/a0.7 %
German:n/a0.6 %
Italian:n/a0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a0.4 %
Korean:n/a0.3 %
Polish:n/a0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a0.2 %
Japanese:n/a0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a0.2 %
Russian:n/a0.2 %
Eskimo:n/a0.0 %
other:0.0 %2.6 %

Religions

 Dominican RepublicUnited States
Christianity:95.0 %78.5 %
Jewry:n/a1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a1.6 %
Islam:n/a1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a0.7 %
other:5.0 %15.3 %