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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 n.Chr.1776 n.Chr.
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 76 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 77 yearsØ 81 years
Average age:Ø 25.8 yearsØ 37.4 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)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)

 Dominican RepublicUnited States
Political stability:5573
Civil rights:3983
Health:5274
Climate:5664
Cost of Living:4935
Popularity:3172

Economy

 Dominican RepublicUnited States
Currency:Dominican Peso
(1 DOP = 100 Centavos)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:8.9 %8.3 %
Inflation rate:3.78 %1.23 %
Cost of Living:49.29 %110.53 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:48.80 %36.60 %
Average income:7,260 US$65,910 US$
Corruption index:28 (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$20,936,600 M US$63.54 M US$
Gross national product:78,787 M US$7.26 M US$21,640,511 M US$65.68 M US$
Exported goods:14,445 M US$1.33 M US$2,127,248 M US$6.46 M US$
Imported goods:20,189 M US$1.86 M US$2,808,955 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:370.0033,6730.011
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:1,210,020112107,281,000326
Mobile phones:8,948,110825404,577,0001228
Internet server:404,50037505,000,0001533
Internet users:8,035,350741286,441,830869

Healthcare system

 Dominican RepublicUnited States
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:1.602.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.562.59
Diabetes:8.6 %10.8 %
HIV:0.45 %0.22 %
Tuberculosis:0.4 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:76.0 %79.0 %
Smokers:9.4 %25.1 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Dominican Republic and United States

 Dominican RepublicUnited States
Daytime temperatures:32.4 °C18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.0 °C7.3 °C
Water temperature:27.2 °C17.7 °C
Rel. humidity:83 %67 %
Rain days:9.57.1
Sunshine hours per day:7.77.2

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 %
Japanese:n/a0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a0.2 %
Russian:n/a0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a0.2 %
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 %