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Dominican Republic

 

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 Dominican Republic
All information: Dominican Republic
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:48,670 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:10,649,000 323,128,000
Official language:Spanish English

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Politik

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


Population

Inhabitants per km²:218.8 32.9
Life expectancy males:70.8 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:77.1 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:20.17 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:6.10 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:-1.90 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)
 
Political stability:73 74
Civil rights:35 99
Health:46 70
Security:54 67
Climate:57 65
Cost of Living:62 11
Popularity:38 92


Economy

Currency:Dominican Peso (1 DOP = 100 Centavos) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:5.5 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:1.61 % 1.26 %
Cost of Living:73.00 % 110.80 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:48.80 % 43.80 %
Average income:5,656 € 50,323 €
corruption index:29 (very bad) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:63,365 Mio €5.95 M € 16,486,213 M €51.02 M €
Gross national product:60,220 Mio €5.66 M € 16,260,820 M €50.32 M €
Exported goods:16,079 M €1.51 M € 1,954,564 M €6.05 M €
Imported goods:18,436 M €1.73 M € 2,401,403 M €7.43 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:19,705 km1.85 km 6,586,610 km20.38 km
Railways:496 km0.05 km 293,564 km0.91 km
Harbours:230.002 3930.001
Airports:360.003 13,5130.042


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:13.25 bn kWh1.24 m kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.10 m kWh
Energy production:15.53 bn kWh1.46 m kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.65 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh30,003.64 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 80.66 bn kWh249,622.82 kWh
CO2 emissions:21.54 m t2,022.76 t 5.25 bn t16,260.70 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+1809 +1
Internet domain:.do .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:1,345,091126 121,530,000376
Mobile phones:8,708,131818 416,684,0001,290
Internet server:404,50038 505,000,0001,563
Internet users:6,530,711613 246,147,996762



Climate

Detailed info for: Dominican Republic and United States

Daytime temperatures:32.2 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:21.8 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:27.3 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:83 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:23 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:115.2 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:7.8 7.2


Native languages

Spanish:98.0 % 10.7 %
English:n/a 82.1 %
Creole-French:2.0 % n/a
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
other:0.0 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:95.0 % 78.5 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
other:5.0 % 18.4 %