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Dominican Republic

 

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 Dominican Republic
All information: Dominican Republic
 
 United States
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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:66 75
Civil rights:33 96
Health:44 68
Security:72 63
Climate:57 64
Cost of Living:69 11
Popularity:34 92


Economy

Currency:Dominican Peso (1 DOP = 100 Centavos) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:5.8 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:1.81 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:68.40 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:48.80 % 36.60 %
Average income:7,226 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:28 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:79,447 Mio €7.40 M € 19,140,420 M €58.31 M €
Gross national product:77,606 Mio €7.23 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:18,369 M €1.71 M € 2,231,382 M €6.80 M €
Imported goods:21,600 M €2.01 M € 2,782,006 M €8.48 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:1,277,247119 109,961,000335
Mobile phones:8,937,647832 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:404,50038 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:8,035,349748 286,441,872873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:1.60 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.56 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:8.6 % 10.8 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.5 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:74.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:13.7 % 21.8 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:32.3 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.1 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:27.3 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:83 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:24 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
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:0.0 % 2.8 %


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 %