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Dominican Republic

General information
Long nameDominican Republic
Population (source)census
Population (people)9,445,281 (2010)
Constitutional form
Drives on
Head of state authority
Main continent
Number of airports36
Airports - with paved runways16
Airports - with unpaved runways20
Area (m²)48,442
Birth rate (births/1,000 population)19
Calling code
Children under the age of 5 years underweight (%)3
Current Account Balance (US$)-4,456,000,000
Death rate (deaths/1,000 population)4
Debt - external (Billion US$)14
Economic aid donor (Billion $)
Electricity consumption (billion kWh)13
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh per person)1,276
Electricity exports (million kWh)0
Electricity imports (million kWh)0
Electricity production (billion kWh)15
Exports (Billion $)9
GDP - per capita (PPP) (US$)9,400
GDP (purchasing power parity) (Billion $)95
GDP real growth rate (%)5
Gross national income (US$)47
Human Development Index1
Health expenditures (% of GDP)6
HIV AIDS adult prevalence rate (%)1
HIV AIDS deaths2,300
HIV AIDS people living with HIV AIDS57,000
Hospital bed density (beds/1,000 population)1
Capital city
Imports (Billion $)17
Industrial production growth rate (%)2
Infant mortality rate (deaths/1,000 live births)21
Inflation rate consumer prices (%)9
Internet hosts404,057
Internet tld.do
Internet users2,701,000
Investment (gross fixed) (%)17
Iso 3166 codeDO
Labor force4,732,000
Life expectancy at birth (years)77
Literacy (%)87
Manpower available for military service2,580,083
Manpower fit for military service2,188,358
Manpower reaching militarily age annually100,047
Is democracyYes
Market value of publicly traded shares (US$)
Maternal mortality rate (deaths/100,000 live births)150
Merchant marine1
Military expenditures percent of GDP1
Natural gas consumption (cubic meters)560,000,000
Natural gas consumption per capita (cubic meters per person)56
Natural gas exports (cubic meters)0
Natural gas imports (cubic meters)560,000,000
Natural gas production (cubic meters)0
Natural gas proved reserves (cubic meters)0
Net migration rate (migrant/1,000 population)-2
Obesity adult prevalence rate (%)
Oil consumption (bbl/day)119,000
Oil consumption per capita (bbl/day per 1000 people)12
Oil exports (bbl/day)0
Oil imports (bbl/day)107,300
Oil production (bbl/day)392
Oil proved reserves (bbl)0
Physicians density (physicians/1,000 population)
Population below poverty line (%)34
Population census (people)9,445,281 (2010)
Population density (Number of people per square kilometer)207
Population estimate (people)10,075,045 (2016)
Population growth rate (%)1
Public debt (% of GDP)36
Railways (km)142
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold (US$)2,902,000,128
Roadways (km)19,705
Stock of direct foreign investment abroad (US$)59,000,000
Stock of direct foreign investment at home (US$)21,379,999,744
Telephones main lines in use1,044,000
Telephones main lines in use per capita10
Telephones mobile cellular8,771,000
Telephones mobile cellular per capita88
Total fertility rate (children born/woman)2
Unemployment rate (%)13
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 (%)30
Waterways (km)
ValleyCibao Valley, Valle nuevo
ReligionCatholic church
BorderFrontière entre Haïti et la République dominicaine
Demonymdominican, quisqueyano
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