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Dominican Republic

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Dominican Republic review: 50 facts and highlights

Dominican Republic
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Dominican Republic

How does Dominican Republic compare to the average?

  • Unemployment rate
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    5.1%vs9.48%
  • Youth unemployment rate
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    13.5%vs17.2%
  • Forests
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    40.8%vs31.12%
  • Percentage of internet users
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    61.3%vs49.73%
  • Electrification rate
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    100%vs81.74%
  • Agricultural land
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    51.5%vs39.54%
  • Public debt
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    37.2% of GDPvs54.97% of GDP
  • Youth unemployment rate for males
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    9.9%vs15.73%

COVID-19 statistics

1.COVID-19 confirmed cases (total)

72243

Updated on Mon Aug 03 2020
The total number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) confirmed cases. Source: worldometers.info
2.COVID-19 deaths (total)

1178

Updated on Mon Aug 03 2020
The total number of deaths caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus). Source: worldometers.info
3.COVID-19 new cases (total)

0

Updated on Mon Aug 03 2020
The total number of new COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases according to the last official status report. Source: worldometers.info
4.COVID-19 patients recovered

38244

Updated on Mon Aug 03 2020
The number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus) that have successfully recovered from the disease. Source: worldometers.info
5.COVID-19 new deaths

0

Updated on Mon Aug 03 2020
The number of new deaths caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus), according to the last official status report. Source: worldometers.info
6.COVID-19 patients in critical condition

385

Updated on Mon Aug 03 2020
The number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus) that are currently in critical condition. Source: worldometers.info

Geography

1.forests

40.8%

The percentage of land covered by forests. Forests have a key role in removing pollutants and cleansing the air.
2.agricultural land

51.5%

The percentage of land dedicated to agricultural use, including arable land, permanent crops, and permanent pasture.
3.coastline

1 288 km

The total length of the border between the land area and the sea, including the country’s islands.
4.total water area

350 km²

The country’s total water area, summing up all inland waters: lakes, rivers, reservoirs, wetlands, etc.
5.total surface

48 670 km²

It can be nice to live in big cities or countries, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.
6.total land area

48 320 km²

The country’s total land area (excluding inland and sea waters). To get a better idea of how large the country is, you can compare it with a soccer field, which has 0.007km².

Demographics

1.overall life expectancy at birth

71.3 years

The average life expectancy at birth is the number of years that the population of a country is expected to live. This metric reflects the overall quality of life.
2.life expectancy at birth for females

73.1 years

The average life expectancy at birth for the country’s female population.
3.population

10.7 million

Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
4.population density

220 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
5.life expectancy at birth for males

69.7 years

The average life expectancy at birth for the country’s male population.
6.death rate

6.4/1000

The death rate, also called crude death rate, represents the number of annual deaths per 1,000 people at midyear.

Economy

1.unemployment rate

5.1%

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.
2.GDP per capita

19 291.00$

The GDP per capita is calculated by dividing the total GDP by the number of people living in the country. A higher GDP per capita indicates a superior standard of living.
3.youth unemployment rate

13.5%

The number of young people with ages between 15-24 who are unemployed during a specific year. The youth unemployment rate is calculated as a percent of the total youth labor force.
4.public debt

37.2% of GDP

Also known as government debt or national debt, public debt refers to the sum of all government borrowings owed to lenders within the country.
5.health expenditures

6.16% of GDP

The total amount of public and private health expenditure on medical and paramedical services.
6.youth unemployment rate for males

9.9%

The percent of the total labor force comprised of young males (ages 15-24) who are unemployed during a specific year.

Infrastructure

1.percentage of internet users

61.3%

The percentage of the country’s population using the internet.
2.electrification rate

100%

The share of the population with access to electricity, in both rural and urban environments.
3.railway network

496km

The total length of the country’s railway network.
4.roadways

19 705 km

The total length of the country’s paved and unpaved roads.
5.number of airports

36

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Quality of living

1.adult obesity rate

27.6%

The percentage of adults considered obese. An obese adult has a Body Mass Index (BMI) equal to or greater than 30. Obesity is a public health problem and increases the risk of chronic diseases.
2.population with access to improved water sources

84.7%

The percentage of the country’s population with access to improved drinking water sources, such as piped water or protected wells.
3.hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants

1.6

Countries or cities with a higher number of hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants usually have well-developed health care systems. Source: , 2020
4.physicians per 1,000 people

1.56/1000

The number of physicians (generalist and specialist medical doctors) per 1,000 people. According to the World Health Organization, there should be more than 2.3 health workers per 1,000 people in order to cover the primary healthcare needs.
5.school life expectancy

14 years

School life expectancy (SLE) represents the number of years of schooling that children are expected to complete. SLE includes primary to tertiary education.
6.population below the poverty line

30.5%

The percentage of the country’s population living below the poverty line, as reported by official statistics.

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