People [1]

People

Population 10,766,998 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.104 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 56.934 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 80.277 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 25 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 73.861 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 18 billion kWh (2016) #77
Consumption 16 billion kWh (2016) #74
Exports 0 billion kWh (2016) #85
Imports 0 billion kWh (2016) #105
Renewable Electricity Generation 2.6 billion kWh (2016) #91

Oil

Ranking
Consumption 133 thousand bbl/day (2016) #70
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 27.66 thousand bbl/day (2013) #62
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 41 billion cu ft (2017) #91
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 41 billion cu ft (2017) #59
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 36 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 8,708,131 (2016 est.)
Highways 19,705 km (2002)
Internet Users 6,504,998 (2016 est.)
Railways 496 km (2014)
Telephones 1,345,091 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationCaribbean, eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Haiti
Total Area48,670 sq. km
Land Area48,320 sq. km
Water Area350 sq. km
Coastline1,288 km
Climatetropical maritime; little seasonal temperature variation; seasonal variation in rainfall
Terrainrugged highlands and mountains with fertile valleys interspersed
Lowest PointLago Enriquillo -46 m
Highest Point Pico Duarte 3,175 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 7/6/2018
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 12/5/2017