People [1]

People

Population 10,627,165 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.079 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio 53.988 % of working-age population (2018)
Urban Population 81.074 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 24.1 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth 73.892 years (2018)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2018)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 18.045 billion kWh (2017) #81
Consumption 15.572 billion kWh (2017) #79
Exports 0 billion kWh (2017) #98
Imports 0 billion kWh (2017) #112
Renewable Electricity Generation 2.856 billion kWh (2017) #89

Oil

Ranking
Production -0.116 thousand bbl/day (2018) #190
Consumption 124.13 thousand bbl/day (2017) #73
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 (2019) #98

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 40.683 billion cu ft (2017) #91
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 40.683 billion cu ft (2017) #59
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2019) #99

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 36 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 8,937,647 (2018 est.)
Highways 19,704 km (2002)
Internet Users 6,504,998 (2016 est.)
Railways 496 km (2014)
Telephones 1,277,247 (2018 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 3,098 m

Sources

  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020