People [1]

People

Population 10,981,229 (2017)
Population Growth Rate 1.227 annual % (2017)
Age Dependency Ratio 60.7 % of working-age population (2017)
Urban Population 54.346 % of total (2017)
Infant Mortality Rate 53.9 per 1,000 live births (2017)
Life Expectancy at Birth 63.33 years (2016)

Age Distribution - % of Total Population (2017)

Energy [2]

Electricity

Ranking
Production 1 billion kWh (2016) #142
Consumption 0.4 billion kWh (2016) #161
Exports 0 billion kWh (2016) #85
Imports 0 billion kWh (2016) #105

Oil

Ranking
Production 0 thousand bbl/day (2017) #126
Consumption 23 thousand bbl/day (2016) #123
Exports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #87
Imports (Refined) [3] 0 thousand bbl/day (2013) #85
Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 billion bbl (2018) #70

Natural Gas

Ranking
Production (Gross) 0 billion cu ft (2015) #97
Consumption (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #114
Exports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #56
Imports (Dry) 0 billion cu ft (2017) #78
Proved Reserves 0 trillion cu ft (2018) #92

Other [3]

Technology

Airports 14 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 6,504,010 (2016 est.)
Highways 4,266 km (2009)
Internet Users 1,282,686 (2016 est.)
Telephones 5,692 (2016 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationCaribbean, western one-third of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, west of the Dominican Republic
Total Area27,750 sq. km
Land Area27,560 sq. km
Water Area190 sq. km
Coastline1,771 km
Climatetropical; semiarid where mountains in east cut off trade winds
Terrainmostly rough and mountainous
Lowest PointCaribbean Sea 0 m
Highest Point Chaine de la Selle 2,680 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