Dominican Republic

World Rank 102 1.76 Dominican Republic flag svg
Capital
Area
Currency
Santo Domingo
48,671 km 2
Peso (DOP)

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Introduction

The Dominican Republic is the country located on the eastern part of the Hispaniola island. It is located in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean. The only border they have is with Haiti, which occupies the smaller part of the Hispaniola island. 

The total land area is 47,670 square kilometers. Interestingly, their population is estimated to be at around 11 million. As a result, the country is pretty densely populated, with 220 citizens per square kilometer. Their total GDP (PPP) is $216 billion, which gives them $20,625 per citizen on average, in accordance with the 2019 data.

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

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Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

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External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

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Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)