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Dominican Republic People 2010
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SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES

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Dominican Republic People 2010
SOURCE: 2010 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 15, 2010

Population:
9,650,054 (July 2009 est.)

Age structure:
0-14 years: 31.4% (male 1,543,141/female 1,488,016)
15-64 years: 62.7% (male 3,087,351/female 2,960,319)
65 years and over: 5.9% (male 264,476/female 306,751) (2009 est.)

Median age:
total: 24.9 years
male: 24.8 years
female: 25.1 years (2009 est.)

Population growth rate:
1.489% (2009 est.)

Birth rate:
22.39 births/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Death rate:
5.28 deaths/1,000 population (July 2009 est.)

Net migration rate:
-2.22 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2009 est.)

Urbanization:
urban population: 69% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.04 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.86 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2009 est.)

Infant mortality rate:
total: 25.96 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 28 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 23.84 deaths/1,000 live births (2009 est.)

Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 73.7 years
male: 71.88 years
female: 75.6 years (2009 est.)

Total fertility rate:
2.76 children born/woman (2009 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
1.1% (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
62,000 (2007 est.)

HIV/AIDS - deaths:
4,100 (2007 est.)

Major infectious diseases:
degree of risk: high
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne diseases: dengue fever and malaria
water contact disease: leptospirosis (2009)

Nationality:
noun: Dominican(s)
adjective: Dominican

Ethnic groups:
mixed 73%, white 16%, black 11%

Religions:
Roman Catholic 95%, other 5%

Languages:
Spanish

Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 87%
male: 86.8%
female: 87.2% (2002 census)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education):
total: 12 years
male: 12 years
female: 13 years (2004)

Education expenditures:
3.6% of GDP (2006)


NOTE: The information regarding Dominican Republic on this page is re-published from the 2010 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Dominican Republic People 2010 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Dominican Republic People 2010 should be addressed to the CIA.






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