Dominican Republic Country Data

CountryDominican Republic
Country CodeDOM
Urban population percentage of total (2012)70.21
Urban population (2012)7,214,825
Land area (sq. km, 2011)48,320
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$, 2012)$3,857,100,000
Personal remittances, received (current US$, 2012)$3,615,200,000
Total reserves (includes gold, current US$, 2012)$3,578,926,177
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %, 2012)3.69
Deposit interest rate (%, 2012)7.49
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations, 2013)117
Time required to start a business (days, 2013)18.5
Start-up procedures to register a business (number, 2013)7
Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours, 2013)324
Tax payments (number, 2013)9
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits, 2013)43.5
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people, 2012)88.75
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers (per 100 people, 2012)4.42
Internet users (per 100 people, 2012)45.00
Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high, 2012)2.7
GDP (current US$, 2012)$59,047,202,158
GDP growth (annual %, 2012)3.89
GDP per capita (current US$, 2012)5,746
Labor force (2012)4,633,318
Life expectancy at birth, total (years, 2011)73.01
Population ages 0-14 (% of total, 2012)30.53
Population ages 65 and above (% of total, 2012)6.19
Population ages 15-64 (% of total, 2012)63.28
Population growth (annual %, 2012)1.26
Population (Total, 2012)10,276,621