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Dominican Republic People
Population:
8,833,634 (July 2004 est.)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 33.3% (male 1,502,062; female 1,435,135)
15-64 years: 61.4% (male 2,767,880; female 2,658,861)
65 years and over: 5.3% (male 219,230; female 250,466) (2004 est.)
Median age:
total: 23.7 years
male: 23.5 years
female: 23.9 years (2004 est.)
Population growth rate:
1.33% (2004 est.)
Birth rate:
23.6 births/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Death rate:
7.1 deaths/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Net migration rate:
-3.22 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2004 est.)
Sex ratio:
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.88 male(s)/female
total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2004 est.)
Infant mortality rate:
total: 33.28 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 30.68 deaths/1,000 live births (2004 est.)
male: 35.75 deaths/1,000 live births
Life expectancy at birth:
total population: 67.63 years
male: 65.98 years
female: 69.35 years (2004 est.)
Total fertility rate:
2.89 children born/woman (2004 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate:
1.7% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS:
88,000 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths:
7,900 (2003 est.)
Nationality:
noun: Dominican(s)
adjective: Dominican
Ethnic groups:
white 16%, black 11%, mixed 73%
Religions:
Roman Catholic 95%
Languages:
Spanish
Literacy:
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 84.7%
male: 84.6%
female: 84.8% (2003 est.)
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