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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 9.89 11.108 12.09
Global Rank 87th 85th 84th
Global Population Share 0.142% 0.142% 0.141%
Global Population Density 212.39 237.84 258.19
Global Population Density Rank 166th 168th 170th
Average Life Expectancy 72.7 74.59 76.36
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 101st 101st 102nd
Fertility Rate 2.59 2.3 2.07
Fertility Rate Global Rank 91st 91st 92nd
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Dominican Republic Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 59 1.07%
Neonatal infections 61 1.11%
Congenital birth defects 63 1.15%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 3 0.05%
Cardiovascular disease 211 3.84%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Road accidents 2671 48.66%
Nutritional deficiencies 65 1.18%
Protein-energy malnutrition 12 0.22%
Homicide 27 0.49%
Cancers 23 0.42%
Digestive diseases 0 0%
HIV/AIDS 22 0.4%

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Highlights of Dominican Republic BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Dominican Republic gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 92.11%92.11%
    • Fat : 46.90%46.90%
    • Plant protein : 7.43%7.43%
    • Animal protein : 6.16%6.16%
  • 52.60% increase in caloric supply : Currently Dominican Republic gets 2614/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1713/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Fruits & Vegetables are three major diet compositions in Dominican Republic
  • Rice, Wheat and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Dominican Republic
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Dominican Republic average intake is 135.32 grams
  • Bananas, Plantains and Pineapples are three major Fruit Types Intake in Dominican Republic
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Dominican Republic average Fruit intake is 715.32grams
  • In Dominican Republic, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in increasing trend
  • 59.90% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Dominican Republic is in the range of obese and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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