Dominican Republic population 10,992,627 (live)

The population of Dominican Republic is expected to grow by 116,000 in 2018 and reach 10,997,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 30,267 people yearly. On average there are 212,475 births and 67,074 deaths in Dominican Republic per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.34 percent per year. The population density of Dominican Republic has changed from 120.2 in 1980 to 220.4 in 2016.

Current population 10,992,627 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 30.3 years
Life expectancy 74.3 years
Population density 225.2 per km2
Population of Dominican Republic from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 10,883,000 116,000 (1.1%) -30,267 30.3 2.37 225 8,859,000 (81.4%)
2017 10,767,000 118,209 (1.1%) -30,267 30.0 2.39 223 8,683,000 (80.6%)
2016 10,648,791 120,397 (1.1%) -30,267 29.8 2.42 220 8,502,101 (79.8%)
2015 10,528,394 122,550 (1.2%) -30,267 29.6 2.45 218 8,315,326 (79.0%)
2010 9,897,985 130,227 (1.3%) -30,602 28.5 2.60 205 7,299,962 (73.8%)
2005 9,237,566 134,568 (1.5%) -30,755 27.4 2.75 191 6,222,794 (67.4%)
2000 8,562,622 133,510 (1.6%) -30,511 26.4 2.89 177 5,287,077 (61.7%)
1995 7,892,423 139,371 (1.8%) -30,029 25.3 3.13 163 4,545,720 (57.6%)
1990 7,183,647 140,710 (2.0%) -28,831 24.4 3.47 149 3,967,241 (55.2%)
1985 6,488,856 137,284 (2.1%) -26,894 23.5 3.88 134 3,495,417 (53.9%)
1980 5,809,269 133,338 (2.3%) -23,620 22.7 4.42 120 2,979,051 (51.3%)
1975 5,149,935 130,462 (2.5%) -17,420 22.0 5.19 107 2,353,057 (45.7%)
1970 4,503,114 127,060 (2.8%) -14,165 21.4 6.18 93 1,810,657 (40.2%)
1965 3,878,948 120,992 (3.1%) -11,234 21.0 7.05 80 1,359,145 (35.0%)
1960 3,294,042 112,257 (3.3%) -8,698 21.0 7.56 68 995,756 (30.2%)

In 2017 the population of Dominican Republic was 10,767,000 and the average age increased from 21.0 in 1960 to 30.0. Urban population has increased from 5,287,077 (61.7%) in 2000 to 8,859,000 (81.4%) in the current year. The population density of Dominican Republic has changed from 120.2 in 1980 to 220.4 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 11,108,000 111,000 (1.0%) -29,534 30.8 2.31 230 9,193,000 (82.8%)
2025 11,632,000 100,000 (0.9%) -28,069 32.0 2.19 241 9,935,000 (85.4%)
2030 12,098,000 88,000 (0.7%) -27,629 33.3 2.08 250 10,548,000 (87.2%)
2035 12,497,000 75,000 (0.6%) -25,629 34.7 1.99 259 11,033,000 (88.3%)
2040 12,831,000 61,000 (0.5%) -25,629 36.0 1.91 266 11,411,000 (88.9%)
2045 13,087,000 45,000 (0.3%) -25,629 37.3 1.86 271 11,717,000 (89.5%)
2050 13,265,000 30,000 (0.2%) -25,629 38.6 1.82 275 11,952,000 (90.1%)

Total Dominican Republic population should reach 11,108,000 by 2020 and should increase to 13,265,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 79.7 (77.2 years for male and 82.3 years for females). Population density will go up to 274.5 people per square kilometer.

Dominican Republic demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 1.08% (118,209 residents, including 65,047 deaths). The demographics of Dominican Republic constitutes of 5,466,000 women and 5,417,000 men, which means there are 991 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 38.1% of population (4,142,070) is 19 or younger, 54.8% of population (5,962,796) is between age 20 and 64 and 7.2% of population (780,311) is over 65.

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