Dominican Republic Population

The Dominican Republic is a country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region. It occupies the eastern five-eighths of the island, which it shares with Haiti/ The Dominican Republic is the second-largest nation and third-largest by population in the Caribbean.

 The total Land Area of the Dominican Republic is 48,320 sq. km (18,660 sq. mi) & the Population Density of the Dominican Republic is 225 per sq. Km (581 people per sq. mi). According to the UN World population studies, the population of the Dominican Republic in 2023 is 11,332,972 (1.1 Crores)

Dominican Republic2023 Population
Total Population11,332,972 (1.1 million)
Global Rank84
Share of World Pop.0.14%
Land Area 48,320 sq. km (18,660 sq. mi)
Area Rank128
Pop. Density225 people/sq. km
Dominican Republic Demographics
Fertility Rate* 2.36
Infant mortality rate ** 22.9
Median Age  28 Years
Life Expectancy 74.65 years
Urban Population 85%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a Christian-majority country and 69% of the population adheres to Christianity. Roman Catholics (48%) is the largest denomination followed by Protestant churches (21%)

Non-Christian faiths account for 2% and include Islam, Hinduism, Baháʼí Faith, Jews, and African traditional faiths. The remaining 29% are classified as unaffiliated, which can mean agnostic, atheist, or “nothing in particular.”

Religion percentage in the Dominican Republic 

  • Roman Catholicism – 48%
  • Protestantism – 21%
  • Unaffiliated – 28%
  • Others – 2%
  • No Answer – 1%

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Top Cities in Dominican Republic by Population

1Santo Domingo29,08,607
3La Vega2,10,736
4San Cristóbal2,09,165
5San Pedro de Macorís2,05,911
6San Francisco de Macorís1,38,167
7La Romana1,30,842
9Puerto Plata1,22,186
Population of Dominican Republic 2023 | Religion in Dominican Republic