High unemployment and underemployment remains an important longterm challenge. This is an alphabetical list of countries by past and future gross domestic product per capita, based on the purchasing power parity ppp methodology, not on official exchange rates. Real gdp at constant national prices for dominican republic millions of 2011 u. As the graph below shows, over the past 58 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 398,586. The dominican republics economy rebounded from the global recession in 201016, and the fiscal situation is improving. The dominican republic was explored by columbus on. The dominican republic gdp forecast 2017, economic data. Dominican republic extractive industries transparency. Dollars, annual, not seasonally adjusted 1951 to 2017 20190611 cash surplusdeficit % of. The dominican republic dr has enjoyed strong economic growth in recent years, averaging 5. Following economic turmoil in the late 1980s and 1990, during which the gross domestic product gdp fell by up to 5% and consumer price inflation reached an unprecedented 100%, the dominican republic entered a period of growth and declining inflation until 2002, after which the economy entered a. Dominican republic economy gdp, inflation, cpi and.
Gdp per capita current lcu the value for gdp per capita current lcu in dominican republic was 398,586. This page links all who information to its response on the public health emergency of international concern. As of june 30, 2018, according to the wto, the dominican republic had 89 nontariff measures in force. The economy of the dominican republic is the eighth largest in latin america, and is the. The human capital index hci database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the human capital index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender. Zika and complications this page links all who information to its response on the public health emergency of international concern. The economy rebounded from the global recession in 201016, and the fiscal situation. The dr remains the most rapid economy in the region in 2014 and 2015, with a real gdp growth at 7 percent. Remittances from the us amount to about 7% of gdp, equivalent to about a third of exports and twothirds of tourism receipts. Dominican republic economy 2020, cia world factbook. The economy bounced back in q3 from a sharp slowdown in the second quarter, according to central bank data q3.
In the first quarter of this year, the dominican economy grew 5. The gross domestic product gdp is equal to the total expenditures for all final goods and services produced within the country in a stipulated period of time. Health expenditure as share of gdp in the dominican republic. For the last 20 years, the dominican republic has been one of the fastest growing economies in latin america. This rate is 23 tenths of one percent higher than the figure of 4. The dominican republic was for most of its history primarily an exporter of sugar, coffee, and tobacco, but over the last three decades the economy has become more diversified as the service sector has overtaken agriculture as the economys largest employer, due to growth in construction, tourism, and free trade zones. Gross domestic product gdp denotes the aggregate value of all services. Economic survey of latin america and the caribbean. These are the poorest places in the dominican republic. List of countries by past and projected gdp ppp per.
The country is the site of the single largest gold mine in latin america, the pueblo viejo mine. The dominican republic continues to be one of the best performing countries in latin america in economic terms, with an average gdp growth of around 7% in the period of 20142016. Central america dominican republic the world factbook. Dollars, annual, not seasonally adjusted 1951 to 2017 20190611 cash surplusdeficit % of gdp for the dominican republic.
Country report 2017 includes the dominican republic real gross domestic product growth rate, with latest forecasts and historical data, gdp per capita, and gdp composition by sector. Merchandise trade summary statistics data for dominican republic dom including exports and imports, applied tariffs, top export and import by partner countries and top exportedimported product groups, along with development indicators from wdi such as gdp, gni per capita, trade balance and trade as percentage of gdp for year 2016. In 2018, contribution of travel and tourism to gdp % of gdp for dominican republic was 17. Its area equals that of vermont and new hampshire combined. Gdp growth annual % dominican republic from the world bank. Dominican republic economic indicators moodys analytics. Central bank slashes rates at emergency meeting in march and announces liquidity. The central america dominican republic free trade agreement came into force in march 2007, boosting investment and manufacturing exports. Inflation dips in february but stays within the target range. The gross domestic product gdp measures of national income and output for a given countrys economy.
In 2018, dominican republics gross domestic product amounted to around 186. President danilo medina of the longruling dominican liberation party pld won a second fouryear term in 2016, and the pld is likely to be wellpositioned to. Dominican republic gdp growth rate chart, historic, and current data. A tax reform package passed in november 2012, a reduction in government spending, and lower energy costs helped to narrow the central government budget deficit from 6. That the dominican republic can combine economic and political stability is an important part of the countrys appeal to international companies and investors. Migration from the dominican republic to the united states largely began after rebel forces killed dominican dictator rafael trujillo in 1961. Dominican republic economy, politics and gdp growth summary.
Dominican republic gdp growth rate table by year, historic, and current data. Dominican republic contribution of travel and tourism to gdp. Dominican republic expenditure on education % of gdp 2016. The combined value of exports and imports is equal to 52. The economy in the dominican republic international living. Live estimate for national public debt today and since the beginning of the year. Over the last two decades, the dominican republic have been standing out as one of the fastest economies in the americas. This contrasted sharply with that of the average 1. Following economic turmoil in the late 1980s and 1990, during which the gross domestic product gdp fell by up to 5% and consumer price inflation reached an unprecedented 100%, the dominican republic entered a period of growth and declining inflation until 2002, after which the economy entered a recession. Jan 14, 2020 in 2017, spending on health represented nearly 6. Share of economic sectors in the gdp in dominican republic 2018. World bank national accounts data, and oecd national accounts data files.
Growth is the fastest in the region and the imf praised the countrys economic and financial progress following its most recent article iv visit in december 2015. In 2014, the dominican republics economy grew at the fastest rate in latin america, driven by a continuing expansion of mining activity and strong growth in. The statistic shows gross domestic product gdp in dominican republic from 1984 to 2018, with projections up until 2021. Despite its strong growth and macroeconomic stability, the country has not witnessed significant welfare improvements, until very recently. Dominican republic global economic prospects examines trends for the world economy and how they affect developing countries.
Dominican republic gdp gross domestic product 2018. In the longterm, the dominican republic gdp annual growth rate is projected to trend around 2. The dominican republic in the west indies occupies the eastern twothirds of the island of hispaniola, which it shares with haiti. Dominican republic gdp annual growth rate 19922019 data. In the first quarter of 2017, the economy expanded by 5. Percentile ranks are calculated using the latest available data for all countries within the last 5 years. Apr 29, 2020 the statistic shows gross domestic product gdp in dominican republic from 1984 to 2018, with projections up until 2021. The dominican republics economic freedom score is 60. Economic and political instability during the transition period and subsequent u. This page provides dominican republic gdp actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. The dominican republics economic growth has been one of the strongest in the lac region over the past 25 years. These figures have been taken from the international monetary funds world economic outlook weo database, october 2019 edition. The report includes countryspecific threeyear forecasts for major macroeconomic indicators, including commodity and financial markets. Looking forward, we estimate gdp annual growth rate in dominican republic to stand at 1.
Merchandise trade statistics for dominican republic dom including exports and imports, applied tariffs, top exporting and importing countries, effectively applied and mfn tariff along with most exported and imported product groups, along with development indicators such as gdp, gni per capita, trade balance and trade as percentage of gdp for most recent year. Dominican republic economy gdp, inflation, cpi and interest. The purpose of this graph is to take a snapshot of a countrys economy in comparison to other economies. Access the latest politics analysis and economic growth summary through 2011 for dominican republic from the economist intelligence unit. Though dominican republic contribution of travel and tourism to gdp % of gdp fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1999 2018 period ending at 17. Economy gains steam before covid19 arrives april 27, 2020 economic activity grew 5. The growth of the dominican republics economy rebounded in 2010 from the global recession.
Dominican republic gdp 19602019 data 20202022 forecast. Dominican republic gross domestic product gdp 19842021. Dominican republic gdp growth rate 19612020 macrotrends. World economics makes available of worlds most comprehensive gdp database covering over countries with historical gdp ppp data from 18702018, building on the lifetimes work of angus maddison. Ranking of the country dominican republic at the global level is from the highest to the lowest data. Politics are currently dominated by the may presidential election. Browse additional economic indicators and data sets, selected by global finance editors, to learn more about the. The dominican republic is an upper middleincome developing country primarily dependent on mining, agriculture, trade, and services. The central americadominican republic free trade agreement came into force in march 2007, boosting investment and manufacturing exports.
Duarte peak, at 10,417 ft 3,175 m, is the highest point in the west indies. The economy of the dominican republic is the eighth largest in latin america, and is the largest in the caribbean and central america region. Institutions and perceptions about public services dominican republic lac oecd 2007 2016 2007 2016 2007 2016 total tax revenue as a share of gdp % 12 15. Dominican republic gdp the economy rediscovers a spring in its step in q3. Hci and gdp per capita ppp log scale, horizontal axis productivity relative to benchmark of complete education and full health. Gross domestic product of dominican republic grew 7% in 2018 compared to last year. Gdp at purchasers prices is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of.8 177 727 423 1185 329 1339 445 970 136 47 487 1043 687 631 468 517 1054 280 774 315 836 488 1073 570 238 1284 1023 1207 1151 129 352 227 437 307 707 113 200