The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation which shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti. Its many beaches and hotels make it a popular holiday destination attracting many tourists from all over the world. Punta Cana, a region on the eastern part of the country, has many beautiful beaches, resorts, and golf courses. The main language spoken in the country is Spanish but with various regional dialects also in use, such as Dominican Spanish. The Dominican Republic has a diverse culture with a rich history. Dominicans place high value on social etiquette and their public image as a way to project their confidence and place in society. The people are friendly, polite and highly respectful to visitors, while going out of their way to cater to the needs of non-locals.

Average Monthly Earnings

Employment-to-Population Ratio

Unemployment Rate

Employment by Sector

Agriculture 8.8%
Industry 18.8%
Services 72.4%

Employment Distribution by Education

Age 15+

Less than Basic 18.3%
Basic 33.6%
Intermediate 34.2%
Advanced 13.8%
Level Not Stated 0.1%

Age 15-24

Less than Basic 6.9%
Basic 37.9%
Intermediate 52.2%
Advanced 3.0%
Level Not Stated 0%

Age 15-64

Less than Basic 15.9%
Basic 34.3%
Intermediate 35.8%
Advanced 14.0%
Level Not Stated 0%

Age 25+

Less than Basic 20.4%
Basic 32.8%
Intermediate 30.9%
Advanced 15.8%
Level Not Stated 0.1%

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