UNFPA Dominican Republic

During the last five years, the Dominican Republic has achieved macroeconomic stability, despite the global financial crisis. Despite this achievement, challenges persist in reducing poverty and increasing the coverage of basic services. The maternal mortality ratio in the Dominican Republic is almost double the regional average. The programme concentrates on strategic and urgent issues, such as universal access to sexual and reproductive health services, the promotion of sex education, and the use of demographic data in policymaking and in efforts to combat gender-based violence and reduce maternal mortality.

Data overview View more

Population

Population par tranche d'âge, %
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    Population âgée de 0 à 14 ans (en %)
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    Population âgée de 15 à 64 ans (en %)
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    Population aged 65+

Santé sexuelle et reproductive

Part des naissances encadrées par un personnel de santé qualifié, %, 2014-2019
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    Part des naissances encadrées par un personnel de santé qualifié

Planification familiale

Proportion of demand satisfied with modern methods, women aged 15-49, per cent, 2022
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    Modern method  

Éducation

Total net enrolment rate, percent

Gender, Rights, and Human Capital

Pratiques nuisibles

Key results of Dominican Republic in 2020 View more
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National plan for sexual and reproductive health

A costed, integrated national plan was developed for sexual and reproductive health, which prioritizes access for key groups
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Youth participation in humanitarian response

During a humanitarian crisis, young people were included in decision-making mechanisms in all phases of humanitarian response
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Rights of marginalized groups

Intervention models or strategies to empower marginalized and excluded groups to exercise their reproductive rights were rolled out
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Coordination body for gender-based violence

During a humanitarian crisis, a functioning inter-agency gender-based violence coordination body was in place
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Census sample availability

A representative sample of census data was released within 12 months of launching the main census report
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Rapid assessments in crises

During a humanitarian crisis, rapid assessments of affected populations were conducted
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Child, early and forced marriage

1,823
Girls received, with support from UNFPA, prevention, protection services, and/or care related to child, early, and forced marriage
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Community declarations on harmful practices

18
Communities made public declarations to eliminate harmful practices, with support from UNFPA, including child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation
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Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

6
Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls
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Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

665
Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
2020 Humanitarian results achieved for Kenya View more
10,865
Number of dignity kits distributed
177,730
UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries
31
Adolescent and youth-friendly spaces supported by UNFPA
17
Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth)
909,613
Affected population reached with Family Planning services
122
Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Service Package for reproductive health
People reached with Dignity Kits in 1 countries
Appeal Country People reached with Dignity Kits
la République du Kenya 924377
Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services in 1 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
la République du Kenya 44561
People reached with adolescent sexual and reproductive health services, supplies and information in 1 countries
Appeal Country Women reached with sexual and reproductive health services, including antenatal and postnatal care, emergency obstetric and newborn care services
la République du Kenya 177730
Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth) in 1 countries
Appeal Country Safe spaces supported by UNFPA (includes safe spaces for women, girls and youth
la République du Kenya 17
Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA in 1 countries
Appeal Country Health Facilities that provide Emergency Obstetric Care, supported by UNFPA
la République du Kenya 52
Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package in 1 countries
Appeal Country Personnel trained on various aspects of sexual and reproductive health, including the Minimum Initial Service Package
la République du Kenya 122
Demographic Dividend: Dominican Republic View more

Population Pyramid

females
males
Population in thousands

Espérance de vie

Total fertility rate

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Year: 2018 Note: Years 2017 to 2100 are projected data.
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Source: United Nations, Population Division, World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision

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