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Country fact sheet: Dominican Republic

Population

- Total population: 10 848 000
- Female population: 5 430 000
- Male population: 5 418 000
The World Bank (2020)

Health Expenditure

- Total per capita (US$): 461.5
- Out-of-pocket (% of total expenditure on health): 44.7
World Health Organization (2018)

Human Development Index

- HDI: 0.756
- Category: High
UNDP Human Development Report (2020)

Geography

Life Expectancy at Birth

- Total population (years): 72.8
- Female population (years): 76.2
- Male population (years): 69.8
World Health Organization (2019)

Cancer Burden

- Overall cancer incidence (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 172.4
- Overall cancer mortality (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 99.6
- Most common cancer site by incidence for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (59.1)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (26.4)
- Most common cancer site by incidence for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (88.7)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (35.0)
- GLOBOCAN 2020 population fact sheet
GLOBOCAN (2020)

Check also the following factsheets: Breast, Cervical, Colorectal