USAID works with the Dominican government and people to improve citizen security and promote economic growth in the Dominican Republic. Photo credit: Fundación Sur Futuro
About Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic is the Caribbean’s largest economy, with an estimated 2014 gross domestic product (GDP) of $64.14 billion. Despite being a middle income country, more than 40 percent of Dominicans live in poverty, with the wealthiest 10 percent of the population accounting for more than 40 percent of the country’s income.
Last updated: November 08, 2016