1960 Dominican Republic Census

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The Fourth National Census of Population of the Dominican Republic was raised on 7 August 1960, during the presidency of Joaquín Balaguer, after a decree issued by his predecessor Héctor Trujillo

This census collected information respect on sex, occupation, age, fertility, race, religion, marital status, nationality, literacy, ability to vote, and housing.

General results[edit]

General results
Indicator Quantity %
Total population 3,047,070 100
Men 1,535,820 50.40
Women 1,511,250 49.60
Peasants 2,124,980 69.74
Urbanites 922,090 30.26
Regions
North 1,483,280 48.68%
South 1,096,960 36.00%
District of Santo Domingo 466,830 15.32%
Results on marital status
Marital status Quantity %
Population of age 15 and older 1,606,170 100.00
Single 607,920 37.85
Married 464,480 28.92
Widowed 51,110 3.18
Cohabitating 462,880 28.82
Divorced 19,780 1.23
Results on nationality
Indicator Quantity %
Dominicans 3,002,370 98.533
Foreigners 44,700 1.467
from Haiti 29,500 0.968
from Spain 4,060 0.133
from Great Britain 2,020 0.066
from Japan 1,200 0.039
from Puerto Rico 1,160 0.038
from the British West Indies 1,130 0,037
from the United States of America 870 0,029
from Lebanon 620 0,020
from China 600 0,020
from British Guyana 420 0,014
from France 340 0,011
from Italy 320 0,011
from the Netherlands 240 0,008
from Cuba 210 0,007
from the Netherlands Antilles 200 0,007
from Syria 140 0,005
from the French West Indies 50 0,002
from British Jamaica 50 0,002
from the Virgin Islands 20 0,001
from other countries 1,550 0,051
Results on race
Indicator Quantity %
Whites 489,850 16.08
White men 231,510 15.07
White women 258,070 17.08
Blacks 331,910 10.89
Black men 179,290 11.67
Black women 152,620 10.10
Mixed people 2,222,380 72.93
Mixed men 1,123,310 73.14
Mixed women 1,099,070 72.73
Yellows 3,200 0.11
Yellow men 1,710 0.11
Yellow women 1,490 0.10
Results on creed
Religion Total
Catholic Christians 2,991,200
Evangelical Christians 29,690
Adventist Christians 5,380
another religion 18,270
no religion 2,530
Population by age and sex
Age group Both genders Males Females
Age 0 to 4 689,662 348,772 340,890
Age 5 to 9 600,310 303,817 296,493
Age 10 to 14 485,429 225,967 259,462
Age 15 to 19 352,527 166,745 185,782
Age 20 to 24 316,111 149,521 166,590
Age 25 to 29 262,800 128,168 134,632
Age 30 to 34 230,888 116,737 114,151
Age 35 to 39 186,213 95,453 90,760
Age 40 to 44 152,799 81,213 71,586
Age 45 to 49 118,635 63,565 55,070
Age 50 to 54 109,625 57,992 51,633
Age 55 to 59 62,697 35,662 27,035
Age 60 to 64 75,086 39,863 35,223
Age 65 to 69 32,662 17,464 15,198
Age 70 to 74 33,413 17,425 15,988
Age 75 and over 45,427 21,764 23,663

Provincial and municipal results[edit]

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • The National office of the Census (1966). Fourth National Census of Population, 1960.

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