Santo Domingo. –The Ministry of Economy, Planning and Development highlights in a report the contribution of the Dominican community in the United States and the measures proposed by the Government of Change to support the Dominican community abroad.
Dominicans (2.1 million) are the fifth largest group of Hispanics in the United States and represent 2.1% of the Hispanic population in that country. 46% were born in the United States, 52% of them are men and 48% are women.
This data is contained in the report “Development and Remittances: The Dominican Community in the United States and Government Proposals for Change,” prepared by the Minister of Economy, Planning and Development, Miguel Ceará Hutton, and presented during the first Cabinet. Ministers convene to plan actions for the Dominican community abroad.
The report was also prepared on the occasion of President Luis Abenader’s trip to the United States to participate in the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly and where the agenda for meetings with the Dominican diaspora was exhausted.
Minister Shara Hatton specifies that the average annual income per immigrant (2.1 million) is $21,757 (including seniors and newborns) while in the Dominican Republic, GDP per capita is $8.583, 39% of what it is in Dominican. Received in the United States.