Dominican Republic has 458,233 Haitians; 13,524 Americans
Santo Domingo.- Haitians in the country (458,233) are 87.3% of the immigrant population, says Dominican Republic’s first National Immigrant Survey (ENI-2012).
The National Statistics Office (NSO) census tallied 524,632 immigrants from at least 60 nations living in the country, or 5.4% of the total population estimated at 9.7 million.
After Haiti, the countries with the most immigrants figure the United States (13,524), Spain (6,720), Puerto Rico (4,416), Italy (4,040), China (3,643), France (3,599), Venezuela (3,434), Cuba (3,145), Colombia ( 2,738) and Germany (1,792), mostly in urban areas.
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