Dominican Republic
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP, 2022)
Population (UNFPA, 2022)
11.1 milion

Volunteer statistics (ILO)*

Source: ILOSTATS. The data is collected by ILO from national statistical offices. As national statistics on volunteer work are produced using a variety of approaches and tools, direct and cross-country comparisons are not recommended. For more information, visit

No data

Measurement work

No data

Laws, Policies, Schemes on Volunteering

Does the country have a piece of legislation on volunteering?

No data

Does the country have a national policy, scheme, plan or strategy specific to volunteering?


Name of specific policy, strategy or plan on volunteering at the national level. Year created Source link What are the relevant SDG areas/crosscutting themes of the policy, plan scheme or strategy?

Ley 1-12 Ley de estrategia nacional de desarrollo 2030

2012 View source

Does the country have a sectoral and cross-sectoral policy, scheme, plan or strategy that mentions volunteering?


VNR Reporting

Informe Nacional Voluntario 2018

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No mention No mention

INFORME NACIONAL VOLUNTARIO Crecimiento con equidad y respeto al medioambiente

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Reporting positive contribution of volunteering to the SDGs

Paragraph 1, page 91

It is proposed that the participation mechanisms of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for vulnerable groups will improve, the exchange of experiences and good practices will be promoted, training on sustainable development will be provided, funding will be expanded to non-profit associations, volunteerism will be advocated and the monitoring process for the SDGs will be strengthened.

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