Suriname Suriname: 15,256 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Suriname is a country in South America.
The population in Suriname totals 548.456 people. The fertility rate was 2,28 births per women in the year 2015. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Suriname in the year 2050 will first rise to 621.079 and in the year 2100 will fall again to 570.948. Suriname has a life expectency of 70,9 years.

With an area of 163.820 sq. km Suriname has a rank of 91 among all countries in the world. Suriname has a low population density of 3,4 people per sq. km (World rank 218). By 2050 the population density will rise to 3,8 people per sq. km. The borderline with its neighboring countries is 1.703 km. In addition, it has a coastline (length between land and sea including islands) of 386 km.

The economic strength of Suriname in the year 2016 according to the gross domestic product accounts for 3,62 billion US $ and ranks 170th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita amounts to 6.484 US $ and is therefore in the in the middle in the international comparison. The unemployment rate in the year 2016 was 10,0 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1975
ISO country code SR
Internet Domain .sr
License plate SME
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Suriname

All datasets for Suriname by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (152)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (156)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
CO2 emissions (kt)
Economy (14,104)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (452)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
High-tech exports (% of manufactured exports)
Royalty and license fees, receipts (BoP, US $)
Geography and Agriculture (371)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (21)
Internet users
Mobile phones