Suriname Suriname

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Suriname, is a country located at South America, it has an area of 163,820 Km2.

Suriname, with a population of 581,363 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a low population density, 4 people per km2.

It's capital is Paramaribo and its currency is Surinamese dollars

Suriname is holding the 163 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2018 was 2,216 millions of euros (2,617 millions of dollars), ( 75.56% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 3,847€ euros per inhabitant4,544$ dollars per inhabitant.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Suriname, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.738 points in 2019, leaving it in 97th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Suriname are business, you must know it's in the 165th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Suriname, if you want to see information about other countries click here

Paramaribo: Monthly Temp.
Paramaribo: Monthly Rainfall
Suriname Economy
Annual GDP [+]20193,303M.€
Annual GDP [+]20193,697M.$
GDP per capita [+]20195,681€
GDP per capita [+]20196,360$
Debt (M.€.) [+]20182,216
Debt (M.$.) [+]20182,617
Debt (%GDP) [+]201875.56%
Debt Per Capita [+]20183,847€
Debt Per Capita [+]20184,544$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2018-219
Deficit (M.$) [+]2018-259
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2018-7.47%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018906.4
Expenditure (M.$) [+]20181,070.5
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017103.9
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]2017117.3
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201711.78%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201830.91%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20181,574€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20181,859$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017176€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017199$
Moody's Rating [+]07/07/2020Caa3
S&P Rating [+]11/06/2020SD
Fitch Rating [+]12/10/2020C
Corruption Index [+]201843
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015110º
Fragile States Index [+]201864.0
Doing Business [+]2019165º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015340.39
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202038.0%
Annual arrivals [+]2017278,000
Exports [+]20192,027.7 M.€
Exports [+]20192,270.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201961.39%
Imports [+]20191,625.7 M.€
Imports [+]20191,820.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201949.22%
Trade balance [+]2019402.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]2019450.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]201912.17%
Density [+]20194
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20176.7
% Immigrant [+]20197.94%
% Emigrant [+]201972.85%
Birth Rate [+]201818.54‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017100.1
Crude death rate [+]20187.34‰
Fertility Rate [+]20182.42
Population [+]2019581,363
Immigrant stock [+]201946,157
Emigrant stock [+]2019423,517
HDI [+]20190.738
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201879º
Life expectancy [+]201871.57
Suicides [+]2015145
Suicide rate [+]201525.50
Number of homicides [+]201731
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20175.43
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20193.59
Annual crude oil production [+]201915
Crude Oil Reserves (Million barrels) [+]202189.0
Consumption GWh [+]20181,663
Generation GWh [+]20181,889
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]02/23/2021170
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]02/23/20218,880
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]02/23/2021292.42