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 591,798 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 167 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 3,031 millions of euros (3,587 millions of dollars), ( 125.7% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €5,122 euros per inhabitant$6,062 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 162th 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 [+]2021€2,420M
Annual GDP [+]2021$2,862M
GDP per capita [+]2021€4,089
GDP per capita [+]2021$4,836
Debt (M.€.) [+]20213,031
Debt ($M) [+]20213,587
Debt (%GDP) [+]2021125.70%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€5,122
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$6,062
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-183
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-217
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-7.61%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2021838.1
Expenditure ($M) [+]2021991.9
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019257.5
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2019288.3
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]202110.11%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2017116.0
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]2017131.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201711.78%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202134.76%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€1,416
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$1,676
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019€431
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2019$482
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€176
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$199
Moody's Rating [+]07/07/2020Caa3
S&P Rating [+]11/06/2020SD
Fitch Rating [+]04/01/2021RD
Corruption Index [+]202139
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015110º
Fragile States Index [+]201864.0
NMW [+]2022$182.0
Doing Business [+]2020162º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015340.39
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202038.0%
Annual arrivals [+]2017278,000
Exports [+]2021€1,862.5M
Exports [+]2021$2,202.8M
Exports % GDP [+]202176.96%
Imports [+]2021€1,290.8M
Imports [+]2021$1,526.6M
Imports % GDP [+]202153.34%
Trade balance [+]2021€571.7M
Trade balance [+]2021$676.2M
Trade balance % GDP [+]202123.63%
Density [+]20214
Remittance received ($M) [+]20176.7
% Immigrant [+]20197.72%
% Emigrant [+]201970.82%
Birth Rate [+]202018.05‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017100.1
Crude death rate [+]20207.45‰
Fertility Rate [+]20202.37
Population [+]2021591,798
Immigrant stock [+]201946,157
Emigrant stock [+]2019423,517
HDI [+]20190.738
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202244º
Life expectancy [+]202071.80
Suicides [+]2015145
Suicide rate [+]201525.50
Number of homicides [+]202055
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20209.38
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20214.64
Annual crude oil production [+]202115
Crude Oil Reserves [+]202189.0
Consumption GWh [+]20212,370
Generation GWh [+]20212,020
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]12/05/20221,393
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]12/05/202281,581
Fully vaccinated [+]05/23/2022237,879
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]12/05/20222,353.84
Doses administered [+]05/23/2022505,699