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 610,000 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 165 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 3,017 millions of euros (3,571 millions of dollars), ( 119.64% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €4,946 euros per inhabitant$5,854 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 0.73 points in 2021, leaving it in 100th place in the table of 191 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 [+]2022€3,439M
Annual GDP [+]2022$3,621M
GDP per capita [+]2022€5,637
GDP per capita [+]2022$5,936
Debt (M.€.) [+]20213,017
Debt ($M) [+]20213,571
Debt (%GDP) [+]2021119.64%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€4,946
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$5,854
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-166
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-196
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-6.58%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2021852.6
Expenditure ($M) [+]20211,009.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020126.5
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]2020144.4
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) [+]202133.80%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€1,398
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$1,654
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020€210
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2020$240
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017€176
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$199
Moody's Rating [+]02/17/2023Caa3
S&P Rating [+]12/06/2023CCC+
Fitch Rating [+]04/01/2021RD
Corruption Index [+]202240
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2015110º
Fragile States Index [+]201864.0
NMW [+]2022$168.4
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 [+]202173.85%
Imports [+]2021€1,290.8M
Imports [+]2021$1,526.6M
Imports % GDP [+]202151.18%
Trade balance [+]2021€571.7M
Trade balance [+]2021$676.2M
Trade balance % GDP [+]202122.67%
Density [+]20214
Global Peace Ranking [+]2023-1º
Remittance received ($M) [+]20176.7
% Immigrant [+]20207.93%
% Emigrant [+]202045.31%
Birth Rate [+]202118.15‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017100.1
Crude death rate [+]20218.67‰
Fertility Rate [+]20212.35
Population [+]2021610,000
Immigrant stock [+]202047,801
Emigrant stock [+]2020273,209
HDI [+]20210.730
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202352º
Life expectancy [+]202170.27
Suicides [+]2015145
Suicide rate [+]201525.50
Number of homicides [+]202245
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20227.28
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20214.64
Annual crude oil production [+]202214
Crude Oil Reserves [+]202189.0
Consumption GWh [+]20212,370
Generation GWh [+]20212,020
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]02/04/20241,404
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]02/04/202482,506
Fully vaccinated [+]05/23/2022237,879
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]02/04/20242,301.64
Doses administered [+]05/23/2022505,699