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 603,000 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 2020 was 3,751 millions of euros (4,285 millions of dollars), ( 148.24% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €6,221 euros per inhabitant$7,106 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

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Paramaribo: Monthly Rainfall
Suriname Economy
Annual GDP [+]2020€2,525M
Annual GDP [+]2020$2,884M
GDP per capita [+]2020€4,187
GDP per capita [+]2020$4,787
Debt (M.€.) [+]20203,751
Debt ($M) [+]20204,285
Debt (%GDP) [+]2020148.24%
Debt Per Capita [+]2020€6,221
Debt Per Capita [+]2020$7,106
Deficit (M.€) [+]2020-334
Deficit ($M) [+]2020-382
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2020-13.20%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2020800.2
Expenditure ($M) [+]2020914.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]2019257.5
Education Expenditure ($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) [+]202031.62%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020€1,327
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2020$1,516
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 [+]202038
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 [+]2020€2,023.3M
Exports [+]2020$2,311.0M
Exports % GDP [+]202080.13%
Imports [+]2020€1,261.6M
Imports [+]2020$1,441.0M
Imports % GDP [+]202049.97%
Trade balance [+]2020€761.7M
Trade balance [+]2020$870.0M
Trade balance % GDP [+]202030.17%
Density [+]20204
Remittance received ($M) [+]20176.7
% Immigrant [+]20197.72%
% Emigrant [+]201970.82%
Birth Rate [+]201918.30‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]2017100.1
Crude death rate [+]20197.39‰
Fertility Rate [+]20192.39
Population [+]2020603,000
Immigrant stock [+]201946,157
Emigrant stock [+]2019423,517
HDI [+]20190.738
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202077º
Life expectancy [+]201971.68
Suicides [+]2015145
Suicide rate [+]201525.50
Number of homicides [+]201930
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20195.16
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20202.84
Annual crude oil production [+]202015
Crude Oil Reserves [+]202189.0
Consumption GWh [+]20192,938
Generation GWh [+]20192,364
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]01/17/20221,216
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]01/17/202265,282
Fully vaccinated [+]01/13/2022230,808
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]01/17/20222,016.58
Doses administered [+]01/13/2022494,017