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Suriname - Americas


Geographic zone Americas
Region: South America
Population492 000
in: 2011
World rank: 172
Population Forecast in 2050619 000
World rank in 2050: 165
Capital Paramaribo
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: not avail
in: not avail
Main language spoken Dutch
Area (sq km)164 000
World rank: 91
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions SRD) 3.30 3.30|not defined 3.30|SRD
in: 2010
Rank: 160
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (SRD) 6701 6701|not defined 6701|SRD
in: 2010
Rank: 89
Currency Surinamese Dollar
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) SRD =
Public debt (% of GDP) not avail
in: not avail
Geographic zone Americas
Region: South America
Population492 000
in: 2011
World rank: 172
Population Forecast in 2050619 000
World rank in 2050: 165
Population growth by 2050127 000
Rank move: 7
Growth: 25.81 %
Capital Paramaribo
in: 2011
Capital population
Number: not avail
in: not avail
Time zone
Time difference vs GMT: -3
Main language spoken Dutch
Area (sq km)164 000
World rank: 91
Population density3.00 per sq.km.
World rank: 210
Urbanization69 %
in: 2011
Median age28.7
in: 2011
Age Structure
65+: 6.3 %
15-64: 67.3 %
0-14: 26.4 %
in: 2011
Birth rate (per 1000)16
in: 2010
Death rate (per 1000)5.54
in: 2010
Life expectancy74
Female: 77
Male : 71
in: 2011
Male ratio50.25 %
Literacy (age 15+)89.6 %
Female: 87.2 %
Male : 92 %
in: 2004
Average Height
Male cm : not avail
Female cm: not avail
Obesity rate %
Male : 16.5
World rank: 82
Female: 34.6
World rank: 31
Telephone code597
Internet. sr
FIPS 10 NS
ISO Code SR
GDP (billions $) GDP (billions not defined) GDP (billions SRD) 3.30 3.30|not defined 3.30|SRD
in: 2010
Rank: 160
GDP per Capita (USD) GDP per Capita (not defined) GDP per Capita (SRD) 6701 6701|not defined 6701|SRD
in: 2010
Rank: 89
Currency Surinamese Dollar
Currency code and today's rate (vs USD) SRD =
Public debt (% of GDP) not avail
in: not avail
GDP breakdown by sector
GDP Services: 64.8 %
GDP Industry: 24.4 %
GDP Agriculture: 10.8 %
Labor Force breakdown by sector
Labor Force Services: 78 %
Labor Force Industry: 14 %
Labor Force Agriculture: 8 %
Annual income per capita (USD) Annual income per capita (not defined) Annual income per capita (SRD) 9500 9500|not defined 9500|SRD
in: 2011
Unemployment rate %9.5
in: 2004
Population below poverty line70 %