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International Rankings of Suriname - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Suriname, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Suriname, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 38 16 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 130 92270 2020
Internet users - percent of population 53 66 % 2021
Internet users - total 170 402600 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 41 18 2022
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 134 108250 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 19 150 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 163 928840 2022
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 157 1.648 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 174 863.000 million US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 92 7.8 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 64 176.130 million US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 158 1.700 billion US Dollars 2017
Exports 154 2.299 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 174 3.419 billion US Dollars 2017
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 28 68.9 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 108 11.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 181 27.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 135 60.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 2 52.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 2 26.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 73 11.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 59 31.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 115 57.4 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 129 N/A % 2024
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 112 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 46 N/A % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 177 1.876 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 189 10.92 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 5 59.11 % 2021
Labor force 170 244200 US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 4 70 % 2002
Public debt 63 69.3 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 166 9.052 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 187 2.73 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 100 14800 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 63 4.95 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 145 992.257 million US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 120 16.4 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 65 10.06 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 26 46.137 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 50 22.1 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 33 30.5 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 128 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 120 11000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 150 2.361 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 122 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 140 2.938 billion kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 76 808.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 149 542000 kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 143 234.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 14 97.4 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 9 98.8 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 6 99.5 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 54 0.3 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 110 40.5 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 38 58.8 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 65 0.4 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 71 82.356 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2020
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 81 200 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 64 89.000 million bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 146 15800 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 75 14800 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 76 14000 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 146 10700 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 103 7571 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 145 1.74 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 143 2.28 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 130 12.17 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 196 0.5 2018
Land use - arable land 158 0.4 2018
Land use - forest 1 94.6 2018
Land use - permanent crops 86 0 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 161 0.1 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 29 2.36 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 71 99.000 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 102 430.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 81 140.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 108 50.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 118 0.88 2025
Urbanization - urban population 80 66.4 2023
Geography
Area - land 93 156000 sq km 0
Area - total 94 163820 sq km 0
Area - water 77 782092 sq km 0
Coastline 119 386 km 0
Elevation - highest point 128 1230 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 36 2 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 118 246 meters 0
Irrigated land 107 600 sq km 2020
Land boundaries - total 90 1907 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 196 0.5 2018
Land use - arable land 158 0.4 2018
Land use - forest 1 94.6 2018
Land use - permanent crops 86 0 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 161 0.1 2018
Military
Military expenditures 36 1.2 % of GDP 2019
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 45 3.4 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 49 0.18 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 29 2.87 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 57 6.6 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 83 0.14 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 92 15.2 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 2 19.6 2018
Child marriage - women married by age 15 13 8.8 0
Child marriage - women married by age 18 10 36 0
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 53 6.7 % 2018
Contraceptive prevalence rate 83 39.1 % 2018
Current health expenditure 50 6.8 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 110 52.1 % 2023
Death rate 62 6.6 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 100 11 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 75 9.1 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 114 50.9 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 88 40 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 6 99.5 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 96 1.8 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 93 0.9 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 59 0.5 % of population 0
Education expenditures 36 5 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 78 0.92 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 82 21.351 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 39 38 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 52 29.9 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 158 76.5155 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 100 68.9 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 92 72.6 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 45 93.4 % 2021
Literacy - male 27 96.5 % 0
Literacy - total population 39 95 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 67 96 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 131 32.6118 years 0
Median age - male 87 30.7 years 0
Median age - total 80 31.6 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 86 N/A 2024
Net migration rate 37 2.5 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 36 26.4 % 2016
Physicians density 115 0.82 physicians/1,000 population 2018
Population 170 639759 2023
Population growth rate 71 1.11 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 15 98.5 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 90 8.8 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 94 4 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 80 1.5 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 13 1.03 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 23 1 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 43 0.7 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 7 1.07 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 21 0.98 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 99 1.91 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 118 0.88 2025
Urbanization - urban population 80 66.4 2023
Transportation
Airports 78 55 2024
Heliports 65 1 2024
Merchant marine - total 132 13 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 70 33.200 million 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 131 272347 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 82 20 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 24 4 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 93 1119 km 2003
Roadways - total 96 4304 km 2003
Waterways 58 1200 km 2011

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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