Suriname - Daten & Fakten

Daten & Fakten
Flagge: Suriname Suriname
Hauptstadt
name: Paramaribo geographic coordinates: 5 50 N, 55 10 W time difference: UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Staatsbürgerschaft
citizenship by birth: no citizenship by descent only: at least one parent must be a citizen of Suriname dual citizenship recognized: no residency requirement for naturalization: 5 years
Regierungstyp
presidential republic
Rechtsordnung
civil law system influenced by Dutch civil law; note - the Commissie Nieuw Surinaamse Burgerlijk Wetboek completed drafting a new civil code in February 2009
Wahlrecht
18 years of age; universal
Country Comparison :: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
13.4
est.
Country Comparison :: GDP - per capita (PPP)
$14,900
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Labor force
144,000
2014 est.
Country Comparison :: Unemployment rate
8.90
2017 est.
Labor force
144,000
Population below poverty line
70%(2002 est.)
Unemployment rate   (%)
8.9%(2017 est.)9.7%(2016 est.)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24   (%)
total:13.4%male:9%female:21.9%(2015 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years:24.11%(male 73,466 /female 70,704)15-24 years:17.36%(male 52,876 /female 50,913)25-54 years:44.42%(male 135,282 /female 130,327)55-64 years:7.94%(male 23,377 /female 24,085)65 years and over:6.17%(male 16,019 /female 20,878)(2018 est.)
Birth rate   (births/1,000 population)
15.6 births/1,000 population(2018 est.)
Death rate   (deaths/1,000 population)
6.10
Languages
Dutch (official), English (widely spoken), Sranang Tongo (Surinamese, sometimes called Taki-Taki, is the native language of Creoles and much of the younger population and is lingua franca among others), Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), Javanese
Life expectancy at birth   (years)
72.80
Major urban areas - population
239,000 PARAMARIBO (capital) (2018)
Median age   (years)
total:30.2 yearsmale:29.8 yearsfemale:30.6 years(2018 est.)
Net migration rate
0.5 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Population distribution
population concentrated along the nothern coastal strip; the remainder of the country is sparsely populated
Population growth rate   (%)
1%(2018 est.)
Total fertility rate   (children born/woman)
1.9 children born/woman(2018 est.)
Urbanization
rate of urbanization: 0.9% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Education expenditures
NA
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home
(31 December 2009 est.)
Country Comparison :: Central bank discount rate
10.00
2013
Central bank discount rate   (%)
10.00
Country Comparison :: Exports
$2,028,000,000
2017 est.
Exports
$2,028,000,000
Exports - partners
Switzerland 38%, Hong Kong 21.9%, Belgium 10.1%, UAE 7.2%, Guyana 6.1% (2017)
Area   (sq km)
total:163,820 sq kmland:156,000 sq kmwater:7,820 sq km
Land use
agricultural land:0.5%(2011 est.)arable land:0.4%(2011 est.) / permanent crops:0%(2011 est.) / permanent pasture:0.1%(2011 est.)forest:94.6%(2011 est.)other:4.9%(2011 est.)
Location
Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between French Guiana and Guyana
Country Comparison :: Imports
$1,293,000,000
2017 est.
Imports
$1,293,000,000
Imports - partners
US 30.6%, Netherlands 14.8%, Trinidad and Tobago 11.4%, China 7.6% (2017)
Country Comparison :: Inflation rate (consumer prices)
22.00
2017 est.
Inflation rate (consumer prices)   (%)
22.00
Country Comparison :: Electricity - production
1,967,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - consumption
1,750,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - exports
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - imports
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - production
17,000
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - exports
2015 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - imports
820
2015 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - production
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - exports
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - imports
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - fixed lines
89,030
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - mobile cellular
795,871
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Internet users
265,964
July 2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Broadband - fixed subscriptions
71,217
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Airports
55
2013
Country Comparison :: Waterways
1,200
2011
Airports
55
Broadband - fixed subscriptions
total:71,217(2017 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:12(2017 est.)
Crude oil - exports   (bbl/day)
0
Crude oil - imports   (bbl/day)
820 bbl/day(2015 est.)
Crude oil - production   (bbl/day)
17,000 bbl/day(2017 est.)
Electricity - consumption   (kWh)
1,750,000,000
Electricity - exports   (kWh)
0
Electricity - imports   (kWh)
0
Electricity - production   (kWh)
1,967,000,000
Internet users
total: 265,964 (July 2016 est.)
Natural gas - exports   (cu m)
0
Natural gas - imports   (cu m)
0 cu m(2017 est.)
Natural gas - production   (cu m)
0 cu m(2017 est.)
Roadways

Telephones - fixed lines
total subscriptions:89,030(2017 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:15(2017 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellular
795,871
Waterways   (km)
1,200
Disputes - international
area claimed by French Guiana between Riviere Litani and Riviere Marouini (both headwaters of the Lawa); Suriname claims a triangle of land between the New and Kutari/Koetari rivers in a historic dispute over the headwaters of the Courantyne; Guyana seeks UN Convention on the Law of the Sea arbitration to resolve the longstanding dispute with Suriname over the axis of the territorial sea boundary in potentially oil-rich waters
Country Comparison :: Public debt
69.30
2017 est.
Public debt   (% of GDP)
69.30
Country Comparison :: GDP - real growth rate
1.90
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Gross national saving
46.60
2017 est.
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)   (% (of GDP))
-7.8% (of GDP)(2017 est.)
GDP (purchasing power parity)
$8,688,000,000
Industrial production growth rate   (%)
1.00

Länderstatistik

Branche
Land
Unterschied in %
gesamt
Suriname
25 982 000 EUR
20 637 000 EUR
-20.57 %
Bekleidung
Suriname
91 000 EUR
72 000 EUR
-20.88 %
Chemische Erzeugnisse
Suriname
2 012 000 EUR
3 672 000 EUR
82.50 %
Datenverarbeitungsgeräte, elektr. u. opt. Erzeugn.
Suriname
685 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Elektrische Ausrüstungen
Suriname
784 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Energieversorgung
Suriname
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erdöl und Erdgas
Suriname
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erze
Suriname
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erzeugnisse der Landwirtschaft und Jagd
Suriname
3 410 000 EUR
3 184 000 EUR
-6.63 %
Fische und Fischereierzeugnisse
Suriname
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Forstwirtschaftliche Erzeugnisse
Suriname
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Getränke
Suriname
452 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Glas und -waren, Keramik, Steine und Erden
Suriname
638 000 EUR
678 000 EUR
6.27 %
Gummi- und Kunststoffwaren
Suriname
674 000 EUR
644 000 EUR
-4.45 %
Holz und Holz- Kork- Korb- Flechtwaren ohne Möbel
Suriname
11 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kohle
Suriname
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kokereierzeugnisse und Mineralölerzeugnisse
Suriname
422 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kraftwagen und Kraftwagenteile
Suriname
885 000 EUR
2 492 000 EUR
181.58 %
Leder und Lederwaren
Suriname
216 000 EUR
264 000 EUR
22.22 %
Maschinen
Suriname
9 973 000 EUR
5 168 000 EUR
-48.18 %
Metalle
Suriname
128 000 EUR
68 000 EUR
-46.88 %
Metallerzeugnisse
Suriname
859 000 EUR
648 000 EUR
-24.56 %
Möbel
Suriname
249 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Nahrungsmittel und Futtermittel
Suriname
2 002 000 EUR
2 276 000 EUR
13.69 %
Papier, Pappe und Waren daraus
Suriname
553 000 EUR
330 000 EUR
-40.33 %
Pharmazeutische und ähnliche Erzeugnisse
Suriname
1 141 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Sonstige Fahrzeuge
Suriname
14 000 EUR
25 000 EUR
78.57 %
Sonstige Waren
Suriname
698 000 EUR
1 071 000 EUR
53.44 %
Steine und Erden, sonstige Bergbauerzeugnisse
Suriname
19 000 EUR
8 000 EUR
-57.89 %
Tabakerzeugnisse
Suriname
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Textilien
Suriname
66 000 EUR
37 000 EUR
-43.94 %