household debts in Suriname

Gross debt in Suriname

The government debt of Suriname refers to the debt of the state proper, but not its federal states, municipalities and institutions.

The government debt in the period from 1991 to 2021 was between 101.4 million and 4.3 billion USD. The highest level within the past 30 years was reached in 2020. However, the liabilities in 2021 have been only four billion USD

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is a debt of 6,120 USD per person. For comparison, the average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 31,701 USD.

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Gross debt of the last 30 years in billion USD

YearSuriname total% of GDPper capitaEU per capita
19910.34 bn USD75.71%821 USD6,198 USD
19920.26 bn USD64.39%619 USD7,328 USD
19950.11 bn USD16.26%254 USD12,276 USD
19960.10 bn USD11.77%226 USD13,038 USD
19970.16 bn USD16.78%342 USD11,925 USD
19980.24 bn USD21.64%523 USD11,978 USD
19990.29 bn USD32.30%615 USD11,204 USD
20000.34 bn USD35.74%719 USD9,175 USD
20010.31 bn USD37.19%651 USD9,104 USD
20020.39 bn USD35.60%807 USD10,039 USD
20030.40 bn USD31.29%817 USD12,356 USD
20040.44 bn USD29.48%886 USD14,056 USD
20050.49 bn USD27.11%973 USD14,655 USD
20060.59 bn USD22.54%1,171 USD15,092 USD
20070.48 bn USD16.42%943 USD16,757 USD
20080.52 bn USD14.77%1,009 USD19,361 USD
20090.57 bn USD14.65%1,085 USD20,190 USD
20100.76 bn USD17.32%1,430 USD21,506 USD
20110.83 bn USD18.74%1,548 USD24,311 USD
20121.00 bn USD20.10%1,849 USD23,897 USD
20131.44 bn USD27.90%2,623 USD26,085 USD
20141.32 bn USD25.21%2,388 USD26,871 USD
20152.11 bn USD41.11%3,662 USD22,892 USD
20162.48 bn USD74.79%4,267 USD23,468 USD
20172.57 bn USD71.45%4,368 USD24,441 USD
20182.64 bn USD66.14%4,452 USD26,205 USD
20193.42 bn USD85.24%5,702 USD25,151 USD
20204.25 bn USD146.10%7,008 USD28,902 USD
20213.75 bn USD125.70%6,120 USD31,701 USD

Comparison of gross debt per capita with the European Union in U.S. dollars

      Suriname       European Union

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