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Gross debt in Suriname

The government gross debt refers to the total of all sums of money that have to be paid to other countries, communities or institutions. On the other hand not included in the gross debt are the demands of a country to foreign ones.

The gross debt in Suriname in the period from 1998 to 2020 was between 240.4 million and 4.3 billion USD. The highest level of the last years at 4 billion US Dollar was reached in 2020.

Based on the number of inhabitants, this is in Suriname a debt of 7,288 USD per person. For comparison: The average debt per person in the same year in the European Union was 30,780 USD.


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Gross debt of the last 22 years in billion USD




YearSuriname totalSuriname per capitaEU per capita
19980.24 bn USD523 USD12,387 USD
19990.29 bn USD615 USD12,342 USD
20000.34 bn USD719 USD9,877 USD
20010.31 bn USD651 USD9,894 USD
20020.39 bn USD807 USD10,773 USD
20030.40 bn USD817 USD13,433 USD
20040.44 bn USD886 USD15,459 USD
20050.49 bn USD973 USD16,095 USD
20060.59 bn USD1,171 USD16,570 USD
20070.48 bn USD943 USD18,334 USD
20080.52 bn USD1,009 USD21,119 USD
20090.57 bn USD1,085 USD22,222 USD
20100.76 bn USD1,430 USD26,496 USD
20110.83 bn USD1,548 USD29,231 USD
20121.00 bn USD1,849 USD28,064 USD
20131.44 bn USD2,623 USD29,836 USD
20141.32 bn USD2,388 USD30,512 USD
20152.11 bn USD3,769 USD25,813 USD
20162.48 bn USD4,392 USD26,165 USD
20172.57 bn USD4,498 USD26,931 USD
20182.64 bn USD4,589 USD28,362 USD
20193.40 bn USD5,842 USD27,095 USD
20204.28 bn USD7,288 USD30,780 USD


Comparison of the gross debt per capita with the European Union in Euro



      Suriname       European Union


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