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Indicators of economy in Suriname

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2021 was at about 12.259 USD per capita. GDP in Suriname, on the other hand, reached USD 4.836 per capita, or 2.86 billion USD in the whole country. Suriname is currently at number 176 among the international economies and is therefore one of the less significant. If this is calculated per inhabitant taking into account the purchasing power parity, then Suriname is in the list of the world's richest countries in place 81.
Inflation in Suriname was in 2021 at around 59.11%. Within the EU, the average in the same year was 2.55%. In the United States, it was most recently 4.70%.
Compared with the USA, prices for daily consumer goods are around 65.0% lower.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 67 and is compared to other countries moderate.
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Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

The consequences of the Covid pandemic in 2020 were considerable in Suriname. Overall, gross domestic product in 2020 fell from 3.98 billion US Dollar auf 2.88 billion US Dollar. With a large drop of 27.61 percent, the economy in Suriname has struggled significantly more than other countries. The tourism sector alone slumped by around 70 percent. The unemployment rate rose from 8.0 to 9.8 percent.

Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2021

Economic performance 2021

 Suriname
Total
Suriname
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP2.86 bn USD4,836.33 USD17.09 tn USD33,228.68 USD
Gross national product2.63 bn USD4,439.74 USD16.78 tn USD32,621.03 USD

Development of gross domestic product in million US Dollar 1960 - 2021



Im- and Exports 2020

 Suriname
Total
Suriname
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports1.85 bn USD3,117.72 USD8,916.24 bn USD17,337.55 USD
Exports2.45 bn USD4,133.83 USD9,554.34 bn USD18,578.33 USD

Development of imports and exports in millions of USD 2005 - 2020
Exports
Imports

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