Transport and infrastructure in Suriname

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Suriname with the average of all countries in America. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 4,304 km. Theoretically, this is 7.34 meter for each of the 0.59 millions inhabitants of the country. Suriname hereby ranks 73rd in a worldwide comparison.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 386 km long coastline.

Airports in Suriname

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways4,300 km7,336.77 km26.27 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways1,200 km2,045.57 km7.33 m
Commercial harbors1017.050.000

South America

 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways3,097,400 km7,189.46 km173.93 m
Railroads85,100 km197.57 km4.78 m
Waterways119,400 km277.06 km6.70 m
Commercial harbors2,2315.180.000
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