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Suriname

 

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 Suriname
All information: Suriname
 
 United States
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Area:163,820 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:563,400 325,719,000

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Government

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1975 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Paramaribo Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:3.4 33.1
Life expectancy males:68.3 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:74.7 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:18.22 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:7.31 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:0.60 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:47 73
Civil rights:41 99
Health:41 70
Security:70 67
Climate:33 65
Cost of Living:39 11
Popularity:30 94


Economy

Currency:Surinam Dollar (1 SRD = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:8.1 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:52.34 % 1.26 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:27.90 % 43.80 %
Average income:5,329 € 51,580 €
Corruption index:41 (bad) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:2,943 Mio €5.22 M € 17,164,383 M €52.70 M €
Gross national product:3,004 Mio €5.33 M € 16,801,150 M €51.58 M €
Exported goods:1,918 M €3.40 M € 2,063,911 M €6.34 M €
Imported goods:1,604 M €2.85 M € 2,567,088 M €7.88 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:4,304 km7.64 km 6,586,610 km20.22 km
Waterways:1,200 km2.13 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:100.018 3930.001
Airports:550.098 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:1.95 bn kWh3.46 m kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.01 m kWh
Energy production:2.19 bn kWh3.89 m kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.55 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,764.90 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 80.66 bn kWh247,636.63 kWh
CO2 emissions:1.99 m t3,534.21 t 5.25 bn t16,131.32 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+597 +1
Internet domain:.sr .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:89,030158 121,530,000373
Mobile phones:806,8811,432 395,881,0001,215
Internet server:1880 505,000,0001,550
Internet users:253,499450 246,147,996756



Climate

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Daytime temperatures:31.9 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.9 °C 7.2 °C
Rain days per year:201.6 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.0 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Sranantonga:81.0 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
other:19.0 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:48.0 % 78.5 %
Hinduism:27.4 % n/a
Islam:19.6 % 0.6 %
Native religions:5.0 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:0.0 % 18.4 %