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Suriname

 

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 Suriname
All information: Suriname
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:163,820 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:581,400 328,240,000

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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 km²:3.5 33.4
Life expectancy males:68.4 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:74.9 years 81.1 years
Average age:28.5 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:18.54 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:7.34 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:0.50 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:42 75
Civil rights:42 96
Health:42 68
Security:88 63
Climate:30 64
Cost of Living:54 11
Popularity:30 92


Economy

Currency:Surinam Dollar (1 SRD = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:7.3 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:22.00 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:62.70 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:27.90 % 36.60 %
Average income:4,949 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:44 (bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:3,560 Mio €6.12 M € 19,140,420 M €58.31 M €
Gross national product:2,876 Mio €4.95 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:2,091 M €3.60 M € 2,231,382 M €6.80 M €
Imported goods:2,168 M €3.73 M € 2,782,006 M €8.48 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:4,304 km7.40 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Waterways:1,200 km2.06 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:100.017 3,6730.011
Airports:550.095 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:1.75 bn kWh3.01 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:1.97 bn kWh3.38 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:1.74 m t2,989.75 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+597 +1
Internet domain:.sr .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:88,098152 109,961,000335
Mobile phones:752,2701,294 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:1880 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:284,554489 286,441,872873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:3.10 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.23 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:12.5 % 10.8 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.4 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:73.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:25.0 % 21.8 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:31.9 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.9 °C 7.2 °C
Rain days per year:201.6 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:4.7 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Sranantonga:81.0 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:19.0 % 2.8 %


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 %