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Suriname review: 48 facts and highlights

Suriname
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Suriname

How does Suriname compare to the average?

  • Overall life expectancy at birth
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    72.8 yearsvs72.41 years
  • Life expectancy at birth for females
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    75.3 yearsvs75.01 years
  • Unemployment rate
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    8.9%vs9.48%
  • Youth unemployment rate
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    13.4%vs17.2%
  • Forests
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    94.6%vs31.12%
  • Population with access to improved water sources
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    94.8%vs88.77%
  • Electrification rate
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    87.2%vs81.74%
  • COVID-19 confirmed cases (total)
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    2559vs54192.82

COVID-19 statistics

1.COVID-19 confirmed cases (total)

2559

Updated on Wed Aug 12 2020
The total number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) confirmed cases. Source: worldometers.info
2.COVID-19 deaths (total)

39

Updated on Wed Aug 12 2020
The total number of deaths caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus). Source: worldometers.info
3.COVID-19 patients recovered

1712

Updated on Wed Aug 12 2020
The number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus) that have successfully recovered from the disease. Source: worldometers.info
4.COVID-19 new cases (total)

0

Updated on Wed Aug 12 2020
The total number of new COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases according to the last official status report. Source: worldometers.info
5.COVID-19 new deaths

0

Updated on Wed Aug 12 2020
The number of new deaths caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus), according to the last official status report. Source: worldometers.info
6.COVID-19 active patients

808

Updated on Wed Aug 12 2020
The number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus) currently undergoing treatment. Source: worldometers.info

Geography

1.forests

94.6%

The percentage of land covered by forests. Forests have a key role in removing pollutants and cleansing the air.
2.agricultural land

0.5%

The percentage of land dedicated to agricultural use, including arable land, permanent crops, and permanent pasture.
3.coastline

386 km

The total length of the border between the land area and the sea, including the country’s islands.
4.total water area

7 820 km²

The country’s total water area, summing up all inland waters: lakes, rivers, reservoirs, wetlands, etc.
5.total surface

163 820 km²

It can be nice to live in big cities or countries, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.
6.total land area

156 000 km²

The country’s total land area (excluding inland and sea waters). To get a better idea of how large the country is, you can compare it with a soccer field, which has 0.007km².

Demographics

1.overall life expectancy at birth

72.8 years

The average life expectancy at birth is the number of years that the population of a country is expected to live. This metric reflects the overall quality of life.
2.life expectancy at birth for females

75.3 years

The average life expectancy at birth for the country’s female population.
3.population

0.57 million

Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
4.population density

3.5 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
5.life expectancy at birth for males

70.3 years

The average life expectancy at birth for the country’s male population.
6.median age of female population

30.6 years

Generally, a lower median age is considered better because a younger population is healthier. However, countries with an extremely low median age are often facing socio-economic problems, especially poverty.

Economy

1.unemployment rate

8.9%

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.
2.GDP per capita

15 845.00$

The GDP per capita is calculated by dividing the total GDP by the number of people living in the country. A higher GDP per capita indicates a superior standard of living.
3.youth unemployment rate

13.4%

The number of young people with ages between 15-24 who are unemployed during a specific year. The youth unemployment rate is calculated as a percent of the total youth labor force.
4.public debt

69.3% of GDP

Also known as government debt or national debt, public debt refers to the sum of all government borrowings owed to lenders within the country.
5.health expenditures

6.06% of GDP

The total amount of public and private health expenditure on medical and paramedical services.
6.youth unemployment rate for males

9%

The percent of the total labor force comprised of young males (ages 15-24) who are unemployed during a specific year.

Infrastructure

1.percentage of internet users

45.4%

The percentage of the country’s population using the internet.
2.electrification rate

87.2%

The share of the population with access to electricity, in both rural and urban environments.
3.roadways

4 304 km

The total length of the country’s paved and unpaved roads.
4.number of airports

55

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
5.inland waterways

1 200 km

The total length of the navigable inland bodies of water.

Quality of living

1.adult obesity rate

26.4%

The percentage of adults considered obese. An obese adult has a Body Mass Index (BMI) equal to or greater than 30. Obesity is a public health problem and increases the risk of chronic diseases.
2.population with access to improved water sources

94.8%

The percentage of the country’s population with access to improved drinking water sources, such as piped water or protected wells.
3.hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants

3.1

Countries or cities with a higher number of hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants usually have well-developed health care systems. Source: , 2020
4.physicians per 1,000 people

1.23/1000

The number of physicians (generalist and specialist medical doctors) per 1,000 people. According to the World Health Organization, there should be more than 2.3 health workers per 1,000 people in order to cover the primary healthcare needs.
5.population below the poverty line

70%

The percentage of the country’s population living below the poverty line, as reported by official statistics.

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