๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ท Population of Suriname

628,786
Current Population of Suriname
5,499
Net population growth this year
4.03
Population Density (people/kmยฒ)

As of July 1, 2024 the population of Suriname reached 628,786, of which 312,376 people are male and 316,410 female. The country has a population density of 4.0307 people per square kilometer. With an overall population growth rate of 0.875% for the year. According to the latest data, Suriname is set to increase its population size by 5,499 people next year. Making the total population count of Suriname 628,786 people by 2024.

Historic Population of Suriname (1950 - 2024)

Between 1950 and 2024 the population of Suriname grown from 195,765 people to 628,786. An increase of the population size by 221.19% in 73 years.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
1950 195,765 98,842 96,922 4,480 1.2549 2.289%
1951 201,001 101,284 99,716 5,992 1.2885 2.981%
1952 207,111 104,273 102,838 6,228 1.3276 3.007%
1953 213,482 107,390 106,092 6,515 1.3685 3.052%
1954 220,148 110,651 109,496 6,815 1.4112 3.096%
1955 227,146 114,081 113,064 7,181 1.4561 3.162%
1956 234,523 117,715 116,808 7,574 1.5034 3.23%
1957 242,316 121,568 120,748 8,012 1.5533 3.307%
1958 250,559 125,660 124,898 8,473 1.6061 3.382%
1959 259,255 130,002 129,253 8,921 1.6619 3.441%
1960 268,396 134,585 133,811 9,360 1.7205 3.488%
1961 277,969 139,398 138,571 9,786 1.7819 3.521%
1962 288,292 144,720 143,571 10,859 1.848 3.767%
1963 299,332 150,533 148,798 11,221 1.9188 3.749%
1964 310,288 156,239 154,049 10,692 1.989 3.446%
1965 321,069 161,790 159,280 10,870 2.0581 3.386%
1966 332,142 167,496 164,646 11,277 2.1291 3.396%
1967 343,620 173,437 170,183 11,677 2.2027 3.399%
1968 355,468 179,602 175,866 12,020 2.2786 3.382%
1969 367,618 185,946 181,671 12,279 2.3565 3.34%
1970 379,918 192,382 187,536 12,322 2.4354 3.244%
1971 392,026 198,716 193,310 11,894 2.513 3.034%
1972 397,530 201,415 196,114 -887 2.5483 -0.223%
1973 396,331 200,445 195,886 -1,510 2.5406 -0.381%
1974 394,519 199,185 195,334 -2,115 2.529 -0.536%
1975 392,138 197,655 194,482 -2,647 2.5137 -0.675%
1976 389,230 195,866 193,364 -3,167 2.4951 -0.814%
1977 385,810 193,820 191,991 -3,673 2.4731 -0.952%
1978 381,884 191,525 190,359 -4,179 2.448 -1.094%
1979 377,362 188,921 188,441 -4,866 2.419 -1.289%
1980 375,112 187,562 187,549 366 2.4046 0.098%
1981 375,859 187,838 188,022 1,128 2.4094 0.3%
1982 377,288 188,468 188,820 1,730 2.4185 0.459%
1983 379,409 189,454 189,954 2,512 2.4321 0.662%
1984 382,617 190,991 191,626 3,904 2.4527 1.02%
1985 387,171 193,207 193,964 5,205 2.4819 1.344%
1986 392,372 195,735 196,637 5,196 2.5152 1.324%
1987 396,867 197,898 198,969 3,794 2.544 0.956%
1988 402,140 200,455 201,685 6,751 2.5778 1.679%
1989 408,360 203,501 204,858 5,689 2.6177 1.393%
1990 412,756 205,650 207,106 3,104 2.6459 0.752%
1991 415,981 207,218 208,763 3,346 2.6665 0.804%
1992 419,521 208,941 210,579 3,733 2.6892 0.89%
1993 422,375 210,326 212,049 1,976 2.7075 0.468%
1994 426,548 212,372 214,175 6,369 2.7343 1.493%
1995 434,490 216,548 217,941 9,516 2.7852 2.19%
1996 443,834 221,658 222,177 9,173 2.8451 2.067%
1997 452,886 226,598 226,288 8,931 2.9031 1.972%
1998 461,749 231,434 230,315 8,794 2.9599 1.905%
1999 470,458 236,184 234,274 8,624 3.0158 1.833%
2000 478,998 240,845 238,153 8,457 3.0705 1.766%
2001 487,394 245,436 241,957 8,333 3.1243 1.71%
2002 495,666 249,959 245,707 8,212 3.1773 1.657%
2003 503,780 254,376 249,404 8,016 3.2294 1.591%
2004 510,572 257,822 252,750 5,568 3.2729 1.091%
2005 516,220 260,410 255,810 5,727 3.3091 1.109%
2006 522,022 263,086 258,937 5,879 3.3463 1.126%
2007 527,946 265,833 262,113 5,968 3.3843 1.13%
2008 533,938 268,623 265,314 6,016 3.4227 1.127%
2009 539,987 271,450 268,537 6,082 3.4615 1.126%
2010 546,080 274,293 271,788 6,104 3.5005 1.118%
2011 552,146 277,111 275,035 6,029 3.5394 1.092%
2012 558,110 279,884 278,227 5,899 3.5776 1.057%
2013 563,947 282,602 281,345 5,774 3.615 1.024%
2014 569,682 285,276 284,406 5,696 3.6518 1.0%
2015 575,475 287,992 287,482 5,890 3.6889 1.024%
2016 581,453 290,758 290,695 6,066 3.7273 1.043%
2017 587,560 293,536 294,024 6,147 3.7664 1.046%
2018 593,714 296,341 297,374 6,163 3.8059 1.038%
2019 600,301 299,437 300,864 7,009 3.8481 1.168%
2020 607,065 302,656 304,409 6,520 3.8914 1.074%
2021 612,984 305,387 307,598 5,319 3.9294 0.868%
2022 618,040 307,625 310,416 4,793 3.9618 0.776%
2023 623,236 309,907 313,330 5,599 3.9951 0.898%
2024 628,786 312,376 316,410 5,499 4.0307 0.875%

Statements that can be derived from Suriname's population data

  • Suriname has a population of 628,786 people, as of July 1, 2024.
  • Suriname's population is equivalent to 0.01% of the total world population.
  • In 2024, Suriname's population will grow with 5,499 people.
  • In 2024, 1,000 more people will emigrate from Suriname than immigrate to the country.
  • The median age of the population in Suriname is 28.41 years.
  • In Suriname there are 4.03 people per square kilometers (0.386102 square miles), if spaced out evenly.
  • 13.95 infants die at birth out of a 1000 new born in Suriname.
  • In Suriname, 312,376 of the total population are male, and 316,410 are female.

Future Population of Suriname (2024 - 2100)

Suriname's population is set to incease in the future from 628,786 people to 705,343 people. An increase of the population size by 260.3% from 2024 to 2100.

Year Total Male Female People +/- Density (p/kmยฒ) Growth Rate
2024 628,786 312,376 316,410 5,499 4.0307 0.875%
2025 634,221 314,784 319,437 5,372 4.0655 0.847%
2026 639,522 317,122 322,400 5,231 4.0995 0.818%
2027 644,698 319,397 325,300 5,119 4.1327 0.794%
2028 649,746 321,607 328,140 4,979 4.165 0.766%
2029 654,678 323,755 330,923 4,884 4.1967 0.746%
2030 659,508 325,852 333,656 4,776 4.2276 0.724%
2031 664,205 327,884 336,320 4,617 4.2577 0.695%
2032 668,761 329,847 338,914 4,496 4.2869 0.672%
2033 673,182 331,740 341,442 4,347 4.3153 0.646%
2034 677,458 333,558 343,900 4,204 4.3427 0.621%
2035 681,584 335,303 346,281 4,048 4.3691 0.594%
2036 685,561 336,972 348,589 3,905 4.3946 0.57%
2037 689,374 338,560 350,813 3,722 4.4191 0.54%
2038 693,015 340,067 352,948 3,560 4.4424 0.514%
2039 696,508 341,499 355,009 3,425 4.4648 0.492%
2040 699,860 342,865 356,995 3,280 4.4863 0.469%
2041 703,054 344,153 358,902 3,109 4.5068 0.442%
2042 706,082 345,358 360,724 2,946 4.5262 0.417%
2043 708,977 346,503 362,474 2,844 4.5447 0.401%
2044 711,736 347,588 364,148 2,675 4.5624 0.376%
2045 714,358 348,607 365,751 2,568 4.5792 0.359%
2046 716,842 349,561 367,281 2,399 4.5951 0.335%
2047 719,188 350,455 368,732 2,293 4.6102 0.319%
2048 721,418 351,295 370,122 2,167 4.6245 0.3%
2049 723,527 352,082 371,445 2,052 4.638 0.284%
2050 725,520 352,818 372,701 1,933 4.6508 0.266%
2051 727,400 353,503 373,896 1,827 4.6628 0.251%
2052 729,160 354,142 375,019 1,695 4.6741 0.232%
2053 730,824 354,742 376,082 1,631 4.6848 0.223%
2054 732,399 355,301 377,098 1,520 4.6949 0.208%
2055 733,878 355,818 378,059 1,437 4.7043 0.196%
2056 735,263 356,298 378,964 1,333 4.7132 0.181%
2057 736,544 356,738 379,806 1,230 4.7214 0.167%
2058 737,728 357,139 380,589 1,137 4.729 0.154%
2059 738,819 357,497 381,322 1,046 4.736 0.142%
2060 739,806 357,811 381,996 929 4.7423 0.126%
2061 740,686 358,082 382,604 830 4.748 0.112%
2062 741,472 358,312 383,160 743 4.753 0.1%
2063 742,160 358,502 383,658 632 4.7574 0.085%
2064 742,756 358,652 384,105 561 4.7613 0.076%
2065 743,274 358,770 384,504 473 4.7646 0.064%
2066 743,689 358,846 384,844 359 4.7672 0.048%
2067 744,007 358,882 385,125 276 4.7693 0.037%
2068 744,232 358,879 385,354 175 4.7707 0.024%
2069 744,358 358,834 385,524 76 4.7715 0.01%
2070 744,378 358,744 385,634 -36 4.7717 -0.005%
2071 744,290 358,607 385,682 -141 4.7711 -0.019%
2072 744,120 358,437 385,683 -198 4.77 -0.027%
2073 743,862 358,230 385,632 -318 4.7683 -0.043%
2074 743,504 357,986 385,518 -398 4.7661 -0.054%
2075 743,064 357,711 385,354 -481 4.7632 -0.065%
2076 742,525 357,396 385,129 -598 4.7598 -0.081%
2077 741,888 357,043 384,846 -675 4.7557 -0.091%
2078 741,184 356,668 384,516 -735 4.7512 -0.099%
2079 740,391 356,259 384,133 -849 4.7461 -0.115%
2080 739,510 355,816 383,694 -914 4.7404 -0.124%
2081 738,545 355,344 383,201 -1,015 4.7343 -0.137%
2082 737,492 354,836 382,656 -1,092 4.7275 -0.148%
2083 736,364 354,300 382,064 -1,165 4.7203 -0.158%
2084 735,169 353,738 381,432 -1,224 4.7126 -0.166%
2085 733,881 353,135 380,746 -1,352 4.7044 -0.184%
2086 732,472 352,485 379,988 -1,465 4.6953 -0.2%
2087 730,976 351,795 379,182 -1,527 4.6857 -0.209%
2088 729,410 351,075 378,334 -1,607 4.6757 -0.22%
2089 727,761 350,322 377,439 -1,690 4.6651 -0.232%
2090 726,028 349,533 376,494 -1,777 4.654 -0.245%
2091 724,232 348,719 375,513 -1,814 4.6425 -0.25%
2092 722,378 347,880 374,499 -1,893 4.6306 -0.262%
2093 720,467 347,014 373,452 -1,930 4.6184 -0.268%
2094 718,504 346,131 372,373 -1,995 4.6058 -0.278%
2095 716,476 345,216 371,260 -2,062 4.5928 -0.288%
2096 714,380 344,265 370,115 -2,130 4.5794 -0.298%
2097 712,208 343,280 368,928 -2,214 4.5654 -0.311%
2098 709,970 342,263 367,707 -2,261 4.5511 -0.318%
2099 707,685 341,218 366,466 -2,310 4.5364 -0.326%
2100 705,343 340,144 365,200 -2,373 4.5214 -0.336%

Population Density of Suriname

Today, Suriname has a population density of 4.0307 people per square kilometer. The country has seen a change in density from 1.2549 people/kmยฒ since the 1950 to 4.0307 people/kmยฒ in 2024. In the future, Suriname is projected to reach a population density of 4.5214 people per square kilometer, by the year 2100.

Population Density of Suriname Between 1950 - 2100

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Growth Rate of Suriname's Population

The population growth rate of Suriname currently stands at 0.875% as of July 1, 2024. This is a decrease by 0.099 percentage points when compared to data from previous year. By 2024, the population growth rate of Suriname will decrease to 0.875%. If we look further into the future, we can see that Suriname's population growth is projected to land at a negative rate of -0.336% by the year 2100.

Population Growth Rate of Suriname Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Growth Rate
1950 2.289%
1960 3.488%
1970 3.244%
1980 0.098%
1990 0.752%
2000 1.766%
2010 1.118%
2020 1.074%
Year Growth Rate
2030 0.724%
2040 0.469%
2050 0.266%
2060 0.126%
2070 -0.005%
2080 -0.124%
2090 -0.245%
2100 -0.336%
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Life Expectancy of Suriname

Today, Suriname has an average life expectancy of 72.9164 years of age. The country has seen a change in life expectancy from 50.4352 years since the 1950 to 72.9164 years in 2024. In the future, Suriname is projected to reach a population life expectancy of 83.8464 years of age, by the year 2100.

Life Expectancy of Suriname Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Life Expectancy (Age)
1950 50,435
1960 57,102
1970 60,402
1980 62,033
1990 64,229
2000 65,507
2010 69,894
2020 72,561
Year Life Expectancy (Age)
2030 73,726
2040 75,111
2050 76,549
2060 78,053
2070 79,572
2080 81,093
2090 82,530
2100 83,846
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Migration to and from Suriname

In 2024 Suriname will see net migrations of -1,000 people. This means that 1,000 more people will emigrate from Suriname than immigrate to the country this year. A decrease of net migrations when compared to the previous year of 2022, when the net migrations of Suriname was -1,000.

Net Migration for Suriname Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Net Migration
1950 -630
1960 545
1970 2,873
1980 -7,390
1990 -6,471
2000 613
2010 -1,145
2020 -313
Year Net Migration
2030 -1,000
2040 -1,000
2050 -1,000
2060 -1,000
2070 -1,000
2080 -1,000
2090 -1,000
2100 -1,000
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Births in Suriname

In 2024, Suriname will see 11,075 babies be born. That is a decrease when compared to the ammount of births recorded by Suriname in 2022, when the country saw 11,123 new borns.

Births Suriname Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Births
1950 8,926
1960 12,046
1970 13,238
1980 11,340
1990 12,722
2000 11,582
2010 11,130
2020 11,100
Year Births
2030 10,889
2040 10,335
2050 9,810
2060 9,289
2070 8,679
2080 8,132
2090 7,595
2100 7,086
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Deaths in Suriname

In 2024, 4,573 people will die in Suriname. That is an increase of Suriname's death count when compared to 2022, when the country recorded 5,342 deaths.

Deaths Suriname Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Deaths
1950 3,823
1960 3,232
1970 3,790
1980 3,587
1990 3,148
2000 3,734
2010 3,886
2020 4,273
Year Births
2030 5,119
2040 6,056
2050 6,881
2060 7,369
2070 7,713
2080 8,051
2090 8,365
2100 8,465
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Median Age in Suriname

The median age of Suriname has been on an upward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the median age of Suriname will reach 44.0164 years of age, by the year 2100.

Median Age in Suriname Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Median Age
1950 18.0791
1960 15.8255
1970 14.5011
1980 17.3413
1990 20.1305
2000 23.1685
2010 25.6869
2020 27.7755
Year Median Age
2030 29.8458
2040 32.4415
2050 34.6341
2060 36.7159
2070 38.8344
2080 40.835
2090 42.5381
2100 44.0164
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Fertility Rate in Suriname

The fertility rate of Suriname has been on a downward trend since the 1950's and it will continue well into the future. When the total fertility rate of Suriname will reach 1.7569 births per woman, by the year 2100.

Fertility Rate in Suriname Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
1950 6.5823
1960 6.6079
1970 5.6533
1980 3.8948
1990 3.2672
2000 2.8946
2010 2.6095
2020 2.3708
Year Total Fertility Rate (births per woman)
2030 2.1595
2040 2.0145
2050 1.9323
2060 1.8631
2070 1.8146
2080 1.7884
2090 1.7635
2100 1.7569
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Infant Mortality Rate in Suriname

The infant mortality rate is recorded as infant deaths under 1 year for every 1,000 live births. It gives us an insight into the maternal and infant health of Suriname while at the same time being an important marker for the overall health of the country. The infant mortality rate of Suriname has been on a positive downward trend since the 1950's when the infant mortality rate of the country was 97.7. Today, Suriname has a much better infant mortality rate of 13.9522 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births. This is set to improve even further in the future when Suriname is projected to record an infant mortality rate of only 3.702 infant deaths for every 1,000 live births, by the year 2100.

Infant Mortality Rate in Suriname Between 1950 - 2100 (10 Year Increments)

Year Infant Mortality Rate
1950 97.7
1960 74.8604
1970 61.8808
1980 51.5015
1990 38.8026
2000 27.3466
2010 20.5014
2020 15.6963
Year Infant Mortality Rate
2030 12.0951
2040 9.8273
2050 7.9261
2060 6.4896
2070 5.5517
2080 4.7453
2090 4.1327
2100 3.702
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Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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