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Suriname

Explore this in-depth profile of Suriname to find out overall levels of poverty, income distribution, division of wealth and more. Discover how national and sub-national revenue is generated.

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HOW MANY OF THE POOREST PEOPLE GLOBALLY LIVE IN SURINAME?

112k

out of a population of 543k million people

WHAT RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE?

Domestic public

US$ No data

International

US$ 380.2m

HOW MUCH DOES THE GOVERNMENT SPEND PER PERSON?

PPP$ 4,811

Government spending per person per annum

IS POVERTY REDUCING OVER TIME?

HOW DEEP IS POVERTY?

14%

Depth of extreme poverty

HOW IS INCOME DISTRIBUTED?

No data

WHAT IS THE POPULATION?

543k

WHAT IS THE URBAN VS RURAL SPLIT?

WHAT IS THE AGE PROFILE?

WHAT IS THE TOTAL REVENUE OF SURINAME?

No data

HOW MUCH GOVERNMENT REVENUE COMES FROM EXTERNAL GRANTS (AID)?

No data

HOW IS SPENDING ALLOCATED?

Recurrent Expenditure
Capital Expenditure

AS A SHARE OF GNI, HOW MUCH AID IS ALLOCATED TO SURINAME?

0.3% of GNI

Gross national income is 5bn

HOW HAVE RESOURCE INFLOWS CHANGED OVER TIME?

WHAT’S THE MIX OF RESOURCES?

Official development assistance
Other official flows
Foreign Direct Investment
Remittances

EXPLORE DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES

How does Suriname finance and spend its budget?Move the year slideror click a box to drill down.

Government revenue, financing and expenditure

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INFLOWS VS OUTFLOWS

A dynamic mix of resources flow to and from Suriname. All resources can play a role in ending poverty, though different resources impact poverty directly and indirectly through different mechanisms and flow for wide-ranging objectives.

To understand the value of different resources for poverty reduction we must start by understanding the volumes - move the slider to explore how official, commercial, private and illicit resources flow to and from Suriname

RESOURCE FLOWS TO Suriname 380.2m

RESOURCE FLOWS LEAVING Suriname 44.0m

2000
2015
2015

IN DETAIL INTERNATIONAL RESOURCES

Where are international resources originating and where are they destined? Start by selecting inflows or outflows:

Inflows over time

The mix of resources in 2015

US$ 380.2m

MORE FROM DI ON SURINAME

COUNTRY PROFILE DATA SOURCES

NameDescriptionMethodologyUnitSourceDownload
Population by age groupNumber of people in each of 3 age bands.unitWorld Bank World Development Indicators, series code SP.POP.0014.TO.ZS, SP.POP.1564.TO.ZS and SP.POP.65UP.TO.ZS.ZIPCSV
International resource flows to and from developed countriesEstimates of international resource flows from developed countries, 2015 US$.constant 2015 US$Development Initiatives based on numerous sources. Note that data of some flows is missing. Development finance institutions: Development Initiatives calculations based on a review of DFIs' annual reports (with flows reported as ODA or OOFs subtracted). Foreign direct investment: OECD. Disbursements of official development assistance and other official flows: OECD DAC. Remittances: World Bank Migration and Remittances Factbook.ZIPCSV
Non-grant government revenueNon-grant government revenue. Data is for 2015.constant 2015 US$, NCUDevelopment Initiatives based on IMF Staff reports.ZIPCSV
International resource flows to and from developing countriesEstimates of international resource flows into the country, 2015 US$. Data is for 2015. Estimates are gross inflows where available, with the following exceptions: foreign direct investment and portfolio equity are net inflows (new investments minus disinvestments) and short-term debt is net flows (disbursements minus capital repayments). See methodology for detailed notes on the data for each resource flow.constant 2015 US$Development Initiatives based on numerous sources. Note that data on some flows are missing. Official development assistance and other official flows: OECD DAC. Foreign direct investment: UNCTAD Stats. Long- and short-term debt: World Bank International Debt Statistics. Portfolio equity: World Bank data bank. Remittances: World Bank Migration and Remittances Data.ZIPCSV
Depth of extreme poverty (poverty gap)Depth of extreme poverty (also known as the poverty gap) tells us how far people are from the extreme poverty line, on average per country. Data is for 2013percentWorld Bank PovcalNet.ZIPCSV
Income share by quintilePercentage of income received by each quintile of the population. Data is for 2014 or most recent year prior.percentWorld Bank World Development Indicators, series code SI.DST.FRST.20, SI.DST.02ND.20, SI.DST.03RD.20, SI.DST.04TH.20 and SI.DST.05TH.20.ZIPCSV
Total populationTotal population. Data is for 2015unitWorld Bank World Development IndicatorsZIPCSV

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