Population of Suriname 2021

Population of Suriname 2021

Suriname, officially known as the Republic of Suriname, is a country on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America. Its the smallest sovereign state in South America. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of  Suriname in 2020 is 586,634 (5.86 Lakhs)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Suriname Population 2021

Suriname has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of -0.11%. Its estimated population in 2021 is  591,798 (.6 million). The total Land Area of Suriname is 156,000 sq.km (60,000 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Suriname is 4 per Km2 (10 people per mi2).

Population of  Suriname  in 2021  – 5.92 Lakhs (Approx)
 Suriname 2020 Population
Total Population 586,634 (5.86 Lakhs)
Global Rank171
Share of World Pop.0.01
Land Area 156,000 sq.km (60,000 sq. mi)
Area Rank90
Pop. Density4 people/sq. km
Capital CityParamaribo

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Suriname Demographics
Fertility Rate* 2.43
Infant mortality rate ** 15.4
Median Age  29 Years
Life Expectancy 72.13 years
Urban Population 65%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Suriname

Religion in Suriname

  • Christianity – 48.4%
  • Hinduism  – 22.3%
  • Islam – 13.9%
  • Other religions – 4.7%
  • Unaffiliated – 10.7%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Suriname by Population

  1. Paramaribo – 223,757
  2. Lelydorp – 18,223
  3. Nieuw Nickerie – 13,143