Suriname Population 2022


Suriname map
  • The current population of Suriname is estimated at 597,243 people as of December, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Suriname represent 0.01% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Suriname is 3 inhabitants per km2.
  • Suriname is located in South America.
  • Suriname ranks number 171 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Suriname is 3.998900. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is -55.482060.
  • The median age in Suriname is 29.1 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Suriname is SRD 20.0 per hour, around USD $0.89 per hour, in 2022.
  • The countries that Suriname shares its land boundary with are Guyana to the west, Brazil to the south, and French Guiana to the east. The Atlantic Ocean lies to the north.

Suriname

Official name Republic of Suriname
Location South America
Capital Paramaribo
Population 595,215 (as of July 2022)
Population density 3/km2
Population growth rate 0.85% (in 2022)
Area 163,821 km2 (63,251.62 sq mi)
Official language Dutch
Currency Surinamese dollar (SRD)
Life expectancy 2022 est. - 75.5 years
Internet TLD .sr
Call code +597

Suriname Population Graph

Suriname Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 587,221 295,137 292,084 50.26% 49.74% 388,447 66.15%
2019 581,944 292,543 289,401 50.27% 49.73% 384,665 66.1%
2018 576,563 289,896 286,667 50.28% 49.72% 380,878 66.06%
2017 571,072 287,192 283,880 50.29% 49.71% 377,136 66.04%
2016 565,448 284,420 281,028 50.3% 49.7% 373,422 66.04%
2015 559,695 281,583 278,112 50.31% 49.69% 369,735 66.06%
2014 553,831 278,688 275,143 50.32% 49.68% 366,027 66.09%
2013 547,842 275,729 272,113 50.33% 49.67% 362,343 66.14%
2012 541,788 272,790 268,998 50.35% 49.65% 358,718 66.21%
2011 535,712 269,785 265,927 50.36% 49.64% 355,070 66.28%
2010 529,655 266,787 262,868 50.37% 49.63% 351,373 66.34%
2009 523,636 263,808 259,828 50.38% 49.62% 347,747 66.41%
2008 517,639 260,890 256,749 50.4% 49.6% 344,126 66.48%
2007 511,692 257,944 253,748 50.41% 49.59% 340,531 66.55%
2006 505,797 255,073 250,724 50.43% 49.57% 336,962 66.62%
2005 500,310 252,356 247,954 50.44% 49.56% 333,607 66.68%
2004 494,519 249,485 245,034 50.45% 49.55% 330,042 66.74%
2003 488,767 246,583 242,184 50.45% 49.55% 325,812 66.66%
2002 483,048 243,746 239,302 50.46% 49.54% 321,662 66.59%
2001 477,384 240,983 236,401 50.48% 49.52% 317,556 66.52%
2000 471,745 238,278 233,467 50.51% 49.49% 313,427 66.44%
1999 466,171 235,696 230,475 50.56% 49.44% 309,398 66.37%
1998 460,620 233,166 227,454 50.62% 49.38% 305,391 66.3%
1997 454,937 230,562 224,375 50.68% 49.32% 301,259 66.22%
1996 448,969 227,807 221,162 50.74% 49.26% 296,993 66.15%
1995 442,602 224,798 217,804 50.79% 49.21% 292,471 66.08%
1994 435,839 221,450 214,389 50.81% 49.19% 287,654 66%
1993 428,756 217,937 210,819 50.83% 49.17% 282,679 65.93%
1992 421,373 214,184 207,189 50.83% 49.17% 277,474 65.85%
1991 413,711 210,289 203,422 50.83% 49.17% 272,139 65.78%
1990 405,858 206,298 199,560 50.83% 49.17% 266,689 65.71%
1989 397,757 202,259 195,498 50.85% 49.15% 261,048 65.63%
1988 389,538 198,158 191,380 50.87% 49.13% 255,381 65.56%
1987 381,681 194,237 187,444 50.89% 49.11% 249,925 65.48%
1986 374,769 190,720 184,049 50.89% 49.11% 245,136 65.41%
1985 369,263 187,881 181,382 50.88% 49.12% 241,240 65.33%
1984 365,342 185,703 179,639 50.83% 49.17% 238,422 65.26%
1983 362,898 184,243 178,655 50.77% 49.23% 236,537 65.18%
1982 361,541 183,229 178,312 50.68% 49.32% 235,399 65.11%
1981 360,756 182,506 178,250 50.59% 49.41% 234,636 65.04%
1980 360,142 181,908 178,234 50.51% 49.49% 233,948 64.96%
1979 359,436 181,228 178,208 50.42% 49.58% 225,726 62.8%
1978 358,712 180,611 178,101 50.35% 49.65% 217,379 60.6%
1977 358,257 180,096 178,161 50.27% 49.73% 209,043 58.35%
1976 358,558 179,996 178,562 50.2% 49.8% 201,008 56.06%
1975 359,845 180,390 179,455 50.13% 49.87% 193,417 53.75%
1974 362,280 181,394 180,886 50.07% 49.93% 186,284 51.42%
1973 365,527 182,800 182,727 50.01% 49.99% 179,437 49.09%
1972 368,532 184,119 184,413 49.96% 50.04% 172,326 46.76%
1971 369,858 184,633 185,225 49.92% 50.08% 169,099 45.72%
1970 368,551 183,870 184,681 49.89% 50.11% 169,349 45.95%
1969 364,192 181,586 182,606 49.86% 50.14% 168,184 46.18%
1968 357,157 177,971 179,186 49.83% 50.17% 165,757 46.41%
1967 348,264 173,470 174,794 49.81% 50.19% 162,430 46.64%
1966 338,730 168,721 170,009 49.81% 50.19% 158,797 46.88%
1965 329,498 164,123 165,375 49.81% 50.19% 155,227 47.11%
1964 320,811 159,828 160,983 49.82% 50.18% 151,872 47.34%
1963 312,475 155,738 156,737 49.84% 50.16% 148,019 47.37%
1962 304,411 151,840 152,571 49.88% 50.12% 144,108 47.34%
1961 296,416 147,971 148,445 49.92% 50.08% 140,205 47.3%
1960 288,359 144,151 144,208 49.99% 50.01% 136,278 47.26%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Suriname ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Suriname. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Suriname

# City Population 2022
1 Paramaribo 224,674
2 Lelydorp 18,383
3 Brokopondo 14,794
4 Nieuw Nickerie 13,242
5 Meerzorg 12,497
6 Moengo 7,204
7 Nieuw Amsterdam 4,999
8 Marienburg 4,514
9 Wageningen 4,223
10 Albina 4,039
11 Groningen 3,251
12 Brownsweg 2,733
13 Onverwacht 2,127
14 Totness 1,708

Other Countries from South America Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Brazil 215,519,404 25/km2
Colombia 51,656,639 42.30/km2
Argentina 47,328,106 14/km2
Peru 34,001,319 23/km2
Chile 19,439,508 25/km2
Ecuador 17,980,451 67/km2
Bolivia 11,949,504 10.6/km2
Paraguay 7,320,161 18/km2
Guyana 791,216 3,502/km2
Suriname 595,215 3/km2