Suriname population 572,808 (live)

The population of Suriname is expected to grow by 5,000 in 2018 and reach 573,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 1,000 people yearly. On average there are 10,083 births and 4,232 deaths in Suriname per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 1.03 percent per year. The population density of Suriname has changed from 2.3 in 1980 to 3.6 in 2016.

Current population 572,808 people at present (Monday 17th of December 2018)
Median Age 31.7 years
Life expectancy 71.6 years
Population density 3.6 per km2
Population of Suriname from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 568,000 5,000 (0.9%) -1,000 31.7 2.33 4 375,000 (66.0%)
2017 563,000 4,632 (0.8%) -1,000 31.5 2.35 4 372,000 (66.0%)
2016 558,368 5,160 (0.9%) -1,000 31.3 2.37 4 368,607 (66.0%)
2015 553,208 5,280 (1.0%) -1,000 31.1 2.40 4 365,355 (66.0%)
2010 526,103 5,484 (1.0%) -1,000 30.0 2.52 3 349,038 (66.3%)
2005 498,946 5,316 (1.1%) -1,297 28.8 2.67 3 332,707 (66.7%)
2000 472,390 5,387 (1.1%) -1,825 27.8 2.86 3 313,875 (66.4%)
1995 443,724 6,687 (1.5%) -2,038 27.0 3.08 3 293,195 (66.1%)
1990 407,472 7,980 (2.0%) -1,039 26.3 3.27 3 267,734 (65.7%)
1985 371,470 3,810 (1.0%) -969 25.7 3.51 2 242,696 (65.3%)
1980 362,777 652 (0.2%) -6,354 24.3 3.90 2 235,660 (65.0%)
1975 362,654 -2,445 (-0.7%) -8,070 22.1 4.73 2 194,923 (53.7%)
1970 371,273 4,425 (1.2%) -11,364 22.0 5.65 2 170,593 (45.9%)
1965 331,793 8,796 (2.7%) -2,772 22.1 6.30 2 156,304 (47.1%)
1960 289,966 8,222 (2.8%) -2,210 22.5 6.61 2 137,038 (47.3%)

In 2017 the population of Suriname was 563,000 and the average age increased from 22.5 in 1960 to 31.5. Urban population has increased from 313,875 (66.4%) in 2000 to 375,000 (66.0%) in the current year. The population density of Suriname has changed from 2.3 in 1980 to 3.6 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 578,000 5,000 (0.9%) -1,000 32.2 2.28 4 382,000 (66.0%)
2025 599,000 4,000 (0.7%) -1,000 33.4 2.18 4 398,000 (66.4%)
2030 617,000 3,000 (0.5%) -1,000 34.4 2.09 4 413,000 (67.0%)
2035 630,000 2,000 (0.3%) -1,000 35.4 2.01 4 428,000 (67.9%)
2040 640,000 2,000 (0.3%) -1,000 36.5 1.95 4 443,000 (69.2%)
2045 646,000 1,000 (0.2%) -1,000 37.5 1.90 4 455,000 (70.5%)
2050 648,000 0 (0.0%) -1,000 38.3 1.86 4 465,000 (71.7%)

Total Suriname population should reach 578,000 by 2020 and should increase to 648,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 75.7 (72.5 years for male and 79.1 years for females). Population density will go up to 4.2 people per square kilometer.

Suriname demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 0.89% (4,632 residents, including 4,087 deaths). The demographics of Suriname constitutes of 283,000 women and 285,000 men, which means there are 1,007 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 34.9% of population (198,118) is 19 or younger, 58.0% of population (329,667) is between age 20 and 64 and 7.1% of population (40,101) is over 65.

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