At a glance: Suriname

Statistics

Basic Indicators | Nutrition | Health | HIV/AIDS | Education | Demographic Indicators | Economic Indicators | Women | Child Protection | The Rate Of Progress | Adolescents | Disparities By Residence | Disparities By Household Wealth | Early Childhood Development

Basic Indicators

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Under-5 mortality rank

91

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 1990

51

Under-5 mortality rate (U5MR), 2012

21

U5MR by sex 2012, male

23

U5MR by sex 2012, female

18

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 1990

43

Infant mortality rate (under 1), 2012

19

Neonatal mortality rate 2012

12

Total population (thousands) 2012

534.5

Annual no. of births (thousands) 2012

9.6

Annual no. of under-5 deaths (thousands) 2012

0

GNI per capita (US$) 2012

8480

Life expectancy at birth (years) 2012

70.8

Total adult literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*

94.7

Primary school net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2011*

92.8

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Nutrition

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Low birthweight (%) 2008-2012*

13.9

Early initiation of breastfeeding (%), 2008-2012*

44.7

Exclusive breastfeeding <6 months (%), 2008-2012*

2.8

Introduction of solid, semi-solid or soft foods 6-8 months (%), 2008-2012*

47

Breastfeeding at age 2 (%), 2008-2012*

14.9

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

5.8

Underweight (%) 2008-2012*, severe

1.3

Stunting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

8.8

Wasting (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

5

Overweight (%) 2008-2012*, moderate & severe

4

Vitamin A supplementation full coverage (%) 2012

Iodized salt consumption (%) 2008-2012*

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Health

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Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, total

91.9

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, urban

96.6

Use of improved drinking water sources (%) 2011, rural

81.1

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, total

83

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, urban

90.3

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2011, rural

66.2

Routine EPI vaccines financed by government (%) 2012

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, BCG

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT1

94

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, DPT3

84

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, polio3

84

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, MCV

73

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, HepB3

84

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Hib3

84

Immunization coverage (%) 2012, Newborns protected against tetanus

93

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Care seeking for suspected pneumonia

75.8

Pneumonia (%) 2008-2012*, Antibiotic treatment for suspected pneumonia

71.2

Diarrhoea (%) 2008-2012*, Treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS)

42.4

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Antimalarial treatment among febrile children

0

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Children sleeping under ITNs

43.4

Malaria (%) 2008-2012*, Households with at least one ITN

60.5

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HIV/AIDS

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Adult HIV prevalence (%) 2012

1.1

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, estimate

4

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, low

3.6

People of all ages living with HIV (thousands) 2012, high

4.4

Women living with HIV (thousands) 2012

2

Children living with HIV (thousands) 2012

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, total

0.5

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, male

0.4

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), HIV prevalence among young people (%) 2012, female

0.7

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, male

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) 2008-2012*, female

41.9

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, male

Prevention among young people (aged 15-24), Condom use among young people with multiple partners (%) 2008-2012*, female

39.3

Orphans, Children orphaned by AIDS (thousands) 2012

Orphans, Children orphaned due to all causes (thousands) 2012

Orphans, Orphan school attendance ratio (%), 2008-2012*

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Education

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Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, male

98

Youth (15-24 years) literacy rate (%) 2008-2012*, female

98.8

Number per 100 population 2012, mobile phones

182.9

Number per 100 population 2012, Internet users

34.7

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, male

89.4

Pre-primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008 -2012*, female

89.3

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

117.6

Primary school participation, Gross enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

112.4

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

92.4

Primary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

93.3

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

94.6

Primary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

96.4

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, admin. data

90.3

Primary school participation, Survival rate to last primary grade (%) , 2008-2012*, survey data

95.8

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

51.6

Secondary school participation, Net enrolment ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

62.8

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, male

52.9

Secondary school participation, Net attendance ratio (%) 2008-2012*, female

65.8

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Demographic Indicators

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Population (thousands) 2012, total

534.5

Population (thousands) 2012, under 18

177.1

Population (thousands) 2012, under 5

46.4

Population annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

1.2

Population annual growth rate (%), 2012-2030

0.7

Crude death rate, 1970

8.6

Crude death rate, 1990

7.1

Crude death rate, 2012

7.3

Crude birth rate, 1970

37.2

Crude birth rate, 1990

23.5

Crude birth rate, 2012

18

Life expectancy, 1970

63.3

Life expectancy, 1990

67.4

Life expectancy, 2012

70.8

Total fertility rate, 2012

2.3

Urbanized population (%), 2012

70.1

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 1990-2012

1.9

Average annual growth rate of urban population (%), 2012-2030

1.1

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Economic Indicators

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GNI per capita 2012, US$

8480

GNI per capita 2012, PPP US$

8500

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

-2.3

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

1.9

Average annual rate of inflation (%) 1990-2012

41.4

Population below international poverty line of US$1.25 per day (%) 2007-2011*

Public spending as a % of GDP (2007-2011*) allocated to: health

2.8

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: education

Public spending as a % of GDP (2008-2010*) allocated to: military

ODA inflow in millions US$ 2010

94.6

ODA inflow as a % of recipient GNI 2010

2.3

Debt service as a % of exports of goods and services 2010

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), poorest 40%

Share of household income (%, 2007-2011*), richest 20%

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Women

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Life expectancy: females as a % of males 2012

109.5

Adult literacy rate: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

98.6

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Primary GER

95.6

Enrolment ratios: females as a % of males 2008-2012*, Secondary GER

131.4

Survival rate to the last grade of primary: females as a % of males 2008-2012*

121.6

Contraceptive prevalence (%) 2008-2012*

47.6

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least one visit

90.9

Antenatal care (%) 2008-2012*, At least four visits

66.8

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Skilled attendant at birth

91.2

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, Institutional delivery

92.3

Delivery care (%) 2008-2012*, C-section

19

Maternal mortality ratio , 2008-2012*, Reported

82.5

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Adjusted

130

Maternal mortality ratio , 2010, Lifetime risk of maternal death (1 in:)

320

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Child Protection

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Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , total

4.1

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , male

4.1

Child labour (%) + 2002-2012*, , female

4.1

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 15

5.2

Child marriage (%) 2002-2012*, married by 18

18.8

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, total

98.9

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, women a

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, prevalence, daughtersb

Female genital mutilation/cutting (%) 2002-2012*, attitudes, support for the practicec

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, male

Justification of wife-beating (%) 2002-2012*, female

12.5

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, total

86.1

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, male

87

Violent discipline (%) + 2005-2012*, female

85.1

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The Rate Of Progress

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Under-5 mortality rank

91

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1970

Under-5 mortality rate, , 1990

51

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2000

33

Under-5 mortality rate, , 2012

21

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1970-1990

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2000

4.3

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 2000-2012

3.8

Annual rate of reduction (%) Under-5 mortality rate, 1990-2012

4

Reduction since 1990 (%)

59

Reduction since 2000 (%)

37

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1970-1990

-2.3

GDP per capita average annual growth rate (%), 1990-2012

1.9

Total fertility rate, 1970

5.7

Total fertility rate, 1990

2.7

Total fertility rate, 2012

2.3

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1970-1990

3.6

Average annual rate of reduction (%) Total fertility rate, 1990-2012

0.8

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Adolescents

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Population aged 10-19, Thousands 2012

97.4

Population aged 10-19, Proportion of total population (%) 2012

18.2

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , male

Adolescents currently married/ in union (%) 2002-2012* , female

11.8

Births by age 18 (%) 2008-2012*

Adolescent birth rate 2006-2010*

65.8

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

Justification of wife-beating among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

19.1

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, male

Use of mass media among adolescents (%) 2002-2012*, female

98.5

Lower secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

89.6

Upper secondary school gross enrolment ratio 2008-2012*

78.7

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, male

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV among adolescents (%) 2008-2012*, female

40.3

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Disparities By Residence

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, urban

99.6

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, rural

97.8

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, urban

94.5

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, rural

85.5

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.1

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, urban

5.6

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, rural

6.1

Underweight prevalence in children under 5 (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of rural to urban

1.1

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, urban

33.3

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, rural

54.9

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

0.6

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, urban

96.5

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, rural

93.6

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, urban

45

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, rural

33.1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of urban to rural

1.4

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, urban

90.3

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, rural

66.2

Use of improved sanitation facilities (%) 2010, ratio of urban to rural

1.4

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Disparities By Household Wealth

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Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

97.9

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, richest 20%

100

Birth registration (%) 2005-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

1

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

83.8

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

95.3

Skilled attendant at birth (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

1.1

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

6.2

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

4.2

Underweight prevalence in children under five (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of poorest to richest

1.5

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Diarrhoea treatment with oral rehydration salts (ORS) (%) 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

91.5

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, richest 20%

96.2

Primary school net attendance ratio 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

1.1

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

25.7

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

51.5

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Females 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

2

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, poorest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, richest 20%

Comprehensive knowledge of HIV (%) Males 15-24 2008-2012*, ratio of richest to poorest

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Early Childhood Development

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Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, total

34.3

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, male

33

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, female

35.4

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

16.2

Attendance in early childhood education 2005-2012*, richest 20%

63.3

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, total

72.9

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, male

71.1

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, female

74.5

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

55.7

Adult support for learning ++ 2005-2012*, richest 20%

90.6

Father's support for learning ++ 2005-2012*

25.9

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , total

25

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , poorest 20%

3.9

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Children's books , richest 20%

61.1

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, total

58.8

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, poorest 20%

61.4

Learning materials at home 2005-2012*, Playthings ++, richest 20%

59.9

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, total

7.1

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, male

7.1

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, female

7

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, poorest 20%

8.6

Children left in inadequate care 2005-2012*, richest 20%

7.8

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