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Suriname Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Population (in million) 0.52 0.577 0.61
Global Rank 170th 172nd 173rd
Global Population Share 0.007% 0.007% 0.007%
Global Population Density 3.6 3.9 4.14
Global Population Density Rank 150th 152nd 154th
Average Life Expectancy 70.33 71.87 73.14
Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 119th 123rd 129th
Fertility Rate 2.52 2.27 2.08
Fertility Rate Global Rank 96th 93rd 89th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

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Suriname Causes of Death
Cause Type Number of Deaths % of Total Deaths
Homicide 2 0.6%
Congenital birth defects 4 1.19%
Neonatal infections 4 1.19%
Lower respiratory infections 0 0%
Diarrheal diseases 0 0%
Cardiovascular disease 16 4.76%
Diabetes, blood and endocrine disease 0 0%
Digestive diseases 166 49.4%
Cancers 4 1.19%
Nutritional deficiencies 0 0%
Protein-energy malnutrition 0 0%
Road accidents 3 0.89%
Drowning 0 0%
Homicide 2 0.6%

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Highlights of Suriname BMI and Diet Compositions

Comprehensive data on food supply and consumption is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Data was analyzed by The Global Graph and is published in these below Highlights, Graphs and Tables (Data Quality & definitions)

  • As per United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), average person in Suriname gets their caloric supply from :
    • Carbohydrates : 92.22%92.22%
    • Fat : 38.74%38.74%
    • Plant protein : 7.24%7.24%
    • Animal protein : 5.94%5.94%
  • 44.14% increase in caloric supply : Currently Suriname gets 2753/kilocalories per person per day worth of caloric supply when compared to 1910/kilocalories per person per day in Year 1961
  • Cereals & Grains, Oils & Fats and Sugar are three major diet compositions in Suriname
  • Rice, Wheat and Maize are three major Cereal preferences in Suriname
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on vegetable intake is to range between 200-250g per day and in Suriname average intake is 156.82 grams
  • Plantains, Oranges & Mandarines and Grapefruit are three major Fruit Types Intake in Suriname
  • National and World Health Organization (WHO) typically set a guideline of 200g Fruit Intake per day and in Suriname average Fruit intake is 319.07grams
  • In Suriname, average male height is in the increasing trend and female height is in decreasing trend
  • 59.00% of population is suffering from obesity and this trend is continously increasing from last few years
  • Average Male BMI in Suriname is in the range of obese and Average Female BMI is in range of obese (BMI = Body Mass Index - The WHO define a BMI <=18.5 as 'underweight'; 18.5 to 25 as 'normal/healthy'; 25.0 to 30.0 as 'obese')

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