Suriname Population Density 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of Suriname population density from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Suriname in 2020 is 3.58 people per square kilometer, a 0.9% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Suriname in 2019 was 3.55 people per square kilometer, a 0.93% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Suriname in 2018 was 3.52 people per square kilometer, a 0.96% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Suriname in 2017 was 3.48 people per square kilometer, a 0.99% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2020 Population Density
Maldives 1,801.81
Lebanon 653.15
Mauritius 623.42
Nauru 541.20
Tuvalu 393.07
Grenada 330.95
Marshall Islands 328.83
American Samoa 275.96
Jamaica 269.44
Dominican Republic 222.89
Guatemala 164.53
China 150.51
Tonga 140.93
Thailand 136.03
Azerbaijan 117.08
Jordan 114.23
Turkey 107.39
Cuba 103.08
Albania 100.10
Costa Rica 99.69
Armenia 99.64
Serbia 98.88
Malaysia 97.98
Dominica 95.98
Iraq 92.45
North Macedonia 81.03
Romania 80.70
Samoa 69.86
Ecuador 68.82
Mexico 65.64
Bulgaria 62.60
Equatorial Guinea 50.02
Fiji 49.07
South Africa 48.65
Iran 48.13
Belarus 45.52
Montenegro 45.48
Colombia 44.57
Venezuela 31.18
Peru 25.65
Brazil 24.96
Algeria 18.41
Paraguay 17.54
Belize 17.31
Turkmenistan 12.36
Russia 8.54
Gabon 8.32
Kazakhstan 6.89
Botswana 4.04
Libya 3.91
Guyana 3.66
Suriname 3.58
Namibia 3.08
Suriname - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2020 3.58 0.90%
2019 3.55 0.93%
2018 3.52 0.96%
2017 3.48 0.99%
2016 3.45 1.03%
2015 3.41 1.06%
2014 3.38 1.09%
2013 3.34 1.12%
2012 3.30 1.13%
2011 3.27 1.14%
2010 3.23 1.15%
2009 3.19 1.16%
2008 3.16 1.16%
2007 3.12 1.16%
2006 3.08 1.17%
2005 3.05 1.17%
2004 3.01 1.18%
2003 2.98 1.18%
2002 2.94 1.19%
2001 2.91 1.20%
2000 2.87 1.20%
1999 2.84 1.21%
1998 2.81 1.25%
1997 2.77 1.33%
1996 2.74 1.44%
1995 2.70 1.55%
1994 2.66 1.65%
1993 2.61 1.75%
1992 2.57 1.85%
1991 2.52 1.93%
1990 2.47 2.04%
1989 2.42 2.11%
1988 2.37 2.06%
1987 2.33 1.84%
1986 2.28 1.49%
1985 2.25 1.07%
1984 2.23 0.68%
1983 2.21 0.38%
1982 2.20 0.22%
1981 2.20 0.17%
1980 2.19 0.20%
1979 2.19 0.20%
1978 2.19 0.12%
1977 2.18 -0.08%
1976 2.19 -0.35%
1975 2.19 -0.67%
1974 2.21 -0.89%
1973 2.23 -0.81%
1972 2.25 -0.36%
1971 2.25 0.35%
1970 2.25 1.20%
1969 2.22 1.97%
1968 2.18 2.56%
1967 2.12 2.81%
1966 2.06 2.80%
1965 2.01 2.71%
1964 1.96 2.67%
1963 1.90 2.65%
1962 1.86 2.70%
1961 1.81 2.79%
1960 1.76 2.90%
1959 1.71 2.98%
1958 1.66 3.00%
1957 1.61 2.96%
1956 1.56 2.88%
1955 1.52 2.80%
1954 1.48 2.77%
1953 1.44 2.83%
1952 1.40 3.03%
1951 1.36 3.47%
1950 1.31 0.00%