Suriname Urban Population 1960-2021

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Suriname urban population for 2019 was 384,252, a 0.99% increase from 2018.
  • Suriname urban population for 2018 was 380,497, a 0.99% increase from 2017.
  • Suriname urban population for 2017 was 376,765, a 1% increase from 2016.
  • Suriname urban population for 2016 was 373,049, a 1% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Suriname 384,252
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Suriname Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 384,252 66.10 0.98%
2018 380,497 66.06 0.99%
2017 376,765 66.04 0.99%
2016 373,049 66.04 1.00%
2015 369,343 66.06 1.00%
2014 365,656 66.09 1.01%
2013 361,981 66.14 1.01%
2012 358,349 66.21 1.03%
2011 354,694 66.28 1.03%
2010 351,043 66.34 1.04%
2009 347,410 66.41 1.05%
2008 343,778 66.48 1.05%
2007 340,176 66.55 1.06%
2006 336,600 66.62 1.06%
2005 333,051 66.68 1.08%
2004 329,467 66.74 1.28%
2003 325,279 66.66 1.29%
2002 321,120 66.59 1.29%
2001 317,003 66.52 1.30%
2000 312,914 66.44 1.30%
1999 308,877 66.37 1.31%
1998 304,859 66.30 1.35%
1997 300,762 66.22 1.43%
1996 296,489 66.15 1.54%
1995 291,957 66.08 1.65%
1994 287,174 66.00 1.75%
1993 282,190 65.93 1.85%
1992 277,020 65.85 1.95%
1991 271,677 65.78 2.03%
1990 266,220 65.71 2.13%
1989 260,613 65.63 2.20%
1988 254,936 65.56 2.15%
1987 249,512 65.48 1.94%
1986 244,713 65.41 1.59%
1985 240,845 65.33 1.18%
1984 238,014 65.26 0.79%
1983 236,150 65.18 0.49%
1982 235,000 65.11 0.33%
1981 234,220 65.04 0.29%
1980 233,551 64.96 3.57%
1979 225,353 62.80 3.78%
1978 217,000 60.60 3.91%
1977 208,674 58.35 3.91%
1976 200,681 56.06 3.86%
1975 193,085 53.75 3.75%
1974 185,972 51.42 3.75%
1973 179,122 49.09 4.04%
1972 172,033 46.76 1.90%
1971 168,797 45.72 -0.15%
1970 169,055 45.95 0.69%
1969 167,898 46.18 1.45%
1968 165,482 46.41 2.02%
1967 162,169 46.64 2.28%
1966 158,517 46.88 2.27%
1965 154,960 47.11 2.18%
1964 151,618 47.34 2.57%
1963 147,775 47.37 2.69%
1962 143,848 47.34 2.74%
1961 139,958 47.30 2.83%
1960 136,047 47.26 %