WORLDHEALTHRANKINGS
live longer live better
Learn Think Feel Do
WorldHealthRankings

HEALTH PROFILE: Suriname

Suriname
COUNTRY PROFILE
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
Suriname

View selected causes of death and population dynamics for Suriname. Health Data used is WHO, World Bank and the United Nations for population.

Suriname Population Pyramid
 
Play
Pause
    Suriname
    COUNTRY PROFILE
    Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Antigua/Bar. Arab Emirates Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia/Herzeg. Botswana Brazil Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Central Africa Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo Costa Rica Cote d Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominican Rep. DR Congo Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equ. Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Fiji Finland France Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Greece Grenada Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Honduras Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Lithuania Luxembourg Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Micronesia Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Guinea New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria No Macedonia North Korea Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saint Vincent Samoa Sao Tome Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Isl. Somalia South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tonga Trinidad/Tob. Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Uganda Ukraine United Kingdom United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Viet Nam Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
    Suriname SURINAME LIFE EXPECTANCY HISTORY
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
            World Rank
      Male Female All M F All
    1960
    58.0
    61.7
    59.8
    64
    63
    63
    1970
    61.2
    65.7
    63.4
    66
    66
    65
    1980
    64.0
    69.0
    66.4
    71
    73
    74
    1990
    65.9
    71.0
    68.4
    79
    85
    84
    2000
    64.2
    70.8
    67.4
    109
    105
    107
    2010
    67.1
    73.6
    70.3
    105
    104
    104
    2016
    68.7
    75.1
    71.8
    106
    104
    107
    Suriname SURINAME LIFE EXPECTANCY BY AGE
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
          World Rank
      Male Female M F
    At Birth
    68.7
    75.1
    106
    104
    Age 5
    70.2
    76.4
    106
    106
    Age 10
    70.3
    76.5
    106
    105
    Age 15
    70.4
    76.6
    108
    105
    Age 20
    70.7
    76.9
    109
    103
    Age 25
    71.1
    77.0
    112
    103
    Age 30
    71.6
    77.4
    111
    103
    Age 35
    72.2
    77.8
    112
    101
    Age 40
    72.7
    78.3
    115
    101
    Age 45
    73.5
    78.7
    114
    99
    Age 50
    74.3
    79.3
    115
    94
    Age 55
    75.4
    80.0
    118
    95
    Age 60
    77.1
    81.2
    108
    87
    Age 65
    78.8
    82.3
    108
    88
    Age 70
    80.9
    83.7
    104
    84
    Age 75
    83.3
    85.5
    105
    81
    Age 80
    86.4
    87.7
    88
    81
    Age 85
    89.9
    90.8
    84
    74
    Suriname SURINAME TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    124.81
    92
    2. Stroke
    99.85
    54
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    51.74
    39
    4. Kidney Disease
    38.20
    14
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    34.57
    83
    6. Prostate Cancer
    29.93
    36
    7. HIV/AIDS
    26.34
    43
    8. Alzheimers & Dementia
    24.65
    90
    9. Suicide
    23.23
    5
    10. Hypertension
    20.53
    38
    11. Road Traffic Accidents
    19.97
    79
    12. Liver Disease
    19.46
    76
    13. Cervical Cancer
    16.42
    46
    14. Breast Cancer
    15.58
    99
    15. Lung Cancers
    14.26
    84
    16. Lung Disease
    13.76
    155
    17. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.02
    49
    18. Other Injuries
    11.62
    51
    19. Violence
    10.11
    48
    20. Low Birth Weight
    8.76
    82
    21. Inflammatory/Heart
    8.37
    41
    22. Lymphomas
    8.29
    13
    23. Liver Cancer
    7.74
    55
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    6.87
    108
    25. Skin Disease
    6.75
    10
    TOP 50 CAUSES OF DEATH Rate World Rank
    26. Ovary Cancer
    6.53
    18
    27. Endocrine Disorders
    5.83
    72
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    5.49
    60
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    5.45
    61
    30. Stomach Cancer
    5.41
    96
    31. Drownings
    5.19
    62
    32. Diarrhoeal diseases
    5.01
    78
    33. Leukemia
    4.76
    38
    34. Falls
    4.37
    105
    35. Birth Trauma
    4.12
    81
    36. Oral Cancer
    4.04
    70
    37. Maternal Conditions
    3.08
    61
    38. Epilepsy
    2.75
    44
    39. Malnutrition
    2.45
    79
    40. Alcohol
    2.44
    55
    41. Fires
    2.39
    71
    42. Parkinson's Disease
    2.23
    92
    43. Tuberculosis
    2.21
    111
    44. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    2.19
    84
    45. Bladder Cancer
    2.05
    92
    46. Asthma
    2.03
    115
    47. Meningitis
    1.87
    71
    48. Uterin Cancer
    1.65
    113
    49. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.54
    132
    50. Dengue
    1.38
    9
    Suriname SURINAME TOTAL DEATHS BY CAUSE
    PERCENT TOP 50 CAUSES
      Deaths %
    1. Coronary Heart Disease
    610
    17.10
    2. Stroke
    485
    13.60
    3. Diabetes Mellitus
    254
    7.12
    4. Kidney Disease
    189
    5.30
    5. Influenza and Pneumonia
    169
    4.74
    6. HIV/AIDS
    148
    4.15
    7. Suicide
    128
    3.59
    8. Alzheimers & Dementia
    113
    3.17
    9. Road Traffic Accidents
    108
    3.03
    10. Liver Disease
    101
    2.83
    11. Hypertension
    98
    2.75
    12. Lung Cancers
    70
    1.96
    13. Lung Disease
    66
    1.85
    14. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    63
    1.77
    15. Other Injuries
    61
    1.71
    16. Prostate Cancer
    56
    1.57
    17. Violence
    56
    1.57
    18. Low Birth Weight
    50
    1.40
    19. Cervical Cancer
    45
    1.26
    20. Breast Cancer
    44
    1.23
    21. Lymphomas
    42
    1.18
    22. Inflammatory/Heart
    42
    1.18
    23. Liver Cancer
    39
    1.09
    24. Congenital Anomalies
    39
    1.09
    25. Skin Disease
    32
    0.90
      Deaths %
    26. Endocrine Disorders
    30
    0.84
    27. Drownings
    29
    0.81
    28. Pancreas Cancer
    28
    0.78
    29. Peptic Ulcer Disease
    27
    0.76
    30. Stomach Cancer
    26
    0.73
    31. Diarrhoeal diseases
    25
    0.70
    32. Leukemia
    25
    0.70
    33. Birth Trauma
    23
    0.64
    34. Falls
    22
    0.62
    35. Oral Cancer
    21
    0.59
    36. Ovary Cancer
    18
    0.50
    37. Maternal Conditions
    17
    0.48
    38. Epilepsy
    15
    0.42
    39. Alcohol
    13
    0.36
    40. Malnutrition
    12
    0.34
    41. Fires
    12
    0.34
    42. Tuberculosis
    11
    0.31
    43. Rheumatic Heart Disease
    11
    0.31
    44. Meningitis
    10
    0.28
    45. Bladder Cancer
    10
    0.28
    46. Parkinson's Disease
    10
    0.28
    47. Asthma
    10
    0.28
    48. Oesophagus Cancer
    8
    0.22
    49. Dengue
    7
    0.20
    50. Skin Cancers
    7
    0.20
    Suriname SURINAME CANCER RANK BY TYPE
    AGE-STANDARDIZED DEATH RATE
    PER 100,000 POPULATION
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
      Rate World Rank
    1. Prostate Cancer
    29.93
    36
    2. Cervical Cancer
    16.42
    46
    3. Breast Cancer
    15.58
    99
    4. Lung Cancers
    14.26
    84
    5. Colon-Rectum Cancers
    13.02
    49
    6. Lymphomas
    8.29
    13
    7. Liver Cancer
    7.74
    55
    8. Ovary Cancer
    6.53
    18
      Rate World Rank
    9. Pancreas Cancer
    5.49
    60
    10. Stomach Cancer
    5.41
    96
    11. Leukemia
    4.76
    38
    12. Oral Cancer
    4.04
    70
    13. Bladder Cancer
    2.05
    92
    14. Uterin Cancer
    1.65
    113
    15. Oesophagus Cancer
    1.54
    132
    16. Skin Cancers
    1.32
    111
    Suriname SURINAME HEALTH RISK FACTORS
    GOOD
     
     
     
    POOR
    ALCOHOL LITERS
    Total Rank
    5.1
    109
    SMOKING %
    M F Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    N/D
    OBESITY %
    M F Rank
    18.9
    33.7
    86
    32
    HAPPINESS SCORE
    Total Rank
    N/D
    N/D
    Suriname SURINAME DEMOGRAPHIC SUMMARY
      Value World Rank
    Population Total
    591,919
    164
    Sex Ratio M / F
    1.01
    45
    Population 0-14
    24.6%
    107
    Population 15-64
    69.4%
    35
    Population 65 +
    6.0%
    104
    Birth Rate / 1000
    15.80
    112
    Death Rate / 1000
    6.10
    141
    Fertility Rate
    1.93
    119
    Infant Mortality
    24.50
    69
    Sex Ratio At Birth M / F
    1.05
    117
    Sex Ratio Under 15 M / F
    1.04
    119
      Value World Rank
    Sex Ratio 15-64 M / F
    1.03
    46
    Sex Ratio 65 + M / F
    0.76
    117
    Net Migration
    0.60
    48
    Population Growth
    1.00%
    108
    Literacy Total
    95.6%
    83
    Literacy Male
    96.1%
    67
    Literacy Female
    95.0%
    53
    Unemployment
    9.1%
    77
    Life Expectancy / Birth
    71.8
    107
    Healthy Life Expectancy
    63.2
    109
    GDP per Capita USD
    $13,900
    88

    Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
    Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION 2018
    Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
    WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.