Suriname

Census Results


1950-10-31 183,681
1964-03-31 324,211
1972-01-01 379,607
1980-07-01 355,240
2003-03-31 481,146
2004-08-02 492,829
2012-08-13 541,638

General Information


Official name the Republic of Suriname
Official name [native] Republiek Suriname (de) «Dutch»
Capital Paramaribo
Capital [native] Paramaribo «Dutch»
Region South America
ISO code SR
Statistical agency Algemeen Bureau voor de Statistiek

Name in Chinese 苏里南共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية سورينام
Name in Spanish la República de Suriname
Name in Russian Республика Суринам
Name in French la République du Suriname

Administrative units

distriktcapitalarea (sq.km.)population
2004-08-02
census
population
2012-08-13
census
ParamariboParamaribo182242,946240,924
WanicaLelydorp44385,986118,222
NickerieNieuw Nickerie5,35336,63934,233
CoronieTotness3,9022,8873,391
SaramaccaGroningen3,63615,98017,480
CommewijneNieuw Amsterdam2,35324,64931,420
MarowijneAlbina4,62716,64218,294
ParaOnverwacht5,39318,74924,700
BrokopondoBrokopondo7,36414,21515,909
SipaliwiniSipaliwini130,56734,13637,065
total 163,820492,829541,638
source: Algemeen Bureau voor de Statistiek, Suriname.

Expanded administrative units

distrikt
ressort
capitalarea (sq.km.)population
2004-08-02
census
population
2012-08-13
census
ParamariboParamaribo182242,946240,924
Ressort Blauwgrond 4328,43631,483
Ressort Rainville 3128,85322,747
Ressort Munder 1416,04917,234
Ressort Centrum Paramaribo 929,27420,631
Ressort Beekhuizen 919,78317,185
Ressort Weg naar Zee 4113,17216,037
Ressort Welgelegen 723,70919,304
Ressort Tammenga 614,31315,819
Ressort Flora 415,34619,538
Ressort Latour 626,14829,526
Ressort Pontbuiten 619,47723,211
Ressort Livorno 98,3868,209
WanicaLelydorp44385,986118,222
Ressort Kwatta 6210,09114,151
Ressort Saramacca Polder 287,78910,217
Ressort Kwarasan 7116,16127,713
Ressort De Nieuwe Grond 3820,21926,161
Ressort Lelydorp 14915,94518,663
Ressort Houttuin 5810,22715,656
Ressort Domburg 375,5545,661
NickerieNieuw Nickerie5,35336,63934,233
Ressort Wageningen 1,6133,4282,937
Ressort Groot Henar 2,1853,5452,709
Ressort Oostelijke Polders 3576,7787,153
Ressort Nieuw Nickerie 3013,84212,818
Ressort Westelijke Polders 1,1689,0468,616
CoronieTotness3,9022,8873,391
Ressort Welgelegen 2,143605593
Ressort Totness 1731,6842,150
Ressort Johanna Maria 1,586598648
SaramaccaGroningen3,63615,98017,480
Ressort Calcutta 1,6551,9181,647
Ressort Tijgerkreek 2412,8993,244
Ressort Groningen 572,8252,818
Ressort Kampong Baroe 6841,9482,248
Ressort Wayambo 8721,5821,560
Ressort Jarikaba 1274,8085,963
CommewijneNieuw Amsterdam2,35324,64931,420
Ressort Margaretha 191781756
Ressort Bakkie 440541447
Ressort Nieuw Amsterdam 485,4895,650
Ressort Alkmaar 814,2135,561
Ressort Tamanredjo 5125,5106,601
Ressort Meerzorg 1,0818,11512,405
MarowijneAlbina4,62716,64218,294
Ressort Moengo 1,1179,66210,834
Ressort Wanhatti 461346466
Ressort Galibi 1,014671741
Ressort Moengo Tapu 455427579
Ressort Albina 3975,1145,247
Ressort Patamacca 1,183422427
ParaOnverwacht5,39318,74924,700
Ressort Para Noord 2366,4429,703
Ressort Para Oost 4467,3498,016
Ressort Para Zuid 9094,4036,113
Ressort Bigi Poika 2,361335525
Ressort Carolina 1,441220343
BrokopondoBrokopondo7,36414,21515,909
Ressort Kwakoegron 1,050259263
Ressort Mareschallkreek 3541,0011,171
Ressort Klaaskreek 3491,3172,124
Ressort Brokopondo Centrum 3142,8544,482
Ressort Brownsweg 7313,8714,793
Ressort Sarakreek 4,5664,9133,076
SipaliwiniSipaliwini130,56734,13637,065
Ressort Tapanahony 42,19913,80513,808
Ressort Boven Suriname 7,51215,05717,954
Ressort Boven Saramacca 5,9291,5371,427
Ressort Boven Coppename 15,839595539
Ressort Kabalebo 25,9551,8432,291
Ressort Coeroeni 33,1331,2991,046
total 163,820492,829541,638
source: Algemeen Bureau voor de Statistiek, Suriname.