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    Suriname People 2001

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    SOURCE: 2001 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 433,998 (July 2001 est.)

      Age structure:
      0-14 years: 31.62% (male 70,314; female 66,924)
      15-64 years: 62.71% (male 138,969; female 133,193)
      65 years and over: 5.67% (male 11,194; female 13,404) (2001 est.)

      Population growth rate: 0.6% (2001 est.)

      Birth rate: 20.53 births/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Death rate: 5.68 deaths/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Net migration rate: -8.87 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2001 est.)

      Sex ratio:
      at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.05 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.84 male(s)/female
      total population: 1.03 male(s)/female (2001 est.)

      Infant mortality rate: 24.27 deaths/1,000 live births (2001 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth:
      total population: 71.63 years
      male: 68.97 years
      female: 74.42 years (2001 est.)

      Total fertility rate: 2.47 children born/woman (2001 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: 1.26% (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS: 3,000 (1999 est.)

      HIV/AIDS - deaths: 210 (1999 est.)

      Nationality:
      noun: Surinamer(s)
      adjective: Surinamese

      Ethnic groups: Hindustani (also known locally as "East Indians"; their ancestors emigrated from northern India in the latter part of the 19th century) 37%, Creole (mixed white and black) 31%, Javanese 15%, "Maroons" (their African ancestors were brought to the country in the 17th and 18th centuries as slaves and escaped to the interior) 10%, Amerindian 2%, Chinese 2%, white 1%, other 2%

      Religions: Hindu 27.4%, Muslim 19.6%, Roman Catholic 22.8%, Protestant 25.2% (predominantly Moravian), indigenous beliefs 5%

      Languages: Dutch (official), English (widely spoken), Sranang Tongo (Surinamese, sometimes called Taki-Taki, is native language of Creoles and much of the younger population and is lingua franca among others), Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), Javanese

      Literacy:
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 93%
      male: 95%
      female: 91% (1995 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Suriname on this page is re-published from the 2001 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Suriname People 2001 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Suriname People 2001 should be addressed to the CIA.

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