GDP Current US$ 3,591 millions (2018)
GDP per capita Current US$ 6,234 (2018)
Agriculture, value added Percentage of GDP 9.00% (2018)
Geographic distribution
The right to food in Suriname

The Republic of Surinam in its Constitution of 1987 implicitly recognizes, in the context of broader rights, the right to food by stating that everyone has the right to life and physical, mental and moral integrity. Similarly mentioned, in the section "Right to Work", that the State must ensure the creation of conditions to meet basic needs such as work and food.

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Food and nutrition security in Suriname

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Relates to the way that people obtain food, both physically and economically, be it trade, self-production, access to markets, income increase due to programs and other social protection instruments, and direct food aid

Inflación interanual general y alimentaria


Refers to the provision, supply or stock of food, i.e. it relates to the "supply", food production, production infrastructure, inputs and food production chains, and national and international net trade.

Composición (%) de la disponibilidad alimentaria por grupo de alimentos


It's the influence of food quality on the nutritional status of individuals and their health. This includes hygiene; sanitation; quality and food safety; nutritional information; and the way the body uses the nutrients.

Tasa (%) de obesidad (IMC>=30) en adultos (+18 años)


It's the consolidation of the other three dimensions of food and nutrition security over time, ie "for everyone at all times." Thus, it considers the capacity to react to unforeseen political, economic and social crisis and natural disasters that may change the conditions of the other dimensions, creating risk and vulnerability.

Contribución (%) de emisiones por sectores de la economía, 2010