Suriname has a population of 0.559 million people, and a land mass of 156 000 km2. Life expectancy is 71 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 6359, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2019 with 0.3%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 3.6 billion.
Suriname is ranked at place 162 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Suriname is ranked at place 94, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Suriname in 2020 were NOK 4 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Suriname at a value of NOK1 million.