Suriname has a population of 0.528 million people, and a land mass of 156 000 km2. Life expectancy is 70 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 5900, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 0.1%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 3.3 billion.
Suriname is ranked at place 165 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 77, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Suriname in 2017 were NOK 1 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Suriname at a value of 1 million.