Suriname

Not Available

Immigration detainees

2019

Not Available

Detained children

2017

1,220

New asylum applications

2019

44

Refugees

2019

Overview

Types of facilities used for migration-related detention
Administrative Ad Hoc Criminal Unknown
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IMMIGRATION AND DETENTION-RELATED STATISTICS

Total number of immigration detainees by year
Not Available
2019
Total number of detained minors
Not Available
2017
Criminal prison population
1,000
2014
994
2012
915
2009
1,600
2005
1,670
1998
1,279
1995
1,258
1992
Percentage of foreign prisoners
19.3
2000
Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
183
2014
186
2012
175
2009
356
2005
382
1998
302
1995
308
1992
Population
543,000
2015
International migrants
46,800
2015
International migrants as a percentage of the population
8.6
2015
Refugees
44
2019
43
2018
37
2017
0
2016
1
2015
0
2014
Total number of new asylum applications
1,220
2019
40
2016
2
2014
Stateless persons
0
2016
0
2015

SOCIO-ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)
9,680
2014
Remittances to the country
9
2014
Unemployment Rate
2014
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in millions USD)
12.6
2014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)
103 (Medium)
2015

DOMESTIC LAWS AND POLICIES

Legal tradition
Civil law
2017

INTERNATIONAL LAW

Individual complaints procedure
Acceptance Year
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 1966 1976
1976
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted
Observation Date
1/5
1/5
Regional legal instruments
Year of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHR, American Convention on Human Rights 1987
1987
IACPPT, Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture 1987
1987
APACHR, Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 1990
1990
CBDP, Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women (Convention of Belem do Para) 2002
2002
Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review
Observation Date
No 2016
2017
No 2011

INSTITUTIONAL INDICATORS