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Suriname Immigration Detention

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International migrants (2015): 46,800
New asylum applications (2016): 40

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1,000

Criminal prison population

2014

  • Criminal prison population
NumberObservation Date
1,0002014
9942012
9152009
1,6002005
1,6701998
1,2791995
1,2581992


19.3

Percentage of foreign prisoners

2000

  • Percentage of foreign prisoners
PercentageObservation Date
19.32000


183

Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)

2014

  • Prison population rate (per 100,000 of national population)
NumberObservation Date
1832014
1862012
1752009
3562005
3821998
3021995
3081992



543,000

Population

2015

  • Population
NumberObservation Date
543,0002015


46,800

International migrants

2015

  • International migrants
NumberObservation Date
46,8002015


8.6

International migrants as a percentage of the population

2015

  • International migrants as a percentage of the population
PercentageObservation Date
8.62015


0

Refugees

2016

  • Refugees
NumberObservation Date
02016
12015
02014


40

Total number of new asylum applications

2016

  • Total number of new asylum applications
NumberObservation Date
402016
22014


0

Stateless persons

2016

  • Stateless persons
NumberObservation Date
02016
02015

International Law Expand all

Ratio of relevant international treaties ratified
  10/19
Individual complaints procedure Show sources
NameAcceptance Year
ICCPR, First Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, 19661976
Ratio of complaints procedures accepted Show sources
NumberObservation Date
1/5
1/5

Regional legal instruments Show sources
NameYear of Ratification (Treaty) / Transposed (Directive) / Adoption (Regulation)
ACHR, American Convention on Human Rights1987
IACPPT, Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture1987
APACHR, Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights1990
CBDP, Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment and Eradication of Violence against Women (Convention of Belem do Para)2002

Relevant recommendations of the UN Universal Periodic Review Show sources
Recomendation IssuedYear IssuedObservation Date
No20162017
No2011

Socio Economic Data Expand all

Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD) Show sources
Gross Domestic Product per capita (in USD)Observation Date
9,6802014
Remittances to the country Show sources
Remittances to the country (in millions USD)Observation Date
92014
Unemployment Rate Show sources
Unemployment RateObservation Date
2014
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in millions USD) Show sources
Net official development assistance (ODA) (in USD)Observation Date
12.62014
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP) Show sources
Human Development Index Ranking (UNDP)UNDP four-tiered rankingObservation Date
103Medium2015

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Additional Resources


Immigration Detention through the Lens of International Human Rights: Lessons from South America – Global Detention Project Working Paper No. 23

Why hasn’t South America witnessed the same growth in immigration detention regimes that has occurred in the rest of the world? This Global Detention Project Working Paper discusses developments across the region through the lens of international human rights standards.

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