[COUNTRY DETAILS]
population:
515,000 population for 2009, according to the Census Bureau
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literacy:
90.7% of adults and 95.3% of youth(15-24) are literate.
higher education
general enrollment ratio (GER):
12% are enrolled in higher education.

9% - m
16% - f

GER is the number of pupils enrolled in a given level of education regardless of age expressed as a percentage of the population in the theoretical age group for that level of education.
spending on education:
unknown% of government spending goes to education.
number of universities/higher education institutions:
1 total institution including profession and vocational tertiary institutions.

It does not rank in the top 8,000 universities in the world.
rank:
Anton de Kom University in Paramaribo has faculties of medicine, law, natural resources, and social and technical sciences. However, transfer of individual course credits to and from the U.S. is difficult, if not unlikely. Enrollment is very difficult for non-Dutch speaking persons as well. Many students still attend high schools and universities in the Netherlands. A growing number study in U.S. universities.
access:
Internet Usage Statistics:
54,000 Internet users as of September/2009, 10.4% of the population, according to ITU.

Internet Broadband Connections:
6,200 broadband subscribers as of 2009, x% of the population, according to BuddeComm
interesting:
  • Suriname is the smallest sovereign state in terms of area and population in South America.
  • The country is the only Dutch-speaking region in the Western Hemisphere which is not a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
sources:
http://stats.uis.unesco.org/unesco/TableViewer/document.aspx?ReportId=121&IF_Language=eng&BR_Country=7400&BR_Region=40520
http://www.virtualcampuses.eu/index.php/Suriname
https://www.budde.com.au/Research/Suriname-Telecoms-Mobile-and-Broadband.html
http://www.internetworldstats.com/sa/sr.htm
http://www.webometrics.info/university_by_country.asp?country=sr
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