Population in Suriname

Video Transcript

We moved to the Netherlands, which many Surinamers do, move to the Netherlands for a variety of reasons whether it's jobs, or [to] go to school. I think you have to be at a certain economic level to be able to travel back and forth. So life can be, I suppose if you, for many people life was better, it depends on your situation. But some people enjoy the European lifestyle, they enjoy having greater opportunities for jobs and education which you don't have in Suriname. Others, when in the Netherlands for a while, they begin to long for that ease, the more laid back lifestyle. Everything is much more, it's like people long here [in the U.S.] to be back in a small town or... It's just a different energy.

In this video, a native Surinamese details the population.