• PEOPLE NAME: SURINAMESE HINDI OF FRENCH GUIANA

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PEID: 22285

ROP: 108730

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Afro-Caribbean, Anglophone

Language: Sranan Tongo - (srn)

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Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: French Guiana

Also found in: Guyana; Netherlands; Sint Maarten; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago

Population: 750

Global Population: 891,450


PEID: 22285

ROP: 108730

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Surinamese Hindi of French Guiana, numbering 750, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Afro-Caribbean, Anglophone people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 891,450 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Sranan Tongo. The primary religion practiced by the Surinamese Hindi is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.


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