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PEID: 16342

ROP: 109625

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Afro-Caribbean

Language: Sranan Tongo - (srn)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: French Guiana

Also found in: Curacao; Netherlands; Suriname; United States

Population: 17,000

Global Population: 448,300

PEID: 16342

ROP: 109625

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical

Overview: The Surinamers of French Guiana, numbering 17,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Afro-Caribbean people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 448,300 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Sranan Tongo. The primary religion practiced by the Surinamers is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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