• PEOPLE NAME: SURINAMERS OF FRENCH GUIANA

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PEID: 16342

ROP: 109625

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Affinity Group: AMP

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Afro-Caribbean, Dutch

Language: Sranan Tongo - (srn)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: French Guiana

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

Population: 17,000

Global Population: 443,200


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, Dutch people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 443,200 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Sranan Tongo. The primary religion practiced by the Surinamers is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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