• PEOPLE NAME: SURINAMESE CREOLE OF NETHERLANDS

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PEID: 438

ROP: 109625

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Affinity Group: American Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Afro-Caribbean

Language: Dutch - (nld)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Netherlands

Also found in: Curacao; French Guiana; Suriname; United States

Population: 274,000

Global Population: 446,200


PEID: 438

ROP: 109625

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Surinamese Creole of Netherlands, numbering 274,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Afro-Caribbean people cluster within the Latin-Caribbean Americans affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 446,200 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Dutch. The primary religion practiced by the Surinamese Creole is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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