• PEOPLE NAME: SURINAMERS OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 47307

ROP: 109625

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans

People Cluster: Afro-Caribbean

Language: Sranan Tongo - (srn)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: United States

Also found in: Curacao; French Guiana; Netherlands; Suriname

Population: 6,900

Global Population: 446,200


PEID: 47307

ROP: 109625

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Surinamers of United States, numbering 6,900, 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 Sranan Tongo. The primary religion practiced by the Surinamers is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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