Saramaccan in Suriname

Population

28,800

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Saramaccan
People Name in Country Saramaccan
Population in Suriname 28,800
World Population 34,000
Countries 2
Progress Scale 1.2
Least-Reached Yes
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Bush Negro, Matawari Creole
Affinity Bloc North American Peoples
People Cluster Afro-American, Northern
People Name General Saramaccan
Ethnic Code NFB68b
Country Suriname
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Central, along Saramacca and upper Suriname rivers. Refugees in Paramaribo

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Saramaccan (29,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Saramaccan 29,000
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1974-2000)
New Testament Yes   (1991-2009)
Complete Bible No
Audio Bible Online
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Saramaccan
Scripture Bible-in-Your-Language
Scripture Scripture Earth Online Printed Bible

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.80 %)
4.00 %
Ethnic Religions
94.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
2.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
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