Surinamese Creole, Sranan in Suriname





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People Name General Surinamese Creole, Sranan
People Name in Country Surinamese Creole, Sranan
Population in Suriname 136,000
World Population 165,000
Countries 5
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Surinamer Creole, Surinamers
Country Suriname
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Mainly Paramaribo and along the coast.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Enthologue Language Map

Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Sranan (136,000)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Sranan 136,000
For Primary Language: Sranan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1966-1997)
New Testament Yes   (1829-2002)
Complete Bible Yes   (1997-2011)
Audio Bible Online
Resource Format
Audio Bible teaching (GRN) Audio Recordings
Bible-in-Your-Language Text / Printed Matter
Bible: Nyun Testamenti Text / Printed Matter
Four Spiritual Laws General
Jesus Film: view in Sranan Film / Video
Online Bible text (Scripture Earth) Text / Printed Matter
Online New Testament (FCBH) Audio Recordings
Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project) Audio Recordings
World Missionary Press Booklets Text / Printed Matter
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant

Major Religion Percent
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 15.00 %)
48.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
31.00 %
14.00 %
6.00 %
Other / Small
1.00 %
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
0.0 %
5.0 %
0.0 %
Other Christian
14.0 %
56.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
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