Afro-Guyanese in Suriname


Population
72,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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People Name General Afro-Guyanese
People Name in Country Afro-Guyanese
Population in Suriname 72,000
World Population 453,100
Total Countries 5
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Guarao, Warrau
People ID 12013
ROP3 Code 103602
Country Suriname
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Nickerie district: Courantyne river mouth.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Suriname
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Nickerie district: Courantyne river mouth..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Guyanese Creole English (72,000 speakers)
Language Code gyn   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Guyanese Creole English
Primary Language Guyanese Creole English (72,000 speakers)
Language Code gyn   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Guyanese Creole English

Primary Language:  Guyanese Creole English

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions No
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Guyanese Creole English
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 20.00 %)
86.00 %
Ethnic Religions
4.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
10.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
10.0 %
Roman Catholic
80.0 %
Photo Source Anonymous 
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