Saramaccan in French Guiana


Population
5,500
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Saramaccan
People Name in Country Saramaccan
Population in French Guiana 5,500
World Population 34,500
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached No
Progress Scale 2
GSEC 4  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Bush Negro, Matawari Creole
People ID 14765
ROP3 Code 108714
Country French Guiana
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Widespread.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country French Guiana
Region Central and South America
Continent South America
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Widespread..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Saramaccan (5,500 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: srm   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Saramaccan (5,500 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: srm   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Saramaccan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1974-2000)
New Testament Yes   (1991-2009)
Complete Bible No
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Saramaccan
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Gadu Buku
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.80 %)
85.00 %
Ethnic Religions
15.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
60.0 %
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