Religion in Suriname

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 614,749 (#170 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Surinamer(s)
adjective: Surinamese
Ethnic Groups Hindustani (a.k.a. "East Indians") 27.4%, Maroon ( African ancestry) 21.7%, Creole (mixed White and Black) 15.7%, Javanese 13.7%, mixed 13.4%, other 7.6%, unspecified 0.6%
Religions Protestant 23.6% (includes Evangelical 11.2%, Moravian 11.2%, Reformed .7%, Lutheran .5%), Hindu 22.3%, Roman Catholic 21.6%, Muslim 13.8%, other Christian 3.2%, Winti 1.8%, Jehovah's Witness 1.2%, other 1.7%, none 7.5%, unspecified 3.2% (2012 est.)
Christianity 49.6% (2012 est.)
Prot 23.6% (2012 est.)
Hinduism 22.3% (2012 est.)
Rc 21.6% (2012 est.)
Islam 13.8% (2012 est.)
None 7.5% (2012 est.)
Jehovahs Witnesses 1.2% (2012 est.)

Sources

  1. Suriname.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Suriname.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Suriname.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
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Title Religion in Suriname
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/suriname
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MLA Citation “Religion in Suriname.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021. <religionfacts.com/suriname>