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Asian Surinamese

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Asian Surinamese

Asian Surinamese
Dutch, Sranan Tongo, Caribbean Hindustani, Javanese, Chinese
Hinduism, Islam, Christianity
Related ethnic groups
Asian Caribbean

Asian Surinamese or Surinamese people of Asian descent are Surinamese people whose ancestry lies within the continent of Asia.

The results of a 2012 census in Suriname showed that of the 542,000 residents,[1] 27% are of Indian descent and 14% are Javanese. "Chinese" ethnicity was not recorded, instead being grouped in "Other", along with "Amerindian" and "White".[2] In the 2004 census, 1.8% were Chinese.[3]

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