367,300 in Suriname, all users. L1 users: 67,300 (2013). L2 users: 300,000. Total users in all countries: 710,700 (as L1: 410,700; as L2: 300,000).
3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language. Lingua franca of 80% of the country, including the Hindustanis, Javanese, Chinese, American Indians, and Bush Negroes.
Latin script [Latn].
Christian, traditional religion.