Country: Togo

Number of People Groups

54

People Groups Unreached

6

Total Population

7,005,000

Unreached Population

273,000

% Christian Adherent

44.4%

% Evangelical

8.9 %

Largest Religion

Christianity (44.4%)

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion %
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Adan, Adangbe 2,500 Adangbe Christianity 95.0 % 4.0 %
Aja 190,000 Aja E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 9.0 %
 Akan, Ashanti, Twi 70,000 Akan E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 4.0 %
Akasselem 60,000 Akaselem Islam 1.2 % 1.1 %
 Akebu 71,000 Akebu E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 4.0 %
Akposso 196,000 Ikposo Christianity 95.0 % 12.0 %
Anii 16,000 Anii Islam 1.2 % 1.1 %
 Anufo, Chokossi 73,000 Anufo Islam 1.5 % 1.1 %
Anyanga 17,000 Ginyanga E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 4.0 %
 Arab, Lebanese 7,100 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.0 % 0.9 %
Bago-Koussountou 11,000 Bago-Kusuntu Islam 1.2 % 1.1 %
 Bariba 21,000 Baatonum E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 4.0 %
 Bassar, Ntcham 166,000 Ntcham E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 2.0 %
 Bissa 5,200 Bisa Islam 22.0 % 12.0 %
Bogo, Ahlon 9,500 Igo Christianity 85.0 % 13.0 %
 Buem, Lelemi 7,000 Lelemi Christianity 95.0 % 2.0 %
 Coloured 2,800 German, Standard Christianity 90.0 % 5.0 %
 Dagomba 11,000 Dagbani Islam 4.0 % 3.0 %
Deaf Unknown French Sign Language Christianity 45.0 % 0.0 %
 Ewe, Awlan 1,477,000 Ewe Christianity 87.0 % 16.0 %
 Fon 61,000 Fon Christianity 65.0 % 12.0 %
 French 5,400 French Christianity 61.0 % 4.5 %
 Fulfulde, Benin-Togo 95,000 Fulfulde, Borgu Islam 0.5 % 0.3 %
 Ga, Amina, Gain 42,000 Ga Christianity 70.0 % 15.0 %
Gangam 58,000 Ngangam E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 1.0 %
 Gbe, Maxi 44,000 Gbe, Maxi E Ethnic Religions 34.0 % 4.0 %
Gen, Mina 413,000 Gen Christianity 75.0 % 13.0 %
Gourma 248,000 Gourmanchema E Ethnic Religions 22.0 % 10.0 %
 Hausa 19,000 Hausa Islam 1.2 % 1.1 %
Hwe 8,100 Aja Christianity 70.0 % 12.0 %
Ife 129,000 Ife E Ethnic Religions 35.0 % 15.0 %
 Kabiye 1,032,000 Kabiye E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 10.0 %
Kambole 51,000 Nago, Northern Islam 10.0 % 1.0 %
 Konkomba 87,000 Konkomba E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 4.5 %
 Kotokoli, Tem 408,000 Tem Islam 6.0 % 1.5 %
Kpessi 5,100 Kpessi E Ethnic Religions 16.0 % 6.0 %
Krache 4,900 Krache Christianity 95.0 % 7.0 %
 Kusasi 14,000 Kusaal E Ethnic Religions 8.0 % 6.0 %
Lama 235,000 Lama E Ethnic Religions 12.0 % 5.0 %
 Lolo, Adele 20,000 Adele E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 5.0 %
Lukpa 18,000 Lukpa E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 3.0 %
 Mamprusi 14,000 Mampruli E Ethnic Religions 3.5 % 3.0 %
Moba 379,000 Moba E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 6.0 %
 Mossi, Moore 34,000 Moore Islam 26.0 % 9.0 %
Nawdm 161,000 Nawdm E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 7.0 %
Ntrubo 7,700 Delo Christianity 95.0 % 5.0 %
Piyobe 3,000 Miyobe E Ethnic Religions 6.0 % 0.6 %
 Tamberma 40,000 Ditammari E Ethnic Religions 14.0 % 4.0 %
Togolese Creole 3,500 Pidgin, Cameroon Christianity 89.0 % 6.0 %
Waama, Yoabu 18,000 Waama E Ethnic Religions 6.0 % 0.5 %
 Watchi 740,000 Gbe, Waci E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 5.0 %
Wudu 2,200 Wudu E Ethnic Religions 16.0 % 2.0 %
Xwla 27,000 Gbe, Western Xwla Christianity 70.0 % 7.0 %
 Yoruba 105,000 Yoruba Islam 43.0 % 1.6 %
  Totals:  54 6,944,000 6     44.4 % 8.9 %  
RELIGIONS
Buddhism
0.0%
Christianity
  Evangelical
44.4%
8.9%
Ethnic Religions
36.6%
Hinduism
0.0%
Islam
18.1%
Non-Religious
0.4%
Other / Small Religions
0.5%
Unknown
0.0%
CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS
Anglican
0.0%
Independent
12.7%
Protestant
31.2%
Roman Catholic
55.8%
Orthodox
0.0%
Other Christian
0.0%

Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.


Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the People Group who lives in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by People Group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Togo. Internet searches are probably the best way to find such an organization. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Togo
  • Christian ministry in Togo
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in Togo or West and Central Africa. The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. This data is from circa 2006-2008 and is not being maintained by Joshua Project. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.
In West and Central Africa Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Action International Ministries Medium
Advancing Renewal Ministries, Inc. Medium
Anglican Frontier Missions Small
Assemblies of God World Missions Large
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, World Missions Medium
Awana Clubs, International Medium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, International Medium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI) Medium
Baptist Mid-Missions Medium
BCM International Medium
Bible League Medium
Campus Crusade for Christ, International Large
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission Department Medium
Church World Service Medium
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Medium
EFCA International Mission Medium
EQUIP Foundation Small
Evangelical Covenant Church Medium
Every Home for Christ Medium
Final Frontiers Foundation Large
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
Friends in Action, International Small
Galcom International Small
Global Partners / Wesleyan World Missions Medium
Globe International Medium
GO International Small
Go Ye Fellowship Medium
Good News Productions Medium
Heart of God Ministries Medium
Hope for the Hungry Medium
InterComm Small
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and Missions Small
Mailbox Club International Small
Middle East Media Medium
Open Bible Churches Small
Pentecostal Church of God World Missions Small
Scripture Union Medium
Seventh-day Adventists General Conference Medium
Silent Word Ministries Small
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission Board Large
Talking Bibles International Small
Team Expansion Medium
Tentmakers International Small
United Methodist Church Medium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign Missions Medium
United World Mission Medium
Worldwide Tentmakers, Incorporated Small
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large

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