Country: Togo

Number of People Groups

55

People Groups Unreached

6

Total Population

7,129,000

Unreached Population

280,000

% Professing Christian

44.4%

% Evangelical

8.9 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Adan, Adangbe 2,600 2,800 Adangbe Christianity 95.0 % 4.0 %
Aja 195,000 690,000 Aja E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 9.0 %
 Akan, Ashanti, Twi 72,000 4,422,000 Akan E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 4.0 %
Akasselem 62,000 62,000 Akaselem Islam 1.2 % 1.1 %
 Akebu 73,000 73,000 Akebu E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 4.0 %
Akposso 201,000 211,000 Ikposo Christianity 95.0 % 12.0 %
Anii 16,000 58,000 Anii Islam 1.2 % 1.1 %
 Anufo, Chokossi 75,000 187,000 Anufo Islam 1.5 % 1.1 %
Anyanga 17,000 17,000 Ginyanga E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 4.0 %
 Arab, Lebanese 7,300 10,561,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.0 % 0.9 %
 Bago-Koussountou 11,000 11,000 Bago-Kusuntu Islam 1.2 % 1.1 %
 Bariba 22,000 1,184,000 Baatonum E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 4.0 %
 Bassar, Ntcham 171,000 248,000 Ntcham E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 2.0 %
 Bissa 5,400 893,000 Bisa Islam 22.0 % 12.0 %
Bogo, Ahlon 9,700 9,700 Igo Christianity 85.0 % 13.0 %
 Buem, Lelemi 7,200 73,000 Lelemi Christianity 95.0 % 2.0 %
 Coloured 2,900 5,935,000 German, Standard Christianity 90.0 % 5.0 %
 Dagomba 11,000 996,000 Dagbani Islam 4.0 % 3.0 %
Deaf Unknown 0 French Sign Language Christianity 45.0 % 0.0 %
 Ewe, Awlan 1,516,000 5,340,000 Ewe Christianity 87.0 % 16.0 %
 Fon 63,000 2,202,000 Fon Christianity 65.0 % 12.0 %
 French 5,500 41,867,000 French Christianity 61.0 % 4.5 %
 Fulfulde, Benin-Togo 98,000 550,000 Fulfulde, Borgu Islam 0.5 % 0.3 %
 Ga, Amina, Gain 43,000 840,000 Ga Christianity 70.0 % 15.0 %
Gangam 60,000 92,000 Ngangam E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 1.0 %
 Gbe, Maxi 45,000 213,000 Gbe, Maxi E Ethnic Religions 34.0 % 4.0 %
Gen, Mina 424,000 606,000 Gen Christianity 75.0 % 13.0 %
 German 600 64,735,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.0 % 2.1 %
Gourma 255,000 1,345,000 Gourmanchema E Ethnic Religions 22.0 % 10.0 %
 Hausa 19,000 39,764,000 Hausa Islam 1.2 % 1.1 %
Hwe 8,300 8,300 Aja Christianity 70.0 % 12.0 %
Ife 132,000 247,000 Ife E Ethnic Religions 35.0 % 15.0 %
 Kabiye 1,059,000 1,116,000 Kabiye E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 10.0 %
Kambole 52,000 102,000 Nago, Northern Islam 10.0 % 1.0 %
 Konkomba 90,000 768,000 Konkomba E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 4.5 %
 Kotokoli, Tem 419,000 511,000 Tem Islam 6.0 % 1.5 %
Kpessi 5,200 5,200 Kpessi E Ethnic Religions 16.0 % 6.0 %
Krache 5,000 82,000 Krache Christianity 95.0 % 7.0 %
 Kusasi 14,000 598,000 Kusaal E Ethnic Religions 8.0 % 6.0 %
Lama 241,000 329,000 Lama E Ethnic Religions 12.0 % 5.0 %
 Lolo, Adele 21,000 36,000 Adele E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 5.0 %
Lukpa 19,000 137,000 Lukpa E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 3.0 %
 Mamprusi 14,000 305,000 Mampruli E Ethnic Religions 3.5 % 3.0 %
Moba 389,000 392,000 Moba E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 6.0 %
 Mossi, Moore 35,000 10,029,000 Moore Islam 26.0 % 9.0 %
Nawdm 166,000 173,000 Nawdm E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 7.0 %
Ntrubo 7,900 23,000 Delo Christianity 95.0 % 5.0 %
Piyobe 3,000 14,000 Miyobe E Ethnic Religions 6.0 % 0.6 %
 Tamberma 41,000 212,000 Ditammari E Ethnic Religions 14.0 % 4.0 %
Togolese Creole 3,600 3,600 Pidgin, Cameroon Christianity 89.0 % 6.0 %
Waama, Yoabu 18,000 18,000 Waama E Ethnic Religions 6.0 % 0.5 %
 Watchi 760,000 824,000 Gbe, Waci E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 5.0 %
Wudu 2,300 2,300 Wudu E Ethnic Religions 16.0 % 2.0 %
Xwla 27,000 27,000 Gbe, Western Xwla Christianity 70.0 % 7.0 %
 Yoruba 108,000 33,163,000 Yoruba Islam 43.0 % 1.6 %
  Totals:  55 7,129,000 6       44.4 % 8.9 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 62,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 7,191,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 8.9 %)
44.4 %
Ethnic Religions
36.6 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
18.1 %
Non-Religious
0.4 %
Other / Small Religions
0.5 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
12.7 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
31.2 %
Roman Catholic
55.8 %
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 these organizations. 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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