Country: Ghana

Number of People Groups

111

People Groups Unreached

19

Total Population

27,260,000

Unreached Population

1,507,000

% Professing Christian

62.5%

% Evangelical

19.2 %

Largest Religion

Official Language

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Photo People Group Population Progress
Scale
Primary Language Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
Adan, Adangbe 200 Adangbe Christianity 95.0 % 23.0 %
 Ahanta 192,000 Ahanta Christianity 90.0 % 23.0 %
 Akan, Ashanti, Twi 3,820,000 Akan Christianity 70.0 % 29.0 %
Akan-Ahafo 72,000 Akan Christianity 85.0 % 20.0 %
Akan-Akwamu 57,000 Akan Christianity 88.0 % 21.0 %
Akan-Akwapem, Akuapim 727,000 Akan Christianity 92.0 % 22.0 %
Akan-Akyem 860,000 Akan Christianity 91.0 % 21.0 %
Akan-Asen 176,000 Akan Christianity 80.0 % 21.0 %
Akan-Dankyira 135,000 Akan Christianity 70.0 % 18.0 %
 Akan-Fante 3,233,000 Akan Christianity 62.0 % 22.0 %
 Akan-Kwawu 532,000 Akan Christianity 85.0 % 20.0 %
Akpafu, Lolobi 37,000 Siwu Christianity 90.0 % 21.0 %
Akposso 10,000 Ikposo Christianity 90.0 % 16.0 %
 Akyode, Gikyode 14,000 Gikyode E Ethnic Religions 6.0 % 0.4 %
 Anufo, Chokossi 89,000 Anufo E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 2.0 %
Anum-Boso 81,000 Gua Christianity 80.0 % 21.0 %
 Anyi, Agni 339,000 Anyin Christianity 73.0 % 20.0 %
Anyimere 1,000 Animere Christianity 65.0 % 21.0 %
 Arab 2,600 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 5.0 % 0.5 %
Avatime, Sideme 32,000 Avatime Christianity 90.0 % 21.0 %
 Banda, Nafana 83,000 Nafaanra E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 5.0 %
 Bassar, Ntcham 75,000 Ntcham E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 10.0 %
 Bimoba, Moba 265,000 Bimoba E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 6.0 %
 Birifor, Southern 169,000 Birifor, Southern E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 9.0 %
 Bissa 225,000 Bisa E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 14.0 %
Bondoukou Kulango, Nkurang 37,000 Kulango, Bondoukou E Ethnic Religions 21.0 % 11.0 %
Bowili, Tuwuli 15,000 Tuwuli Christianity 90.0 % 20.0 %
 British 7,400 English Christianity 60.0 % 8.0 %
Brong 1,406,000 Abron Islam 48.0 % 17.0 %
 Buem, Lelemi 66,000 Lelemi Christianity 95.0 % 24.0 %
 Builsa, Buli 203,000 Buli E Ethnic Religions 7.0 % 4.0 %
Chakali 8,100 Chakali E Ethnic Religions 3.0 % 1.5 %
Chala 4,100 Chala E Ethnic Religions 5.0 % 1.0 %
Cherepon 149,000 Cherepon Christianity 80.0 % 22.0 %
 Coloured 61,000 English Christianity 85.0 % 19.0 %
 Dagaaba, Southern 949,000 Dagaare, Southern Christianity 75.0 % 18.0 %
 Dagomba 985,000 Dagbani Islam 22.0 % 6.0 %
Dangme 1,060,000 Dangme Christianity 93.0 % 25.0 %
 Deaf Unknown Ghanaian Sign Language Christianity 63.0 % 0.0 %
Deg, Mo 36,000 Deg E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 14.0 %
Dompo 1,400 Dompo Islam 19.0 % 5.0 %
Efutu, Awutu 244,000 Awutu Christianity 90.0 % 22.0 %
 Ewe, Ebwe 3,049,000 Ewe Christianity 93.0 % 29.0 %
Farefare 984,000 Farefare E Ethnic Religions 37.0 % 14.0 %
 Fon 14,000 Fon E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 3.0 %
 Foodo 1,100 Foodo Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 French 11,000 French Christianity 61.0 % 1.0 %
 Fulani, Maasina 14,000 Fulfulde, Maasina Islam 0.1 % 0.0 %
 Ga, Amina 786,000 Ga Christianity 92.0 % 23.0 %
 German 4,100 German, Standard Christianity 64.0 % 2.1 %
 Gonja, Ngbanyito 305,000 Gonja Islam 4.0 % 0.5 %
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 1,200 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 7.0 % 3.0 %
 Hanga 9,200 Hanga E Ethnic Religions 27.0 % 5.0 %
 Hausa 255,000 Hausa Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Ibibio 54,000 Ibibio Christianity 95.0 % 22.0 %
Ife 34,000 Ife E Ethnic Religions 39.0 % 22.0 %
 Igbo 57,000 Igbo Christianity 90.0 % 24.0 %
 Jula, Dyula 27,000 Jula Islam 1.0 % 0.7 %
Jwira-Pepesa 24,000 Jwira-Pepesa Christianity 64.0 % 19.0 %
 Kabiye 41,000 Kabiye E Ethnic Religions 17.0 % 4.0 %
Kalabari, Ijo 41,000 Kalabari Christianity 97.0 % 21.0 %
Kamara 6,800 Kamara E Ethnic Religions 6.0 % 1.5 %
Kantosi 3,100 Kantosi Islam 1.0 % 0.2 %
 Kasem, Kasena 172,000 Kasem E Ethnic Religions 19.0 % 4.0 %
Koma, Konni 5,200 Konni E Ethnic Religions 16.0 % 3.0 %
 Konkomba 678,000 Konkomba E Ethnic Religions 33.0 % 8.0 %
 Kotokoli, Tem 71,000 Tem Islam 0.5 % 0.1 %
Krache 77,000 Krache Christianity 95.0 % 23.0 %
Kru 26,000 Klao Christianity 95.0 % 22.0 %
 Kulango, Bouna 29,000 Kulango, Bouna E Ethnic Religions 25.0 % 7.0 %
 Kusasi, Eastern 556,000 Kusaal Christianity 61.0 % 12.0 %
Lama 2,700 Lama E Ethnic Religions 17.0 % 7.0 %
 Larteh, Gua 99,000 Larteh Christianity 95.0 % 22.0 %
 Ligbi 20,000 Ligbi Islam 0.0 % 0.0 %
 Lobi 8,100 Lobi E Ethnic Religions 7.0 % 2.0 %
Logba 10,000 Logba Christianity 83.0 % 15.0 %
 Lolo, Adele 15,000 Adele E Ethnic Religions 20.0 % 6.0 %
 Mamprusi, Manpelle 291,000 Mampruli E Ethnic Religions 0.5 % 0.2 %
 Mandinka 138,000 Mandinka Islam 2.0 % 0.5 %
 Mossi, Moore 426,000 Moore E Ethnic Religions 26.0 % 10.0 %
Nabra, Nabt 62,000 Farefare E Ethnic Religions 15.0 % 3.0 %
Nanumba, Nunuma 63,000 Dagbani E Ethnic Religions 4.0 % 0.8 %
Nawdm 6,800 Nawdm E Ethnic Religions 30.0 % 2.0 %
 Nawuri 19,000 Nawuri Islam 10.0 % 3.0 %
Nchumbulu 2,400 Nchumbulu Christianity 60.0 % 12.0 %
Nchumburu, Kyombaron 88,000 Chumburung E Ethnic Religions 8.0 % 3.0 %
Nchumunu, Dwang 11,000 Dwang Christianity 60.0 % 11.0 %
Nkami 8,000 Nkami Christianity 80.0 % 11.0 %
 Nkonya 37,000 Nkonya Christianity 60.0 % 15.0 %
Ntrubo 15,000 Delo Christianity 90.0 % 18.0 %
Nyangbo, Tutrugbu 8,700 Nyangbo Christianity 90.0 % 13.0 %
Nzema, Appolo 347,000 Nzema Christianity 98.0 % 24.0 %
Prang, Kplang 2,200 Kplang Christianity 65.0 % 19.0 %
 Safaliba, Safazo 8,000 Safaliba Islam 10.0 % 4.0 %
Santrokofi, Sele 15,000 Selee Christianity 90.0 % 17.0 %
 Sefwi, Sehwi 339,000 Sehwi Christianity 78.0 % 19.0 %
Sekpele 32,000 Sekpele Christianity 93.0 % 22.0 %
Sisaala, Southern, Pasaale 49,000 Paasaal E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 1.5 %
 Sisaala, Tumulung, Gil Bagale 142,000 Sisaala, Tumulung E Ethnic Religions 12.0 % 5.0 %
 Sisaala, Western 41,000 Sisaala, Western E Ethnic Religions 10.0 % 1.0 %
 Songhai-Koyraboro 8,200 Songhay, Koyraboro Senni Islam 2.0 % 0.3 %
 South Asian, general 11,000 Hindi Hinduism 1.0 % 0.1 %
Tafi, Tegbo 6,000 Tafi Islam 20.0 % 13.0 %
Talega, Talni 52,000 Farefare E Ethnic Religions 11.0 % 3.0 %
Tamprusi, Tampele 22,000 Tampulma E Ethnic Religions 23.0 % 7.0 %
 Vagla, Vagala, Sitigo 18,000 Vagla E Ethnic Religions 40.0 % 12.0 %
 Wala, Waali 187,000 Wali E Ethnic Religions 3.0 % 1.5 %
Wasa, Wassaw 419,000 Wasa Christianity 75.0 % 17.0 %
 Yeji 2,700 Chumburung E Ethnic Religions 8.0 % 2.0 %
 Yoruba 426,000 Yoruba Islam 29.0 % 12.0 %
 Zerma, Dyerma 8,000 Zarma Islam 0.5 % 0.1 %
  Totals:  111 27,260,000 19     62.5 % 19.2 %  
  Unclassified / Other Individuals: 66,000  
  UN Country Population (2015) 27,326,000  

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 19.2 %)
62.5 %
Ethnic Religions
14.9 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
22.2 %
Non-Religious
0.4 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
33.7 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
37.9 %
Roman Catholic
28.2 %
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.

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