Fon in Benin

Population

2,028,000

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Fon
People Name in Country Fon
Population in Benin 2,028,000
World Population 2,138,000
Countries 5
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Dahomean, Fo, Fogbe, Kotafon
Affinity Bloc Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster Guinean
People Name General Fon
Ethnic Code NAB59e
Country Benin
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Zou Province, Atlantic Province, south Abomey-Calavi and Ouidah Subprefectures; Littoral Province, Cotonou. Interspersed with other groups south and in towns north

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Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Fon French Gun
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Fon French
Gun
Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1967)
New Testament Yes   (1994)
Complete Bible No
Category Resource
Audio Recordings Global Recordings
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Fon
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Scripture World Missionary Press Booklets

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 15.50 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
25.40 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
9.00 %
Non-Religious
0.30 %
Other / Small
0.30 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
17.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
5.0 %
Protestant
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
72.0 %
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