Fon in Benin


Population
2,089,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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People Name General Fon
People Name in Country Fon
Population in Benin 2,089,000
World Population 2,206,000
Total Countries 5
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3.2
Least-Reached No
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Dahomean, Fo, Fogbe, Kotafon
People ID 11222
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.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
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.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Primary Language: Fon (0 speakers)
Language Code: fon   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 3
Secondary Languages:
French Gun
Primary Language: Fon (0 speakers)
Language Code: fon   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 3
Secondary Languages:
French Gun
For Primary Language: Fon

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1967)
New Testament Yes   (1994)
Complete Bible No
 
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Fon
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Fon Bible
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Fon Bible
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic

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 %
Photo Source: Sylvain Lanoe   Creative Commons  
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