Fon in Benin

Population

2,028,000

Christian

65.0%

Evangelical

15.5%

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Fon
People Name in Country Fon
Population in Benin 2,028,000
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
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window Yes
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 (Unknown) French (Unknown) Gun (Unknown)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Fon French
Gun
Largest Religion Christianity
Buddhism
0.00%
Christianity
65%    ( Evangelical  16% )
Ethnic Religions
25.40%
Hinduism
0.00%
Islam
9.00%
Non-Religious
0.30%
Other / Small
0.30%
Unknown
0.00%
Christian Segments
Anglican
0.00%
Independent
17.00%
Protestant
5.00%
Orthodox
0.00%
Other Christian
5.00%
Roman Catholic
72.00%
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