Country: Ghana

Number of People Groups

111

People Groups Unreached

19 (17.1%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

29,390,000

Population in Unreached

1,544,000 (5.3%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

62.4%

% Evangelical

25.89%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.5%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
Adan, Adangbe 6,600 11,000 Adangbe Christianity 95.00 % 23.00 % -
 Adele 19,000 56,000 Adele Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 6.00 % -
 Ahanta 212,000 212,000 Ahanta Christianity 90.00 % 23.00 % -
 Akan 4,431,000 5,102,000 Akan Christianity 70.00 % 43.68 % -
Akan-Ahafo 99,000 99,000 Akan Christianity 85.00 % 20.00 % -
Akan-Akwamu 63,000 63,000 Akan Christianity 88.00 % 21.00 % -
Akan-Akwapem 723,000 723,000 Akan Christianity 92.00 % 22.00 % -
Akan-Akyem 948,000 948,000 Akan Christianity 91.00 % 21.00 % -
Akan-Asen 164,000 164,000 Akan Christianity 80.00 % 21.00 % -
Akan-Dankyira 143,000 143,000 Akan Christianity 70.00 % 18.00 % -
 Akan-Fante 3,162,000 3,186,000 Akan Christianity 62.00 % 33.70 % -
 Akan-Kwawu 511,000 511,000 Akan Christianity 85.00 % 20.00 % -
Akpafu, Lolobi 83,000 83,000 Siwu Christianity 90.00 % 21.00 % -
 Akposso 11,000 239,000 Ikposo Christianity 90.00 % 16.00 % -
 Akyode 16,000 16,000 Gikyode Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.40 % -
 Anufo, Chokossi 105,000 213,000 Anufo Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 2.00 % 2
Anum-Boso 20,000 20,000 Gua Christianity 80.00 % 21.00 % -
 Anyi 77,000 1,148,000 Anyin Christianity 73.00 % 20.00 % -
Anyimere 1,000 1,000 Animere Christianity 65.00 % 21.00 % -
 Arab 2,900 403,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 5.00 % 0.50 % 1
Avatime, Sideme 36,000 36,000 Avatime Christianity 90.00 % 21.00 % -
 Banda, Nafana 91,000 95,000 Nafaanra Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 % -
 Bassar, Ntcham 195,000 392,000 Ntcham Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 10.00 % -
Baule 4,200 3,875,000 Baoule Christianity 55.00 % 20.00 % -
 Bimoba, Moba 231,000 231,000 Bimoba Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 6.00 % -
 Birifor, Southern 187,000 195,000 Birifor, Southern Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 9.00 % -
 Bissa 248,000 985,000 Bisa Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 14.00 % -
 Bondoukou Kulango, Nkurang 40,000 175,000 Kulango, Bondoukou Ethnic Religions 21.00 % 11.00 % -
 Bowili, Tuwuli 17,000 17,000 Tuwuli Christianity 90.00 % 20.00 % -
 British 8,200 52,309,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Brong 1,361,000 1,592,000 Abron Islam 48.00 % 24.96 % -
 Buem 73,000 81,000 Lelemi Christianity 95.00 % 24.00 % -
 Builsa, Buli 194,000 194,000 Buli Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 4.00 % -
Chakali 9,000 9,000 Chakali Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.50 % 1
Chala 4,500 4,500 Chala Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.00 % 1
Cherepon 152,000 152,000 Cherepon Christianity 80.00 % 22.00 % -
 Chinese, general 11,000 12,929,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 7.00 % 3.00 % -
 Dagaaba, Southern 1,066,000 1,066,000 Dagaare, Southern Christianity 75.00 % 22.46 % -
 Dagomba 1,278,000 1,290,000 Dagbani Islam 22.00 % 8.74 % -
Dangme 1,178,000 1,178,000 Dangme Christianity 93.00 % 37.44 % -
 Deaf 221,000 46,464,000 Ghanaian Sign Language Christianity 63.40 % -
 Deg, Mo 50,000 52,000 Deg Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 14.00 % -
Dompo 1,500 1,500 Dompo Islam 19.00 % 5.00 % -
Efutu, Awutu 149,000 149,000 Awutu Christianity 90.00 % 22.00 % -
 Ewe 3,854,000 5,845,000 Ewe Christianity 93.00 % 46.18 % -
 Fon 15,000 1,966,000 Fon Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 % -
 Foodo 1,000 42,000 Foodo Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 1
 French 12,000 50,089,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 Fulani, Maasina 4,700 1,199,000 Fulfulde, Maasina Islam 0.10 % 0.04 % 1
 Ga, Amina 860,000 876,000 Ga Christianity 92.00 % 23.00 % -
 German 4,500 65,388,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Gonja, Ngbanyito 358,000 358,000 Gonja Islam 4.00 % 0.50 % 7
 Gur, Farefare 505,000 558,000 Farefare Ethnic Religions 37.00 % 14.00 % -
 Hanga 10,000 10,000 Hanga Ethnic Religions 27.00 % 5.00 % -
 Hausa 281,000 44,177,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Ibibio 60,000 5,954,000 Ibibio Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 % -
Ife 38,000 231,000 Ife Ethnic Religions 39.00 % 22.00 % -
 Igbo 62,000 29,263,000 Igbo Christianity 90.00 % 24.00 % -
 Jula, Dyula 30,000 5,042,000 Jula Islam 1.00 % 0.70 % 1
Jwira-Pepesa 27,000 27,000 Jwira-Pepesa Christianity 64.00 % 19.00 % -
 Kabiye 45,000 1,268,000 Kabiye Ethnic Religions 17.00 % 4.00 % -
Kalabari, Ijo 45,000 522,000 Kalabari Christianity 97.00 % 21.00 % -
 Kamara 7,500 7,500 Kamara Islam 6.00 % 1.50 % -
 Kantosi 3,400 3,400 Kantosi Islam 1.00 % 0.20 % 1
 Kasem 172,000 283,000 Kasem Ethnic Religions 19.00 % 4.00 % -
Koma, Konni 5,700 5,700 Konni Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 3.00 % -
 Konkomba 959,000 1,060,000 Konkomba Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 8.00 % -
 Kotokoli, Tem 155,000 437,000 Tem Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 3
Krache 85,000 91,000 Krache Christianity 65.00 % 15.00 % -
Kru 29,000 323,000 Klao Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 % -
 Kulango, Bouna 31,000 280,000 Kulango, Bouna Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 % -
 Kusaal 613,000 632,000 Kusaal Christianity 61.00 % 12.00 % -
Lama 3,000 364,000 Lama Ethnic Religions 17.00 % 7.00 % -
 Larteh, Gua 109,000 109,000 Larteh Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 2.00 % -
 Ligbi 22,000 30,000 Ligbi Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lobi 9,000 619,000 Lobi Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 2.00 % -
Logba 11,000 11,000 Logba Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 12.00 % -
 Mamprusi, Manpelle 365,000 381,000 Mampruli Ethnic Religions 0.50 % 0.20 % 7
 Mandingo, Mandinka 5,500 1,926,000 Mandinka Islam 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Mossi 469,000 11,383,000 Moore Ethnic Religions 26.00 % 10.00 % -
Namnam 57,000 57,000 Farefare Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 3.00 % -
Nankansi 198,000 198,000 Farefare Ethnic Religions 11.00 % 3.00 % -
 Nanumba 69,000 69,000 Dagbani Islam 0.20 % 0.10 % 1
Nawdm 7,500 187,000 Nawdm Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 % -
 Nawuri 21,000 21,000 Nawuri Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 3.00 % -
Nchumbulu 2,700 2,700 Nchumbulu Christianity 60.00 % 12.00 % -
Nchumburu, Kyombaron 97,000 97,000 Chumburung Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 3.00 % -
Nchumunu, Dwang 12,000 12,000 Dwang Christianity 60.00 % 11.00 % -
Nkami 8,800 8,800 Nkami Christianity 80.00 % 11.00 % -
 Nkonya 24,000 24,000 Nkonya Christianity 60.00 % 15.00 % -
Ntrubo 16,000 25,000 Delo Christianity 90.00 % 18.00 % -
Nyangbo, Tutrugbu 9,600 9,600 Nyangbo Ethnic Religions 34.00 % 13.00 % -
Nzema, Appolo 345,000 462,000 Nzema Christianity 98.00 % 18.00 % -
Prang, Kplang 2,400 2,400 Kplang Christianity 65.00 % 19.00 % -
 Safaliba, Safazo 8,800 8,800 Safaliba Christianity 60.00 % 10.00 % -
Santrokofi, Sele 17,000 17,000 Selee Christianity 90.00 % 17.00 % -
 Sefwi 373,000 390,000 Sehwi Christianity 78.00 % 19.00 % -
 Sekpele 35,000 35,000 Sekpele Christianity 93.00 % 22.00 % -
Sisaala, Pasaale 54,000 54,000 Paasaal Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.50 % -
 Sisaala, Tumulung 157,000 157,000 Sisaala, Tumulung Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 5.00 % -
 Sisaala, Western 45,000 45,000 Sisaala, Western Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 Songhai-Koyraboro 9,100 1,732,000 Songhay, Koyraboro Senni Islam 2.00 % 0.30 % 1
 South Asian, general 12,000 11,642,000 Hindi Hinduism 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Tafi, Tegbo 6,600 6,600 Tafi Islam 20.00 % 13.00 % -
Tamprusi, Tampele 24,000 24,000 Tampulma Ethnic Religions 23.00 % 7.00 % -
 Vagla 16,000 16,000 Vagla Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 12.00 % -
 Wala 98,000 98,000 Wali Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.50 % 2
Wasa 315,000 315,000 Wasa Christianity 75.00 % 17.00 % -
 Yeji 3,000 3,000 Chumburung Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 2.00 % -
 Yoruba 469,000 36,393,000 Yoruba Islam 29.00 % 12.00 % -
 Zarma 8,800 3,923,000 Zarma Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 1
  Totals:  111 29,390,000       19   62.42 % 25.89 % 40 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 74,000                
  UN Country Population (2018) 29,464,000                

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Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   29,390,000 111 19 17.1 % 1,544,000 5.3 % 0

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 286,412,000 974.5 % 96.9 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.0 % 0.0 % 2.0 %
 
Other Backward Caste (OBC) 738,622,000 2,513.2 % 71.2 % 24.0 % 1.4 % 0.3 % 2.6 % 0.6 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 209,251,000 712.0 % 93.7 % 0.0 % 1.9 % 2.9 % 1.4 % 0.2 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,546,000 386.3 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.3 % 0.8 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Abron abr 1 0
Adangbe adq 1 0
Adele ade 1 0 New Testament
Ahanta aha 1 0 New Testament
Akan aka 9 0 Complete Bible
Animere anf 1 0
Anufo cko 1 1 New Testament
Anyin any 1 0 New Testament
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 1 Bible Portions
Avatime avn 1 0 New Testament
Awutu afu 1 0
Baoule bci 1 0 Complete Bible
Bimoba bim 1 0 Complete Bible
Birifor, Southern biv 1 0 New Testament
Bisa bib 1 0 New Testament
Buli bwu 1 0 New Testament
Chakali cli 1 1
Chala cll 1 1
Cherepon cpn 1 0
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Chumburung ncu 2 0 Complete Bible
Dagaare, Southern dga 1 0 New Testament
Dagbani dag 2 1 Complete Bible
Dangme ada 1 0 Complete Bible
Deg mzw 1 0 Complete Bible
Delo ntr 1 0 New Testament
Dompo doy 1 0
Dwang nnu 1 0
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Ewe ewe 1 0 Complete Bible
Farefare gur 3 0 Complete Bible
Fon fon 1 0 Complete Bible
Foodo fod 1 1 Bible Portions
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
Fulfulde, Maasina ffm 1 1 New Testament
Ga gaa 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Ghanaian Sign Language gse 1 0 Bible Portions
Gikyode acd 1 0 New Testament
Gonja gjn 1 1 Complete Bible
Gua gwx 1 0
Hanga hag 1 0 New Testament
Hausa hau 1 1 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Ibibio ibb 1 0 Bible Portions
Ife ife 1 0 New Testament
Igbo ibo 1 0 Complete Bible
Ikposo kpo 1 0 New Testament
Jula dyu 1 1 Complete Bible
Jwira-Pepesa jwi 1 0
Kabiye kbp 1 0 Complete Bible
Kalabari ijn 1 0 New Testament
Kamara jmr 1 0
Kantosi xkt 1 1
Kasem xsm 1 0 Complete Bible
Klao klu 1 0 Complete Bible
Konkomba xon 1 0 Complete Bible
Konni kma 1 0 New Testament
Kplang kph 1 0
Krache kye 1 0 Bible Portions
Kulango, Bondoukou kzc 1 0 New Testament
Kulango, Bouna nku 1 0
Kusaal kus 1 0 Complete Bible
Lama las 1 0 New Testament
Larteh lar 1 0
Lelemi lef 1 0 Complete Bible
Ligbi lig 1 1
Lobi lob 1 0 New Testament
Logba lgq 1 0
Mampruli maw 1 1 New Testament
Mandinka mnk 1 1 Complete Bible
Moore mos 1 0 Complete Bible
Nafaanra nfr 1 0 Complete Bible
Nawdm nmz 1 0 New Testament
Nawuri naw 1 0 New Testament
Nchumbulu nlu 1 0
Nkami nkq 1 0
Nkonya nko 1 0 New Testament
Ntcham bud 1 0 Complete Bible
Nyangbo nyb 1 0
Nzema nzi 1 0 Complete Bible
Paasaal sig 1 0 New Testament
Safaliba saf 1 0 Bible Portions
Sehwi sfw 1 0 New Testament
Sekpele lip 1 0 New Testament
Selee snw 1 0 New Testament
Sisaala, Tumulung sil 1 0 Complete Bible
Sisaala, Western ssl 1 0 Bible Portions
Siwu akp 1 0 New Testament
Songhay, Koyraboro Senni ses 1 1 New Testament
Tafi tcd 1 0
Tampulma tpm 1 0 Complete Bible
Tem kdh 1 1 Bible Portions
Tuwuli bov 1 0 New Testament
Vagla vag 1 0 Complete Bible
Wali wlx 1 1 Complete Bible
Wasa wss 1 0
Yoruba yor 1 0 Complete Bible
Zarma dje 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 99 111 19   39 65 60 93 8

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 25.9 %)
62.4 %
Ethnic Religions
14.8 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
22.4 %
Non-Religious
0.3 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
33.4 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
38.7 %
Roman Catholic
27.1 %
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 groups who live 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 number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

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  • Church planting agencies in Ghana
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  • Christian literature distribution
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  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
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  • Christian medical outreaches

Ghana Statistics
People Groups 111
Unreached People Groups 19  (17.1%)
Population 29,390,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.2%
Population in Unreached 1,544,000  (5.3%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 40
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 62.4%
Percent Evangelical 25.9%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.5%
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 55%
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window No
Country Code GH
Official Language(s) EnglishEwe
Literacy Rate 71%
Estimated Illiterate Population 8,523,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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