Country: Ghana

Number of People Groups

111

People Groups Unreached

20 (18.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

33,436,000

Population in Unreached

2,095,000 (6.3%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

62.06%

% Evangelical

25.74%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.5%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
Adan, Adangbe 7,500 13,000 Adangbe Christianity 95.00 % 23.00 % -
 Adele 22,000 63,000 Adele Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 6.00 % -
 Ahanta 241,000 241,000 Ahanta Christianity 90.00 % 23.00 % -
 Akan 5,034,000 5,810,000 Akan Christianity 70.00 % 43.68 % -
Akan-Ahafo 113,000 113,000 Akan Christianity 85.00 % 20.00 % -
Akan-Akwamu 71,000 71,000 Akan Christianity 88.00 % 21.00 % -
Akan-Akwapem 821,000 821,000 Akan Christianity 92.00 % 22.00 % -
Akan-Akyem 1,077,000 1,077,000 Akan Christianity 91.00 % 21.00 % -
Akan-Asen 186,000 186,000 Akan Christianity 80.00 % 21.00 % -
Akan-Dankyira 163,000 163,000 Akan Christianity 70.00 % 18.00 % -
 Akan-Fante 3,592,000 3,619,000 Akan Christianity 62.00 % 33.70 % -
 Akan-Kwawu 581,000 581,000 Akan Christianity 85.00 % 20.00 % -
Akpafu, Lolobi 94,000 94,000 Siwu Christianity 90.00 % 21.00 % -
 Akposso 13,000 264,000 Ikposo Christianity 90.00 % 16.00 % -
 Akyode 18,000 18,000 Gikyode Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.40 % -
 Anufo 120,000 241,000 Anufo Ethnic Religions 0.72 % 0.65 % 2
Anum-Boso 23,000 23,000 Gua Christianity 80.00 % 21.00 % -
 Anyi 87,000 1,705,000 Anyin Christianity 73.00 % 20.00 % -
Anyimere 1,200 1,200 Animere Christianity 65.00 % 21.00 % -
 Arab 3,300 742,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 5.00 % 0.50 % 1
Avatime, Sideme 33,000 33,000 Avatime Christianity 90.00 % 21.00 % -
 Banda, Nafana 103,000 108,000 Nafaanra Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 5.00 % -
 Bassar, Ntcham 222,000 439,000 Ntcham Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 10.00 % -
 Baule 4,500 7,301,000 Baoule Christianity 52.00 % 24.00 % -
 Bimoba, Moba 262,000 262,000 Bimoba Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 6.00 % -
 Birifor, Southern 212,000 221,000 Birifor, Southern Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 9.00 % -
 Bondoukou Kulango, Nkurang 46,000 199,000 Kulango, Bondoukou Ethnic Religions 21.00 % 11.00 % -
 Bowili, Tuwuli 19,000 19,000 Tuwuli Christianity 90.00 % 20.00 % -
 British 9,300 53,788,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Brong 1,546,000 1,797,000 Abron Islam 48.00 % 24.96 % -
 Buem 83,000 92,000 Lelemi Christianity 95.00 % 24.00 % -
 Builsa, Buli 220,000 220,000 Buli Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 4.00 % -
 Busanga 282,000 1,125,000 Bisa Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 2.00 % 6
 Chakali 10,000 10,000 Chakali Ethnic Religions 3.00 % 1.50 % 1
 Challa 5,100 5,100 Chala Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 5.87 % -
Cherepon 173,000 173,000 Cherepon Christianity 80.00 % 22.00 % -
 Chinese, general 13,000 15,816,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 7.00 % 3.00 % -
 Dagaaba, Southern 1,211,000 1,211,000 Dagaare, Southern Christianity 75.00 % 22.46 % -
 Dagomba 1,452,000 1,466,000 Dagbani Islam 22.00 % 8.74 % -
Dangme 1,338,000 1,338,000 Dangme Christianity 93.00 % 37.44 % -
 Deaf 251,000 49,091,000 Ghanaian Sign Language Christianity 63.40 % -
 Deg, Mo 56,000 58,000 Deg Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 14.00 % -
Dompo 1,700 1,700 Dompo Islam 19.00 % 5.00 % -
 Dyula 89,000 4,467,000 Jula Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
Efutu, Awutu 169,000 169,000 Awutu Christianity 90.00 % 22.00 % -
 Ewe 4,378,000 6,523,000 Ewe Christianity 93.00 % 46.18 % -
 Fon 17,000 2,277,000 Fon Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 3.00 % -
 Foodo 1,200 49,000 Foodo Islam 0.02 % 0.01 % 1
 French 14,000 50,354,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 Fulani, Maasina 5,300 1,953,000 Fulfulde, Maasina Islam 0.10 % 0.04 % 1
 Ga, Amina 977,000 1,044,000 Ga Christianity 92.00 % 23.00 % -
 German 5,100 66,126,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Gonja 407,000 407,000 Gonja Islam 0.60 % 0.50 % 8
 Gur, Farefare 573,000 634,000 Farefare Ethnic Religions 37.00 % 14.00 % -
 Hanga 12,000 12,000 Hanga Ethnic Religions 27.00 % 5.00 % -
 Hausa 319,000 53,725,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Ibibio 68,000 6,644,000 Ibibio Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 % -
Ife 43,000 259,000 Ife Ethnic Religions 39.00 % 22.00 % -
 Igbo 71,000 32,534,000 Igbo Christianity 90.00 % 24.00 % -
Jwira-Pepesa 31,000 31,000 Jwira-Pepesa Christianity 64.00 % 19.00 % -
 Kabiye 51,000 1,406,000 Kabiye Ethnic Religions 17.00 % 4.00 % -
Kalabari, Ijo 51,000 584,000 Kalabari Christianity 97.00 % 21.00 % -
 Kamara 8,500 8,500 Kamara Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kantosi 3,900 3,900 Kantosi Islam 2.00 % 1.92 % 1
 Kasem 195,000 322,000 Kasem Ethnic Religions 19.00 % 4.00 % -
Koma, Konni 6,400 6,400 Konni Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 3.00 % -
 Konkomba 1,090,000 1,202,000 Konkomba Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 8.00 % -
 Kotokoli 176,000 490,000 Tem Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 4
Krache 96,000 102,000 Krache Christianity 65.00 % 15.00 % -
 Kru 33,000 447,000 Klao Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 % -
 Kulango, Bouna 36,000 318,000 Kulango, Bouna Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 % -
 Kusaal 696,000 717,000 Kusaal Christianity 61.00 % 12.00 % -
Lama 3,400 408,000 Lama Ethnic Religions 17.00 % 7.00 % -
 Larteh, Gua 124,000 124,000 Larteh Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 2.00 % -
 Ligbi 25,000 33,000 Ligbi Islam 0.02 % 0.02 % 1
 Lobi 10,000 705,000 Lobi Ethnic Religions 7.00 % 2.00 % -
Logba 13,000 13,000 Logba Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 12.00 % -
 Mamprusi 414,000 432,000 Mampruli Ethnic Religions 0.84 % 0.20 % 8
 Mandinka 6,300 2,319,000 Mandinka Islam 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Mossi 533,000 13,417,000 Moore Ethnic Religions 26.00 % 10.00 % -
Namnam 65,000 65,000 Farefare Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 3.00 % -
Nankansi 225,000 225,000 Farefare Ethnic Religions 11.00 % 3.00 % -
 Nanumba 79,000 79,000 Dagbani Islam 0.20 % 0.10 % 2
 Nawdm 8,500 207,000 Nawdm Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 2.00 % -
 Nawuri 24,000 24,000 Nawuri Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 3.00 % -
Nchumbulu 3,100 3,100 Nchumbulu Christianity 60.00 % 12.00 % -
Nchumburu, Kyombaron 110,000 110,000 Chumburung Ethnic Religions 45.00 % 3.00 % -
Nchumunu, Dwang 14,000 14,000 Dwang Christianity 60.00 % 11.00 % -
Nkami 10,000 10,000 Nkami Christianity 80.00 % 11.00 % -
 Nkonya 27,000 27,000 Nkonya Christianity 60.00 % 15.00 % -
Ntrubo 18,000 28,000 Delo Christianity 90.00 % 18.00 % -
Nyangbo, Tutrugbu 11,000 11,000 Nyangbo Ethnic Religions 34.00 % 13.00 % -
Nzema, Appolo 392,000 524,000 Nzema Christianity 98.00 % 18.00 % -
Prang, Kplang 2,700 2,700 Kplang Christianity 65.00 % 19.00 % -
 Safaliba, Safazo 10,000 10,000 Safaliba Islam 10.00 % 7.50 % -
Santrokofi, Sele 19,000 19,000 Selee Christianity 90.00 % 17.00 % -
 Sefwi 424,000 443,000 Esahie Christianity 78.00 % 19.00 % -
 Sekpele 40,000 40,000 Sekpele Christianity 93.00 % 22.00 % -
Sisaala, Pasaale 61,000 61,000 Paasaal Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.50 % -
 Sisaala, Tumulung 178,000 178,000 Sisaala, Tumulung Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 5.00 % -
 Sisaala, Western 51,000 51,000 Sisaala, Western Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 Songhai-Koyraboro 10,000 2,168,000 Songhay, Koyraboro Senni Islam 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
 South Asian, general 14,000 12,066,000 Hindi Hinduism 1.00 % 0.10 % 1
 Tafi, Tegbo 7,500 7,500 Tafi Islam 20.00 % 13.00 % -
Tamprusi, Tampele 27,000 27,000 Tampulma Ethnic Religions 23.00 % 7.00 % -
 Vagla 18,000 18,000 Vagla Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 12.00 % -
 Wala 111,000 111,000 Wali Ethnic Religions 0.30 % 0.30 % 2
Wasa 358,000 358,000 Wasa Christianity 75.00 % 17.00 % -
 Yeji 3,400 3,400 Chumburung Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 2.00 % -
 Yoruba 533,000 39,043,000 Yoruba Islam 29.00 % 12.00 % -
 Zarma 10,000 4,945,000 Zarma Islam 0.50 % 0.08 % 1
  Totals:  111 33,436,000         20 62.06 % 25.74 % 51 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 40,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 33,476,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Ahafo 613,000
Ashanti 5,925,000
Bono (Brong Ahafo) 1,169,000
Bono East 1,134,000
Central 2,606,000
Eastern 3,319,000
Greater Accra 5,056,000
North East 589,000
Northern 1,949,000
Oti 760,000
Savannah 595,000
Upper East 1,303,000
Upper West 869,000
Volta 1,908,000
Western 2,215,000
Western North 949,000
Provinces:  16 30,959,000
UN Country Population 33,476,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Abron abr 1 0 Translation Started
Adangbe adq 1 0 Translation Started
Adele ade 1 0 New Testament
Ahanta aha 1 0 New Testament
Akan aka 9 0 Complete Bible
Animere anf 1 0 Unspecified
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 Translation Needed
Baoule bci 1 0 Complete Bible
Bimoba bim 1 0 Complete Bible
Birifor, Southern biv 1 0 New Testament
Bisa bib 1 1 New Testament
Buli bwu 1 0 New Testament
Chakali cli 1 1 Translation Needed
Chala cll 1 0 Translation Started
Cherepon cpn 1 0 Translation Needed
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 Unspecified
Dwang nnu 1 0 Translation Started
English eng 1 0 Complete Bible
Esahie sfw 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 Translation Started
Hanga hag 1 0 New Testament
Hausa hau 1 1 Complete Bible
Hindi hin 1 1 Complete Bible
Ibibio ibb 1 0 New Testament
Ife ife 1 0 New Testament
Igbo ibo 1 0 Complete Bible
Ikposo kpo 1 0 Bible Portions
Jula dyu 1 1 Complete Bible
Jwira-Pepesa jwi 1 0 Translation Needed
Kabiye kbp 1 0 Complete Bible
Kalabari ijn 1 0 Complete Bible
Kamara jmr 1 1 Translation Needed
Kantosi xkt 1 1 Translation Needed
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 Translation Needed
Krache kye 1 0 Bible Portions
Kulango, Bondoukou kzc 1 0 New Testament
Kulango, Bouna nku 1 0 Translation Needed
Kusaal kus 1 0 Complete Bible
Lama las 1 0 New Testament
Larteh lar 1 0 Unspecified
Lelemi lef 1 0 Complete Bible
Ligbi lig 1 1 Translation Needed
Lobi lob 1 0 New Testament
Logba lgq 1 0 New Testament
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 Translation Needed
Nkami nkq 1 0 Translation Needed
Nkonya nko 1 0 New Testament
Ntcham bud 1 0 Complete Bible
Nyangbo nyb 1 0 New Testament
Nzema nzi 1 0 Complete Bible
Paasaal sig 1 0 New Testament
Safaliba saf 1 0 Bible Portions
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 New Testament
Tampulma tpm 1 0 Complete Bible
Tem kdh 1 1 New Testament
Tuwuli bov 1 0 New Testament
Vagla vag 1 0 Complete Bible
Wali wlx 1 1 Complete Bible
Wasa wss 1 0 Translation Needed
Yoruba yor 1 0 Complete Bible
Zarma dje 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 99 111 20   39 64 62 94 9
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Ghana Statistics
People Groups 111
Unreached People Groups 20  (18.0%)
Population 33,436,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.2%
Population in Unreached 2,095,000  (6.3%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 62.1%
Percent Evangelical 25.7%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.5%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 51
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 56%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Country Code GH
Official Language(s) EnglishEwe
Literacy Rate 79%
Estimated Illiterate Population 7,022,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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