Country: Ghana

Number of People Groups

111

People Groups Unreached

20 (18.0%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

34,080,000

Population in Unreached

2,134,000 (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
 German 5,200 67,019,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Gonja 414,000 414,000 Gonja Islam 0.60 % 0.50 % 8
 Gur, Farefare 584,000 647,000 Farefare Ethnic Religions 37.00 % 14.00 % -
 Hanga 12,000 12,000 Hanga Ethnic Religions 27.00 % 5.00 % -
 Hausa 325,000 55,414,000 Hausa Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 6
 Ibibio 69,000 6,805,000 Ibibio Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 % -
Ife 44,000 266,000 Ife Ethnic Religions 39.00 % 22.00 % -
 Igbo 72,000 33,312,000 Igbo Christianity 90.00 % 24.00 % -
Jwira-Pepesa 31,000 31,000 Jwira-Pepesa Christianity 64.00 % 19.00 % -
 Kabiye 52,000 1,439,000 Kabiye Ethnic Religions 17.00 % 4.00 % -
 Kalabari, Ijo 52,000 597,000 Kalabari Christianity 97.00 % 21.00 % -
 Kamara 8,600 8,600 Kamara Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kantosi 4,000 4,000 Kantosi Islam 2.00 % 1.92 % 1
 Kasem 199,000 330,000 Kasem Ethnic Religions 19.00 % 4.00 % -
Koma, Konni 6,600 6,600 Konni Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 3.00 % -
 Konkomba 1,111,000 1,226,000 Konkomba Ethnic Religions 33.00 % 8.00 % -
 Kotokoli 179,000 500,000 Tem Islam 0.50 % 0.10 % 4
Krache 98,000 105,000 Krache Christianity 65.00 % 15.00 % -
 Kru 33,000 456,000 Klao Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 % -
 Kulango, Bondoukou 47,000 204,000 Kulango, Bondoukou Ethnic Religions 21.00 % 11.00 % -
 Kulango, Bouna 36,000 325,000 Kulango, Bouna Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.00 % -
 Kusaal 710,000 732,000 Kusaal Christianity 61.00 % 12.00 % -
Lama 3,500 419,000 Lama Ethnic Religions 17.00 % 7.00 % -
 Larteh, Gua 126,000 126,000 Larteh Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 2.00 % -
 Ligbi 26,000 35,000 Ligbi Islam 0.02 % 0.02 % 1
  Totals:  111 34,080,000         20 62.06 % 25.74 % 51 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 42,000                
  UN Country Population (2023) 34,122,000                

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Province Estimated
Population
Ahafo 675,000
Ashanti 6,523,000
Bono (Brong Ahafo) 1,287,000
Bono East 1,248,000
Central 2,869,000
Eastern 3,654,000
Greater Accra 5,566,000
North East 648,000
Northern 2,146,000
Oti 837,000
Savannah 655,000
Upper East 1,434,000
Upper West 956,000
Volta 2,100,000
Western 2,438,000
Western North 1,045,000
Provinces:  16 34,081,000
UN Country Population 34,122,000
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Language Code # Peoples
w/ this Primary
Language
# Unreached
w/ this Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
YouVersion
Bible
Resources
Faith Comes
By Hearing
Bible Resources
Jesus Film
Online
Global
Recordings
Resources
Gospel
Tract
Online
Abron abr 1 0 Translation Started
Adangbe adq 1 0 Bible Portions
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, Levantine apc 1 1 Bible Portions
Avatime avn 1 0 New Testament
Awutu afu 1 0 Bible Portions
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 (Ghana) bwu 1 0 Complete Bible
Chakali cli 1 1 Translation Started
Chala cll 1 0 Translation Started
Cherepon cpn 1 0 Bible Portions
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, Western Niger fuh 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 New Testament
Jula dyu 1 1 Complete Bible
Jwira-Pepesa jwi 1 0 Translation Started
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 New Testament
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 Translation Started
Lelemi lef 1 0 Complete Bible
Ligbi lig 1 1 Translation Started
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
Nyagbo 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 (Ghana) wlx 1 1 Complete Bible
Wasa wss 1 0 Translation Started
Yoruba yor 1 0 Complete Bible
Zarma dje 1 1 Complete Bible
Totals: 99 111 20   63 72 64 93 9
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Ghana Statistics
People Groups 111
Unreached People Groups 20  (18.0%)
Population 34,080,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.2%
Population in Unreached 2,134,000  (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 7,157,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked



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