Country: Togo

Number of People Groups

56

People Groups Unreached

7 (12.5%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

7,943,000

Population in Unreached

321,000 (4.0%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian

45.3%

% Evangelical

9.52%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.7%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
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 4,500 11,000 Adangbe Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 % -
 Adele 37,000 56,000 Adele Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 % -
Aguna 17,000 35,000 Aguna Ethnic Religions 32.00 % 7.00 % -
Aja 221,000 1,137,000 Aja Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 9.00 % -
 Akan 82,000 5,102,000 Akan Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 % -
 Akasselem 70,000 70,000 Akaselem Islam 1.20 % 1.10 % 1
 Akebu 83,000 83,000 Akebu Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.00 % -
 Akposso 228,000 239,000 Ikposo Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 % -
Anii 18,000 61,000 Anii Islam 1.20 % 1.10 % 1
 Anufo, Chokossi 85,000 213,000 Anufo Islam 2.30 % 1.10 % 2
Anyanga 14,000 14,000 Ginyanga Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 8,300 11,742,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.90 % -
 Bago-Koussountou 12,000 12,000 Bago-Kusuntu Islam 1.20 % 1.10 % 1
 Bassar, Ntcham 194,000 392,000 Ntcham Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 2.00 % -
 Batonu, Baruba 24,000 1,275,000 Baatonum Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 4.00 % -
 Biali 2,900 160,000 Biali Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Bissa 14,000 985,000 Bisa Islam 22.00 % 12.00 % -
Bogo, Ahlon 6,800 6,800 Igo Christianity 85.00 % 13.00 % -
 Buem 8,200 81,000 Lelemi Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 % -
 Dagomba 12,000 1,290,000 Dagbani Islam 4.00 % 3.00 % -
Deaf 80,000 46,464,000 French Sign Language Christianity 45.38 % -
 Ewe, Awlan 1,739,000 5,845,000 Ewe Christianity 87.00 % 16.00 % -
 Fon 71,000 1,966,000 Fon Christianity 65.00 % 12.00 % -
 French 6,300 49,965,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 4.50 % -
 Fulfulde, Borgu 111,000 711,000 Fulfulde, Borgu Islam 0.50 % 0.30 % 2
 Ga, Amina 5,300 876,000 Ga Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 % -
Gangam 68,000 102,000 Ngangam Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 Gbe, Maxi 51,000 390,000 Gbe, Maxi Ethnic Religions 34.00 % 4.00 % -
Gen, Mina 480,000 603,000 Gen Christianity 75.00 % 13.00 % -
 German 700 65,388,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
Gourma 289,000 1,475,000 Gourmanchema Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 10.00 % -
 Hausa 22,000 44,177,000 Hausa Islam 1.20 % 1.10 % 1
Ife 150,000 231,000 Ife Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 15.00 % -
 Kabiye 1,211,000 1,268,000 Kabiye Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 13.00 % -
Kambole 59,000 110,000 Nago, Northern Islam 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 Konkomba 101,000 1,060,000 Konkomba Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.50 % -
 Kotokoli, Tem 265,000 437,000 Tem Islam 6.00 % 1.50 % -
Kpessi 5,900 5,900 Kpessi Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 6.00 % -
Krache 5,700 91,000 Krache Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 % -
 Kusaal 1,500 632,000 Kusaal Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 6.00 % -
Lama 273,000 364,000 Lama Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 5.00 % -
Lukpa 21,000 153,000 Lukpa Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.00 % -
 Mamprusi 16,000 381,000 Mampruli Ethnic Religions 3.50 % 3.00 % -
 Mbelime, Niendi 2,600 76,000 Mbelime Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 4.00 % -
Moba 441,000 445,000 Moba Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 6.00 % -
 Mossi 40,000 11,383,000 Moore Islam 26.00 % 9.00 % -
Nawdm 179,000 187,000 Nawdm Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 7.00 % -
Ntrubo 9,000 25,000 Delo Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 % -
 Otammari 39,000 179,000 Ditammari Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 4.00 % -
Piyobe 17,000 19,000 Miyobe Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.60 % -
Togolese Creole 4,100 4,100 Pidgin, Cameroon Christianity 89.00 % 6.00 % -
Waama, Yoabu 21,000 21,000 Waama Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.50 % -
 Watchi 861,000 919,000 Gbe, Waci Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 6.00 % -
Wudu 2,600 2,600 Wudu Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 2.00 % -
Xwla 31,000 31,000 Gbe, Western Xwla Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 % -
 Yoruba 122,000 36,393,000 Yoruba Islam 43.00 % 1.60 % -
  Totals:  56 7,943,000       7   45.31 % 9.52 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 48,000                
  UN Country Population (2018) 7,991,000                

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Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Country:   7,943,000 56 7 12.5 % 321,000 4.0 % 0
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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
Adangbe adq 1 0
Adele ade 1 0 New Testament
Aguna aug 1 0
Aja ajg 1 0 Bible Portions
Akan aka 1 0 Complete Bible
Akaselem aks 1 1
Akebu keu 1 0 Bible Portions
Anii blo 1 1
Anufo cko 1 1 New Testament
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Baatonum bba 1 0 Complete Bible
Bago-Kusuntu bqg 1 1
Biali beh 1 1 New Testament
Bisa bib 1 0 New Testament
Dagbani dag 1 0 Complete Bible
Delo ntr 1 0 New Testament
Ditammari tbz 1 0 Complete Bible
Ewe ewe 1 0 Complete Bible
Fon fon 1 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
French Sign Language fsl 1 0 Bible Portions
Fulfulde, Borgu fue 1 1 New Testament
Ga gaa 1 0 Complete Bible
Gbe, Maxi mxl 1 0
Gbe, Waci wci 1 0
Gbe, Western Xwla xwl 1 0
Gen gej 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Ginyanga ayg 1 0
Gourmanchema gux 1 0 Complete Bible
Hausa hau 1 1 Complete Bible
Ife ife 1 0 New Testament
Igo ahl 1 0 New Testament
Ikposo kpo 1 0 Bible Portions
Kabiye kbp 1 0 Complete Bible
Konkomba xon 1 0 Complete Bible
Kpessi kef 1 0
Krache kye 1 0
Kusaal kus 1 0 Complete Bible
Lama las 1 0 New Testament
Lelemi lef 1 0 Complete Bible
Lukpa dop 1 0 Complete Bible
Mampruli maw 1 0 New Testament
Mbelime mql 1 0 Bible Portions
Miyobe soy 1 0 New Testament
Moba mfq 1 0 New Testament
Moore mos 1 0 Complete Bible
Nago, Northern xkb 1 0
Nawdm nmz 1 0 New Testament
Ngangam gng 1 0 New Testament
Ntcham bud 1 0 Complete Bible
Pidgin, Cameroon wes 1 0 New Testament
Tem kdh 1 0 Bible Portions
Waama wwa 1 0 New Testament
Wudu wud 1 0
Yoruba yor 1 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 56 56 7   17 34 38 55 5

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.5 %)
45.3 %
Ethnic Religions
38.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
15.7 %
Non-Religious
0.4 %
Other / Small Religions
0.5 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
12.2 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
31.0 %
Roman Catholic
55.6 %
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.

Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Togo. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Togo
  • Christian ministry in Togo
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Ministry Listing
Below is a partial list of ministries that may work in Togo or West and Central Africa. The lists below do not include all ministries at work in this country or region. This data is from circa 2006-2008 and is not being maintained by Joshua Project. There are likely many excellent ministries not listed here. Inclusion here is not an endorsement by Joshua Project.

In West and Central Africa Size
ABWE (Association of Baptists for World Evangelism) Large
Action International Ministries Medium
Advancing Renewal Ministries, Inc. Medium
Anglican Frontier Missions Small
Assemblies of God World Missions Large
Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, World Missions Medium
Awana Clubs, International Medium
Baptist Bible Fellowship, International Medium
Baptist International Missions, Inc. (BIMI) Medium
Baptist Mid-Missions Medium
BCM International Medium
Bible League Medium
Campus Crusade for Christ, International Large
Child Evangelism Fellowship Medium
Church of God of Prophecy Medium
Church of the Nazarene World Mission Department Medium
Church World Service Medium
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Medium
EFCA International Mission Medium
EQUIP Foundation Small
Evangelical Covenant Church Medium
Every Home for Christ Medium
Final Frontiers Foundation Large
Free Methodist World Missions Medium
Friends in Action, International Small
Galcom International Small
Global Partners / Wesleyan World Missions Medium
Globe International Medium
GO International Small
Go Ye Fellowship Medium
Good News Productions Medium
Heart of God Ministries Medium
Hope for the Hungry Medium
InterComm Small
Josue Yrion World Evangelism and Missions Small
Mailbox Club International Small
Middle East Media Medium
Open Bible Churches Small
Pentecostal Church of God World Missions Small
Scripture Union Medium
Seventh-day Adventists General Conference Medium
Silent Word Ministries Small
Southern Baptist Convention - International Mission Board Large
Talking Bibles International Small
Team Expansion Medium
Tentmakers International Small
United Methodist Church Medium
United Pentecostal Church Foreign Missions Medium
United World Mission Medium
Worldwide Tentmakers, Incorporated Small
Young Life Medium
Youth with a Mission Large
Togo Statistics
People Groups 56
Unreached People Groups 7  (12.5%)
Population 7,943,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.6%
Population in Unreached 321,000  (4.0%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 9
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 45.3%
Percent Evangelical 9.5%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.7%
Country Progress Level 4
Urbanization 40%
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window No
Country Code TO
Official Language(s) French
Literacy Rate 64%
Estimated Illiterate Population 2,859,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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