Country: Togo

Number of People Groups

58

People Groups Unreached

7 (12.1%)

Total Population

7,440,000

Unreached Population

295,000 (4.0%)

% Professing Christian

46.0%

% Evangelical

9.69 %

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

60 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Adan, Adangbe 4,200 11,000 Adangbe Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 %
Aguna, Awuna 15,000 33,000 Aguna Ethnic Religions 32.00 % 7.00 %
Aja 203,000 962,000 Aja Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 9.00 %
 Akan, Ashanti, Twi 75,000 4,869,000 Akan Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 %
Akasselem 64,000 64,000 Akaselem Islam 1.20 % 1.10 %
 Akebu 76,000 76,000 Akebu Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.00 %
Akposso 209,000 220,000 Ikposo Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 %
Anii 17,000 59,000 Anii Islam 1.20 % 1.10 %
 Anufo, Chokossi 78,000 202,000 Anufo Islam 2.30 % 1.10 %
Anyanga 13,000 13,000 Ginyanga Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 %
 Arab, Lebanese 7,600 11,260,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.90 %
 Bago-Koussountou 11,000 11,000 Bago-Kusuntu Islam 1.20 % 1.10 %
 Bariba 22,000 951,000 Baatonum Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 4.00 %
 Bassar, Ntcham 178,000 368,000 Ntcham Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 2.00 %
 Biali, Bialaba 2,700 131,000 Biali Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.00 %
 Bissa 12,000 938,000 Bisa Islam 22.00 % 12.00 %
Bogo, Ahlon 6,200 6,200 Igo Christianity 85.00 % 13.00 %
 Buem, Lelemi 7,500 78,000 Lelemi Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 %
 Coloured 3,000 6,288,000 English Christianity 90.00 % 5.00 %
 Dagomba 11,000 1,226,000 Dagbani Islam 4.00 % 3.00 %
Deaf Unknown Unknown French Sign Language Christianity 45.00 % 0.01 %
 Ewe, Awlan 1,578,000 6,048,000 Ewe Christianity 87.00 % 16.00 %
 Fon 65,000 3,575,000 Fon Christianity 65.00 % 12.00 %
 French 5,800 49,469,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 4.50 %
 Fulfulde, Benin-Togo 102,000 561,000 Fulfulde, Borgu Islam 0.50 % 0.30 %
 Ga, Amina, Gain 45,000 881,000 Ga Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 %
Gangam 62,000 95,000 Ngangam Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 %
 Gbe, Maxi 47,000 323,000 Gbe, Maxi Ethnic Religions 34.00 % 4.00 %
Gen, Mina 441,000 541,000 Gen Christianity 75.00 % 13.00 %
 German 700 64,478,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 %
Gourma 265,000 1,377,000 Gourmanchema Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 10.00 %
 Hausa 20,000 40,039,000 Hausa Islam 1.20 % 1.10 %
Hwe 198,000 198,000 Aja Christianity 70.00 % 12.00 %
Ife 137,000 208,000 Ife Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 15.00 %
 Kabiye 1,103,000 1,158,000 Kabiye Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 13.00 %
Kambole 54,000 105,000 Nago, Northern Islam 10.00 % 1.00 %
 Konkomba 93,000 1,013,000 Konkomba Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.50 %
 Kotokoli, Tem 244,000 409,000 Tem Islam 6.00 % 1.50 %
Kpessi 5,400 5,400 Kpessi Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 6.00 %
Krache 5,200 86,000 Krache Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 %
 Kusasi 15,000 631,000 Kusaal Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 6.00 %
Lama 251,000 340,000 Lama Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 5.00 %
 Lolo, Adele 27,000 43,000 Adele Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 %
Lukpa 19,000 126,000 Lukpa Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.00 %
 Mamprusi 15,000 365,000 Mampruli Ethnic Religions 3.50 % 3.00 %
 Mbelime, Niendi 2,400 74,000 Mbelime Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 4.00 %
Moba 405,000 409,000 Moba Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 6.00 %
 Mossi, Moore 37,000 10,389,000 Moore Islam 26.00 % 9.00 %
Nawdm 164,000 171,000 Nawdm Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 7.00 %
Ntrubo 8,200 24,000 Delo Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 %
Piyobe 16,000 18,000 Miyobe Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.60 %
 Tamberma, Otammari 36,000 149,000 Ditammari Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 4.00 %
Togolese Creole 3,700 3,700 Pidgin, Cameroon Christianity 89.00 % 6.00 %
Waama, Yoabu 19,000 19,000 Waama Ethnic Religions 6.00 % 0.50 %
 Watchi 791,000 838,000 Gbe, Waci Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 6.00 %
Wudu 2,400 2,400 Wudu Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 2.00 %
Xwla 28,000 28,000 Gbe, Western Xwla Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 %
 Yoruba 112,000 33,832,000 Yoruba Islam 43.00 % 1.60 %
  Totals:  58 7,440,000       7   45.96 % 9.69 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 57,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 7,497,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.7 %)
46.0 %
Ethnic Religions
37.4 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
15.8 %
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
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
53.5 %
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 58
Unreached People Groups 7  (12.1%)
Population 7,440,000
Population in Unreached 295,000  (4.0%)
Urbanization 39%
Continent Africa
Region West and Central Africa
10/40 Window No
Country Code TO
Official National Language French
Literacy Rate 60%
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Professing Christian 46.0%
Percent Evangelical 9.7%
Country Progress Level 4
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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