Country: Togo

Number of People Groups

56

People Groups Unreached

8 (14.3%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

8,032,000

Population in Unreached

593,000 (7.4%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

45.1%

% Evangelical

10.94%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

4.7%
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 4,600 11,000 Adangbe Christianity 95.00 % 4.00 % -
 Adele 37,000 57,000 Adele Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 5.00 % -
 Aguna 17,000 36,000 Aguna Ethnic Religions 32.00 % 7.00 % -
Aja 224,000 1,165,000 Aja Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 9.00 % -
 Akan 82,000 5,259,000 Akan Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 % -
 Akasselem 71,000 71,000 Akaselem Islam 1.20 % 1.10 % 1
 Akebu 84,000 84,000 Akebu Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 4.00 % -
 Akposso 230,000 242,000 Ikposo Christianity 95.00 % 12.00 % -
 Anii 18,000 62,000 Anii Islam 1.20 % 1.10 % 1
 Anufo, Chokossi 86,000 219,000 Anufo Islam 2.30 % 1.10 % 2
Anyanga 14,000 14,000 Ginyanga Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 8,400 8,993,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.90 % -
 Bassar, Ntcham 196,000 400,000 Ntcham Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 2.00 % -
 Batonu, Baruba 25,000 1,310,000 Baatonum Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 4.00 % -
 Biali 3,000 164,000 Biali Ethnic Religions 5.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Bissa 14,000 1,015,000 Bisa Islam 22.00 % 12.00 % -
Bogo, Ahlon 6,900 6,900 Igo Christianity 85.00 % 13.00 % -
 Buem 8,200 83,000 Lelemi Christianity 95.00 % 2.00 % -
 Dagomba 12,000 1,331,000 Dagbani Islam 4.00 % 3.00 % -
Deaf 81,000 46,968,000 French Sign Language Christianity 45.38 % -
 Ewe, Awlan 1,758,000 5,995,000 Ewe Christianity 87.00 % 19.86 % -
 Fon 72,000 2,019,000 Fon Christianity 65.00 % 12.00 % -
 French 6,300 50,163,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 4.50 % -
 Fulfulde, Borgu 112,000 729,000 Fulfulde, Borgu Islam 0.50 % 0.30 % 2
 Ga, Amina 5,400 905,000 Ga Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 % -
Gangam 68,000 102,000 Ngangam Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 Gbe, Maxi 52,000 401,000 Gbe, Maxi Ethnic Religions 34.00 % 4.00 % -
Gen, Mina 486,000 612,000 Gen Christianity 75.00 % 13.00 % -
 German 700 66,128,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
Gourma 292,000 1,513,000 Gourmanchema Ethnic Religions 22.00 % 10.00 % -
 Hausa 22,000 48,208,000 Hausa Islam 1.20 % 1.10 % 1
Ife 151,000 234,000 Ife Ethnic Religions 35.00 % 15.00 % -
 Kabiye 1,225,000 1,284,000 Kabiye Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 16.14 % -
Kambole 59,000 112,000 Nago, Northern Islam 10.00 % 1.00 % -
 Konkomba 103,000 1,093,000 Konkomba Ethnic Religions 15.00 % 4.50 % -
 Kotokoli, Tem 268,000 446,000 Tem Islam 0.50 % 0.00 % 5
 Koussountou 13,000 13,000 Bago-Kusuntu Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kpessi 5,900 5,900 Kpessi Ethnic Religions 16.00 % 6.00 % -
Krache 5,800 93,000 Krache Christianity 70.00 % 7.00 % -
 Kusaal 1,500 652,000 Kusaal Ethnic Religions 8.00 % 6.00 % -
Lama 277,000 370,000 Lama Ethnic Religions 12.00 % 5.00 % -
Lukpa 21,000 157,000 Lukpa Ethnic Religions 10.00 % 3.00 % -
 Mamprusi 16,000 393,000 Mampruli Ethnic Religions 3.50 % 3.00 % -
 Mbelime, Niendi 2,600 78,000 Mbelime Ethnic Religions 14.00 % 4.00 % -
Moba 446,000 450,000 Moba Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 6.00 % -
 Mossi 40,000 11,717,000 Moore Islam 26.00 % 9.00 % -
 Nawdm 181,000 189,000 Nawdm Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 7.00 % -
Ntrubo 9,100 26,000 Delo Christianity 95.00 % 5.00 % -
 Otammari 39,000 183,000 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 871,000 930,000 Gbe, Waci Ethnic Religions 25.00 % 7.45 % -
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 124,000 35,896,000 Yoruba Islam 43.00 % 1.60 % -
  Totals:  56 8,032,000         8 45.12 % 10.94 % 14 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 50,000                
  UN Country Population (2019) 8,082,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Centre 791,000
Kara 985,000
Maritime 3,326,000
Plateaux 1,759,000
Savanes 1,059,000
Provinces:  5 7,920,000
UN Country Population 8,082,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 284,199,000 3,538.3 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 758,319,000 9,441.2 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 204,211,000 2,542.5 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 113,627,000 1,414.7 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
8,032,000
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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 Translation Needed
Adele ade 1 0 New Testament
Aguna aug 1 0 Translation Needed
Aja ajg 1 0 Bible Portions
Akan aka 1 0 Complete Bible
Akaselem aks 1 1 Unspecified
Akebu keu 1 0 Bible Portions
Anii blo 1 1 Translation Started
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 Translation Started
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 Translation Started
Gbe, Waci wci 1 0 Translation Started
Gbe, Western Xwla xwl 1 0 Translation Needed
Gen gej 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Ginyanga ayg 1 0 Translation Started
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 Translation Started
Krache kye 1 0 Bible Portions
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 Translation Started
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 1 New Testament
Waama wwa 1 0 New Testament
Wudu wud 1 0 Unspecified
Yoruba yor 1 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 56 56 8   17 34 38 55 5

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.0 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 10.9 %)
45.1 %
Ethnic Religions
38.1 %
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
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.

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Togo Statistics
People Groups 56
Unreached People Groups 8  (14.3%)
Population 8,032,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 2.6%
Population in Unreached 593,000  (7.4%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 45.1%
Percent Evangelical 10.9%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 4.7%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 14
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 42%
Continent Africa
Region Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window No
Country Code TO
Official Language(s) French
Literacy Rate 64%
Estimated Illiterate Population 2,892,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked
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