Language:  Akan Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

10,717,000

People Group's Primary Language

21

Scripture Status

Translation Need Questionable

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
Evangelical
Indigenous
 Akan Canada 500 Christianity 70.00 % 25.00 %
 Akan Denmark 1,900 Christianity 74.00 % 29.00 %
 Akan Finland 1,300 Christianity 90.00 % 25.00 %
 Akan Ghana 4,342,000 Christianity 70.00 % 35.00 %
 Akan Italy 49,000 Christianity 70.00 % 15.00 %
 Akan Côte d'Ivoire 346,000 Christianity 70.00 % 12.00 %
 Akan Liberia 55,000 Christianity 83.00 % 10.00 %
 Akan Netherlands 18,000 Christianity 60.00 % 3.00 %
 Akan Norway 1,900 Christianity 73.00 % 6.00 %
 Akan Togo 79,000 Ethnic Religions 30.00 % 4.00 %
 Akan United Kingdom 26,000 Christianity 85.00 % 4.00 %
 Akan United States 76,000 Christianity 85.00 % 20.00 %
Akan-Ahafo Ghana 97,000 Christianity 85.00 % 20.00 %
Akan-Akwamu Ghana 61,000 Christianity 88.00 % 21.00 %
Akan-Akwapem Ghana 708,000 Christianity 92.00 % 22.00 %
Akan-Akyem Ghana 929,000 Christianity 91.00 % 21.00 %
Akan-Asen Ghana 161,000 Christianity 80.00 % 21.00 %
Akan-Dankyira Ghana 140,000 Christianity 70.00 % 18.00 %
 Akan-Fante Ghana 3,099,000 Christianity 62.00 % 27.00 %
 Akan-Fante Côte d'Ivoire 23,000 Christianity 60.00 % 3.50 %
 Akan-Kwawu Ghana 501,000 Christianity 85.00 % 20.00 %
  Totals:  21     0        
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Note:  Only people groups speaking Akan as primary language are listed.
Other groups may speak Akan as a secondary language.

Language Alternate Names
Abura Fanti
Achanti
Agona
Ahafo
Akuapem (Akuapim)
Akuapim
Akwapem Twi
Akwapi
Akyem (Akyem Bosome)
Akyem Bosome
Anomabo Fanti
Asante (Achanti)
Asanti
Asen
Ashante Twi
Bono
Dankyira
Fante
Fante (Fanti)
Fanti
Gomua
Kwahu
Kwawu (Kwahu)
Mfantse
Twi

Dialects
Akwapem
Asante
Fante
Twi

Dialect Alternate Names
Akan: Akuapem
Akan: Asante
Akan: Fante
Ashanti
Bahasa Twi
Twi Akwapem
Twi: Akwapem
Twi: Asante
Twi: Ashanti
Twi-Sprache
 
Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions Questionable translation need
New Testament 1863-1981
Complete Bible 1871-1964
 
Online / Mobile App Bibles
Bible.is (Faith Comes By Hearing)
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon National Bible Societies
Forum Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
Gospel Go World Bibles
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Resource Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Akuapem (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Asante (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament - Fante (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Akan
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video Walk with Jesus (Africa, JFP)
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets


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