Akan in Côte d'Ivoire


Population
346,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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People Name General Akan
People Name in Country Akan
Population in Côte d'Ivoire 346,000
World Population 4,976,600
Total Countries 12
Indigenous Yes
Unreached No
Progress Scale 5
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Akim, Ashante Twi, Bondoukou, Kulango, Kumasi
People ID 10218
ROP3 Code 100179

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Primary Language Akan (346,000 speakers)
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Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Akan
Primary Language Akan (346,000 speakers)
Language Code aka   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Akan

Primary Language:  Akan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes   (1859-1957)
Bible-New Testament Yes   (1863-1981)
Bible-Complete Yes   (1871-1964)
Bible-NT Audio Online
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Resource Type Resource Name
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
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Roman Catholic
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 12.00 %)
70.00 %
Ethnic Religions
15.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
15.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
10.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
50.0 %
Photo Source COMIBAM / Sepal 
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