Fon in Benin


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People Name General Fon
People Name in Country Fon
Population in Benin 1,836,000
World Population 1,966,300
Total Countries 6
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 5
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 2  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Dahomean, Fo, Fogbe, Kotafon
People ID 11222
ROP3 Code 103041
Country Benin
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Widespread. Atlantique, Littoral and Zou departments.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Benin
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Widespread. Atlantique, Littoral and Zou departments..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Primary Language Fon
Language Code fon   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
French Gun
Primary Language Fon
Language Code fon   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 3
Secondary Languages
  French
  Gun
People Groups Speaking Fon

Primary Language:  Fon

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1967)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1994)
Bible-Complete Yes  (2014)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Audio Recordings The Promise (StoryRunners Oral Bible Stories)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Fon
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Walk with Jesus (Africa, JFP)
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Fon Bible
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 15.50 %)
65.00 %
Ethnic Religions
25.40 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
9.00 %
Non-Religious
0.30 %
Other / Small
0.30 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
17.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
5.0 %
Protestant
5.0 %
Roman Catholic
72.0 %
Photo Source Sylvain Lanoe  Creative Commons 
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