• PEOPLE CLUSTER: GUINEAN


QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 144

Population: 40,356,975

Unreached people groups: 55

UPG population: 10,332,650

Unengaged UPGs: 18

UUPG population: 878,650

Number of countries: 13


Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

Overview: The Gulf of Guinea is the northeasternmost part of the tropical Atlantic Ocean between Cape Lopez in Gabon, north and west to Cape Palmas in Liberia. The coastline on the gulf includes the Bight of Benin and the Bight of Bonny, bight referring to the recessed curvature of the coastline. More than one hundred people groups scattered along the along the Bight of Benin, from Nigeria through Benin and Ghana to Ivory Coast are assigned to the Guinean people cluster.

Peoples within this cluster: Abe; Abidji; Abure; Adele; Aduge; Adyukru; Ahafo; Ahanta; Aja; Akebu; Akpafu; Akposo; Akuapem; Akyem; Akyode; Aladian; Anufo; Anum-Boso; Anyanga; Anyi; Anyimere; Appolo, Nzema; Asante Twi; Asen; Attie; Avatime; Avikam; Ayizo-Gbe; Basila; Baule; Beninese; Bowili; Brong; Buem; Cherepon; Ci-Gbe; Dangme; Dankyira; Degema; Edo; Efutu; Emai; Engenni; Eotile; Epie; Eruwa; Esan; Esuma; Ewe; Fante; Fon; Foodo; Ga; Gbe, Defi; Gbe, Western Xwla; Ghanaian; Ghotuo; Gonja; Gun; Gwa, Mbato; Hwla; Igo, Ahlon; Ikpeshe; Itu Mbuzo; Ivbie North; Ivorian; Ko-Gbe; Krobu; Kwahu; Kyama; Larteh; Logba; Mahi; Mina, Ge; Nawuri; Nchumbulu; Nchumburu; Nchumunu; Nkonya; Ntrubo; Nyangbo; Okpamheri; Okpe; Okpe-Idesa; Ososo; Pepesa-Jwira; Prang; Santrokofi; Sasaru; Saxwe-Gbe; Sefwi; Sekpele; Seto-Gbe; Tafi; Tofin-Gbe; Togolese; Toli-Gbe; Uhami-Iyayu; Ukaan; Ukue-Ehuen; Uneme; Uvbie; Wachi; Wasa; Weme-Gbe; Xwela-Gbe; Yekhee

Countries where they are found: Benin; Burkina Faso; Canada; Cote d’Ivoire; France; Gabon; Germany; Ghana; Liberia; Nigeria; Togo; United Kingdom; United States


People groups: 144

Population: 40,356,975

Unreached people groups: 55

UPG population: 10,332,650

Unengaged UPGs: 18

UUPG population: 878,650

Number of countries: 13