• PEOPLE NAME: FON OF BENIN

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PEID: 12319

ROP: 103041

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Fon - (fon)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Benin

Also found in: Gabon; Ghana; Togo

Population: 4,770,000

Global Population: 4,894,500


PEID: 12319

ROP: 103041

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Fon of Benin, numbering 4,770,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,894,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Fon. The primary religion practiced by the Fon is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.


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