• PEOPLE NAME: FON OF GHANA

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PEID: 13322

ROP: 103041

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Fon - (fon)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Ghana

Also found in: Benin; Gabon; Togo

Population: 14,500

Global Population: 3,219,500


PEID: 13322

ROP: 103041

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Fon of Ghana, numbering 14,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,219,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Fon. The primary religion practiced by the Fon is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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