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Akan in Ghana

Akan

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
4,574,000 Akan Christianity 70.00 % 43.68 %   

Akan in Ghana

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Country: Ghana
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window: No
Location in Country:Widespread.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
 
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Akan
People Name General: Akan
Alternate People Names:
AkimAshani
Ashante TwiBondoukou
KulangoKumasi
ROP3 Code: 100179
Joshua Project People ID: 10218
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 4,574,000
Population all Countries: 5,259,000
Least-Reached: No
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Guinean
People Name General: Akan
Ethnic Code: NAB59a
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Akan (4,574,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): aka    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Sub-division:Independent
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity70.00 %(Evangelical: 43.68 %)
Ethnic Religions1.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam29.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent40.00 %
Protestant40.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic20.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a significant presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 5   Greater than or equal to 5% Evangelical
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1859-1957
New Testament:
1863-1981Audio
Complete Bible: 1871-1964
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Akuapem (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Asante (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament - Fante (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Akan
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoWalk with Jesus (Africa, JF Project)
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Akan in Ghana

Peoples
               
Geographic
Global                 Global
           
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
           
   
People Cluster
       
Region
   
    Guinean     Africa, West and Central    
     
People-Group-Across-Countries
   
Country
   
      Akan Ghana    
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            Akan in Ghana          
      Religion Language  
      Christianity     Akan  
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