• PEOPLE NAME: JAPANESE OF MALAYSIA

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PEID: 20241

ROP: 104189

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Japanese

Language: Japanese - (jpn)

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Primary Religion: Buddhism - Mahayana

Country: Malaysia

Also found in: Argentina; Australia; Bolivia; Brazil; Canada; China; Dominican Republic; France; Germany; Japan; Micronesia; New Zealand; Panama; Peru; Portugal; Singapore; Spain; Taiwan; United States

Population: 16,000

Global Population: 126,684,300


PEID: 20241

ROP: 104189

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Japanese of Malaysia, numbering 16,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Japanese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 126,684,300 in 20 countries. Their primary language is Japanese. The primary religion practiced by the Japanese is Mahayana Buddhism, the largest major tradition of Buddhism today.


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