• PEOPLE NAME: KOREAN OF JAPAN

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PEID: 7572

ROP: 105225

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Korean

Language: Korean - (kor)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Other / Marginal

Country: Japan

Also found in: Argentina; Australia; Brazil; Canada; China; Dominican Republic; France; Germany; Guatemala; Honduras; Iran; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Madagascar; Mongolia; Mozambique; Netherlands; New Zealand; North Korea; Panama; Paraguay; Russia; Singapore; South Korea; Spain; Taiwan; Thailand; Turkmenistan; United Kingdom; United States; Uzbekistan

Population: 729,000

Global Population: 84,088,575


PEID: 7572

ROP: 105225

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Korean of Japan, numbering 729,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Korean people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 84,088,575 in 32 countries. Their primary language is Korean. The primary religion practiced by the Korean is marginal ethnic religion, which takes on any number of obscure cultic practices, and typically mixes psedo-Christian elements with newly developed ideas and practices.


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