• PEOPLE NAME: JAPANESE OF NEW ZEALAND

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PEID: 9626

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: New Zealand

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

Population: 12,000

Global Population: 126,707,800


PEID: 9626

ROP: 104189

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Japanese of New Zealand, numbering 12,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Japanese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 126,707,800 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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