• PEOPLE NAME: JAPANESE OF UNITED STATES

Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Japanese

Language: Japanese - (jpn)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Shinbutsu-shugo

Country: United States

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

Population: 460,000

Global Population: 124,459,050


PEID: 43285

ROP: 104189

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Japanese of United States, numbering 460,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Japanese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 124,459,050 in 20 countries. Their primary language is Japanese. The primary religion practiced by the Japanese is Shinbutsu-shugo, a syncretized mixture of Shinto and Buddhism that forms a unique Japanese Folk Religion widely practiced by Japanese.


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