• PEOPLE NAME: MIYAKO-IRABU OF JAPAN


PEID: 47515

ROP: 106630

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Japanese

Language: Miyako - (mvi)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk

Country: Japan

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Population: 55,000

Global Population: 55,000


PEID: 47515

ROP: 106630

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Miyako-Irabu of Japan, numbering 55,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Japanese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Japan. Their primary language is Miyako. The primary religion practiced by the Miyako-Irabu is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.


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