• PEOPLE NAME: DEAF JAPANESE OF JAPAN


PEID: 7570

ROP: 116516

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Affinity Group: Deaf Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Deaf Peoples

People Cluster: Deaf

Language: Japanese Sign Language - (jsl)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Shintoism

Country: Japan

Also found in:

Population: 1,260,000

Global Population: 1,260,000


PEID: 7570

ROP: 116516

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Deaf Japanese of Japan, numbering 1,260,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Deaf people cluster within the Deaf Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Japan. Their primary language is Japanese Sign Language. The primary religion practiced by the Deaf Japanese is Shintoism, an indigenous Japanese religion that stresses the need for ritual cleansing.


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