• PEOPLE NAME: KOREANS OF JAPAN

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PEID: 7572

ROP: 105225

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Korean

Language: Korean - (kor)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

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; Northern Mariana Islands; Panama; Paraguay; Russia; Singapore; South Korea; Spain; Taiwan; Thailand; Turkmenistan; United Kingdom; United States; Uzbekistan

Population: 841,000

Global Population: 80,937,275


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 Koreans of Japan, numbering 841,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Korean people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 80,937,275 in 33 countries. Their primary language is Korean. The primary religion practiced by the Koreans is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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