• PEOPLE NAME: NORTHERN AMAMI-OSHIMA OF JAPAN


PEID: 7574

ROP: 107434

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Japanese

Language: Northern Amami-Oshima - (ryn)

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Primary Religion: Buddhism - Mahayana

Country: Japan

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Population: 76,000

Global Population: 76,000


PEID: 7574

ROP: 107434

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Northern Amami-Oshima of Japan, numbering 76,000, are Engaged yet 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 Northern Amami-Oshima. The primary religion practiced by the Northern Amami-Oshima is Mahayana Buddhism, the largest major tradition of Buddhism today.


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