• PEOPLE NAME: YONAGUNI OF JAPAN


PEID: 7580

ROP: 111089

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Affinity Group: East Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Japanese

Language: Yonaguni - (yoi)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Chinese Universalism / Folk

Country: Japan

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Population: 800

Global Population: 800


PEID: 7580

ROP: 111089

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Yonaguni of Japan, numbering 800, 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 Yonaguni. The primary religion practiced by the Yonaguni is Chinese folk religion, a complex mix of beliefs and practices that includes elements of Buddhism, Taoism and ancestor veneration.


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