• PEOPLE NAME: JAPANESE OF AUSTRALIA

Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Japanese

Language: Japanese - (jpn)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Shintoism

Country: Australia

Also found in: Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Canada; China; Dominican Republic; France; Germany; Japan; Malaysia; Micronesia; New Zealand; Panama; Peru; Portugal; Singapore; Spain; Taiwan; United States

Population: 34,500

Global Population: 126,387,750


PEID: 7938

ROP: 104189

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Japanese of Australia, numbering 34,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Japanese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 126,387,750 in 20 countries. Their primary language is Japanese. The primary religion practiced by the Japanese is Shintoism, an indigenous Japanese religion that stresses the need for ritual cleansing.


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