Language:  Japanese Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

125,768,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

48

Scripture Status

Audio Bible

Jesus Film

Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Ainu Japan 15,000 Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 % -
Burakumin Japan 892,000 Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % 18
 Eurasian Japan 127,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % 3
 Japanese United Arab Emirates 19,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese American Samoa 1,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Japanese Argentina 38,000 Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.20 % -
 Japanese Australia 36,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 1.60 % 1
 Japanese Belgium 4,700 Buddhism 2.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Japanese Bolivia 19,000 Christianity 60.00 % 9.00 % -
 Japanese Brazil 1,534,000 Christianity 63.50 % 15.00 % -
 Japanese Canada 56,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Japanese Sri Lanka 2,300 Buddhism 2.87 % 1
 Japanese China 6,900 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Japanese Northern Mariana Islands 900 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Denmark 1,800 Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Dominica 900 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Dominican Republic 1,700 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Finland 1,100 Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % 1
 Japanese Micronesia, Federated States 700 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese France 30,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Germany 24,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Guam 2,700 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Greece 1,100 Buddhism 1.60 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese China, Hong Kong 13,000 Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Japanese Indonesia 14,000 Buddhism 2.30 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Italy 6,200 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Japan 121,611,000 Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % 2432
 Japanese Korea, South 52,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Mexico 52,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Malaysia 15,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Netherlands 5,400 Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Japanese New Zealand 15,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Paraguay 16,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Peru 153,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 3
 Japanese Panama 2,100 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Portugal 700 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Marshall Islands 400 Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Philippines 4,400 Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Russia 900 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Singapore 39,000 Buddhism 1.60 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Spain 5,400 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Switzerland 5,100 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Taiwan 12,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese United Kingdom 30,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Thailand 14,000 Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % 1
 Japanese United States 829,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 17
 Japanese Vietnam 9,500 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
Judeo-Japanese Japan 51,000 Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.80 % 1
  Totals:  48       44       2,512
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Photo People Group Country Population Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Japanese, Brazilian Japan 272,000 Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 % -
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Japan 983,000 Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.15 % 20
Palauan Palau 13,000 Christianity 95.60 % 24.00 % -
  Totals:  3       1       20

Language Alternate Names
Zu-zu-ben

Dialects
Eastern Japanese
Western Japanese

Dialect Alternate Names
 
Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1837-1992
New Testament 1879-1993
Complete Bible 1883-1987
 
Online / Mobile App Bibles
Bible.is (Faith Comes By Hearing)
Bible.com (YouVersion)
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
World Bibles
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Resource New Link
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Christ for the Nations
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Father's Love Letter
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Japanese
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / Video The Hope Video
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Biblica Japanese
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Colloquial Japanese (1955)
Text / Printed Matter Cartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Text / Printed Matter International Bible Society
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets


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