Language:  Japanese Find language 

Population of Groups Speaking

125,768,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

48

Scripture Status

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Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Ainu Japan 15,000 15,000 Ethnic Religions 20.00 % 1.00 % -
Burakumin Japan 892,000 892,000 Buddhism 0.50 % 0.20 % 18
 Eurasian Japan 127,000 1,718,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 1.50 % 3
 Japanese United Arab Emirates 19,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese American Samoa 1,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Japanese Argentina 38,000 124,687,000 Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 1.20 % -
 Japanese Australia 36,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 5.00 % 1.60 % 1
 Japanese Belgium 4,700 124,687,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Japanese Bolivia 19,000 124,687,000 Christianity 60.00 % 9.00 % -
 Japanese Brazil 1,534,000 124,687,000 Christianity 63.50 % 15.00 % -
 Japanese Canada 56,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Japanese Sri Lanka 2,300 124,687,000 Buddhism 2.87 % 1
 Japanese China 6,900 124,687,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Japanese Northern Mariana Islands 900 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Denmark 1,800 124,687,000 Buddhism 3.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Dominica 900 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Dominican Republic 1,700 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Finland 1,100 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % 1
 Japanese Micronesia, Federated States 700 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese France 30,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Germany 24,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Guam 2,700 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Greece 1,100 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.60 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese China, Hong Kong 13,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Japanese Indonesia 14,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 2.30 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Italy 6,200 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Japan 121,611,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.20 % 0.30 % 2432
 Japanese Korea, South 52,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Mexico 52,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Malaysia 15,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Netherlands 5,400 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.00 % 0.30 % 1
 Japanese New Zealand 15,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Paraguay 16,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Peru 153,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 3
 Japanese Panama 2,100 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Portugal 700 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Marshall Islands 400 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Philippines 4,400 124,687,000 Buddhism 2.00 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Singapore 39,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.60 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Spain 5,400 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Switzerland 5,100 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Russia 900 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese Thailand 14,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 0.50 % 0.30 % 1
 Japanese Taiwan 12,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese United Kingdom 30,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Japanese United States 829,000 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 17
 Japanese Vietnam 9,500 124,687,000 Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
Judeo-Japanese Japan 51,000 51,000 Ethnic Religions 1.00 % 0.80 % 1
  Totals:  48         44       2,512
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Japanese, Brazilian Japan 272,000 272,000 Christianity 95.00 % 22.00 % -
 Okinawan, Ryukyuan Japan 983,000 990,000 Ethnic Religions 2.00 % 0.15 % 20
Palauan Palau 13,000 22,000 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
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Resource 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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