Japanese in United Arab Emirates


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Main Language
Largest Religion
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Introduction / History

Dubai in the United Arab Emirates has the largest number of Japanese in the Arab countries. Japan has a large trade presence in the UAE through corporations and organizations. There are many of them in the Jebel Ali Free Zone which is a free economic zone in Dubai.


What Are Their Lives Like?

The Japanese living in the United Arab Emirates are growing more in numbers now than they used to. Most are skilled workers in industry or office work.

There is a Japanese Association and a Japanese school in Dubai and also a Japanese school in Abu Dhabi. There are Japanese restaurants in Dubai.


What Are Their Beliefs?

The Japanese combine Buddhism and their native Shintoism in a way that is unique to them. They are primarily concerned with material wealth and economic success, so all religious activities are done with this end in mind.


What Are Their Needs?

The Japanese people in the UAE need to accept the warm embrace of the only Savior so they can enjoy spiritually meaningful lives.


Prayer Points

Pray that the Japanese will turn from materialism to Jesus Christ.

Pray that God will find ways to get the Japanese to want to seek Jesus Christ.

Pray that Japanese Christians will help lead other Japanese to salvation.


Scripture Prayers for the Japanese in United Arab Emirates.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expatriates_in_the_United_Arab_Emirates#Japanese


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

People Name General Japanese
People Name in Country Japanese
Pronunciation jae-puh-NEEZ
Population this Country 3,900
Population all Countries 120,449,000
Total Countries 44
Indigenous No
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Alternate Names Ko; Nihonjin; Nikkei; जपानीस
People ID 12322
ROP3 Code 104189
Primary Language Japanese
Language Code jpn   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Japanese
Language Code jpn   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Japanese

Primary Language:  Japanese

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1837-1992)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1879-1993)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1883-2018)
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
World Bibles
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
Virtual Storehouse
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching
Audio Recordings Christ for the Nations
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Online New Testament
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio
Film / Video God's Story video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Japanese
Film / Video Love letter to you from scripture
Film / Video LUMO film of Gospels
Film / Video Magdalena video
Film / Video My Last Day video, anime
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children
Film / Video The Hope Video
Film / Video The Prophets' Story
General Bible for Children
General Biblical answers to your questions
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Gospel resources links
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway scripture
Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
75.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
1.50 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
5.00 %
Other / Small
18.50 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
3.0 %
Independent
16.0 %
Orthodox
2.0 %
Other Christian
24.0 %
Protestant
29.0 %
Roman Catholic
26.0 %
Photo Source Trung Nguyễn Xuân - Pixabay  Creative Commons 
Map Source People Group data: Omid. Map geography: UNESCO / GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Profile Source Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more