Japanese in Micronesia, Federated States


Population
700
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction / History

The Japanese began to live in Micronesia just before the beginning of the last century. The Spanish ruled for a time and then Germany took control and at the beginning of World War I. the Japanese took control from Germany and ruled till the end of World War II. Many Japanese arrived between the two wars.

After World War II many Japanese were sent back to Japan. Most of those who were mixed Japanese and Micronesian and remained in Micronesia. The Japanese-Micronesians had the main positions at work. Micronesia and Japan began to work together in business and culture in the 1970's.

Some of the Japanese in Micronesia follow Buddhism and Shintoism. Some, particularly those who are mixed Japanese and Micronesian, have become Christians. They speak Micronesian languages and Japanese. Most of them live in Pohnpei and in Chuuk in Micronesia.


Prayer Points

* Pray that Micronesian Christians will lead the Japanese to salvation.
* Pray that God will show the way to get the Japanese to want to seek Jesus Christ.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_settlement_in_the_Federated_States_of_Micronesia


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Japanese
People Name in Country Japanese
Population in Micronesia, Federated States 700
World Population 124,984,900
Total Countries 44
Indigenous No
Least-Reached Yes
Unengaged Yes (per Finishing the Task)
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Ko, Nihonjin, जपानीस
People ID 12322
Country Micronesia, Federated States
Region South Pacific
Continent Oceania
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Yap   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Micronesia, Federated States
Region South Pacific
Continent Oceania
10/40 Window No
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Yap.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Japanese (700 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: jpn   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Japanese (700 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: jpn   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Japanese

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1837-1992)
New Testament Yes   (1879-1993)
Complete Bible Yes   (1883-1987)
Audio Bible Online
 
Possible Print Bibles
Amazon
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
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 Fathers 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: View in Japanese
General Bible Visuals
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed Matter Bible-in-Your-Language
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Biblica Japanese
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Colloquial Japanese (1955)
Text / Printed Matter Cartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed Matter EasyBibles
Primary Religion: Buddhism

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
69.50 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.50 %)
1.50 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
5.00 %
Other / Small
24.00 %
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: EnricX   Creative Commons  
Profile Source: Anonymous  
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