Japanese in Vietnam


Population
9,400
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
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Introduction / History

About four to five hundred years ago there were Japanese in South East Asia on a somewhat large scale for a short time. One of the communities was in South Vietnam. The Japanese then integrated with the Vietnamese and they married each other. Some were Japanese merchants marrying with a prominent Vietnamese family, the Nguyen, which is the most common Vietnamese surname.

In World War II, Japan conquered Vietnam and had their military there until they were defeated in 1945. Recently Japanese have come to live in Vietnam and particularly in the capital, Hanoi. The professional work is an attraction such as finance and manufacturing. Businesses such as Honda have come. Japan is the largest donor to Vietnam.

This century Japanese language education has grown in popularity in Vietnam. The main religions of the Japanese are Shinto and Buddhism. The Japanese speak Japanese and Vietnamese. There are Japanese restaurants in Vietnam. There are several Japanese companies that are investing in Vietnam.


Prayer Points

* Pray that God finds a way to get Japanese business people to seek Jesus Christ.
* Pray that Vietnamese Christians can lead the Japanese here to Salvation too.


References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_people_in_Vietnam


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

People Name General Japanese
People Name in Country Japanese
Population in Vietnam 9,400
World Population 124,984,900
Total Countries 44
Indigenous No
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Ko, Nihonjin, जपानीस
People ID 12322
ROP3 Code 104189
Country Vietnam
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 20  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Country Vietnam
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 20  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)

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Primary Language: Japanese (9,400 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: jpn   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Japanese (9,400 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)
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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
23.0 %
Protestant
30.0 %
Roman Catholic
26.0 %
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Profile Source: Anonymous  
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