• PEOPLE NAME: JAPANESE OF BRAZIL

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PEID: 16892

ROP: 104189

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Japanese

Language: Portuguese - (por)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Brazil

Also found in: Argentina; Australia; Bolivia; Canada; China; Dominican Republic; France; Germany; Japan; Malaysia; Micronesia; New Zealand; Panama; Peru; Portugal; Singapore; Spain; Taiwan; United States

Population: 1,650,000

Global Population: 126,871,700


PEID: 16892

ROP: 104189

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Japanese of Brazil, numbering 1,650,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Japanese people cluster within the East Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 126,871,700 in 20 countries. Their primary language is Portuguese. The primary religion practiced by the Japanese is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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