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Japanese in Spain

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
5,500 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 %   

Japanese in Spain

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Introduction / History
The Japanese in Spain are mainly a mixture of managers of companies, students and those of Japanese descent. There are also Japanese who have come to Spain from the Spanish speaking Americas.

Japanese people first came to Spain in the early seventeenth century. The first Japanese business in Spain was in the late 1960s and since then Japanese businesses have come to the Catalonia region of Spain. Later Japanese from South and Central America came to Spain to get away from the troubles. During this time Japanese business people and students came to Spain. Most Japanese live in Barcelona and a few in other parts of Catalonia. There are also some living in the capital Madrid.

There is an Association of Japanese companies in Barcelona. Also in Barcelona there are other Japanese associations and they have a golf club. Two Japanese International Schools are in Spain, one in Madrid and one in Barcelona where there is also a Japanese library. They have their own restaurants in Spain too.

The Japanese here speak Japanese and Spanish. They are usually followers of Buddhism or Shintoism. Many are now secular.

Prayer Points
* Pray that God will find ways of getting the Japanese to seek the gospel.
* Pray against too much fondness for materialism among the Japanese.

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Country: Spain
Continent: Europe
Region: Europe, Western
10/40 Window: No
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Japanese
People Name General: Japanese
Alternate People Names:
KoNihonjin
जपानीस
ROP3 Code: 104189
Joshua Project People ID: 12322
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 5,500
Population all Countries: 124,386,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Japanese
People Name General: Japanese
Ethnic Code: MSY45a
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Japanese (5,500 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): jpn    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religions:
Buddhism70.00 % 
Christianity1.50 %(Evangelical: 0.50 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious4.00 % 
Other / Small24.50 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican3.00 %
Independent16.00 %
Protestant29.00 %
Orthodox2.00 %
Other Christian24.00 %
Roman Catholic26.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1837-1992
New Testament:
1879-1993Audio
Complete Bible: 1883-1987
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsChrist for the Nations
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoFather's Love Letter
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Japanese
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoMy Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
Film / VideoThe Hope Video
Film / VideoThe Prophets' Story
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterBible Gateway Scripture
Text / Printed MatterBible: Biblica Japanese
Text / Printed MatterBible: Colloquial Japanese (1955)
Text / Printed MatterCartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed MatterEasyBibles
Text / Printed MatterInternational Bible Society
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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