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Yoron in Japan



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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
900 Yoron Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % No No   

Yoron in Japan

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Country: Japan
Continent: Asia
Region: Northeast Asia
10/40 Window: Yes
Total Provinces on file:1
Location in Country:Kagoshima Prefecture, north central Okinawa, Yoron island.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Yoron
People Name General: Yoron
ROP3 Code: 111093
Joshua Project People ID: 16055
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 900
Population all Countries: 900
Least-Reached: Yes
Engagement Status:Unengaged (per Finishing the Task)
   
 
Affinity Bloc: East Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Japanese
People Name General: Yoron
Ethnic Code: MSY45b
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Language
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Primary Language: Yoron (900 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): yox    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Buddhism
Major Religions:
Buddhism99.00 % 
Christianity1.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent20.00 %
Protestant35.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian20.00 %
Roman Catholic25.00 %
 
(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
Engagement Status:Unengaged (per Finishing the Task)
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
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Bible Portions: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
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Yoron in Japan

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            Yoron in Japan          
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