Japanese of United Arab Emirates
People Name: Japanese
Country: United Arab Emirates
Language: Japanese
Population: 4,000
Unreached: Yes
People Cluster: Japanese
Primary Religion: Buddhism
% Adherents: 1.50 %
% Evangelical: 0.50 %
Progress Status: 1.0
Profile provided by:

Joshua Project
PO Box 62614
Colorado Springs, CO 80962
United States


Introduction / History
Dubai in the United Arab Emirates has the largest number of Japanese in the Arab countries. Japan has a large trade presence in the UAE through corporations and organizations. There are many of them in the Jebel Ali Free Zone which is a free economic zone in Dubai.

The Japanese living in the United Arab Emirates are growing more in numbers now than they used to. Most are skilled workers in industry or office work.

There is a Japanese Association and a Japanese school in Dubai and also a Japanese school in Abu Dhabi. There are Japanese restaurants in Dubai.

Prayer Points
* Pray that the Japanese will turn from materialism to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that God will find ways to get the Japanese to want to seek Jesus Christ.
* Pray that Japanese Christians will help lead the other Japanese to salvation.

Japanese of United Arab Emirates