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Population: 124,687,293

Official Language: Japanese

Language Count: 32

Primary Religion: Buddhism

National Bible Society:
Japan Bible Society

Factbook Summary:

Language Summary: Japanese

Ethnic Summary: Japanese 98.1%, Chinese 0.5%, Korean 0.4%, other 1% (includes Filipino, Vietnamese, and Brazilian) (2016 est.) note: data represent population by nationality; up to 230,000 Brazilians of Japanese origin migrated to Japan in the 1990s to work in industries; some have returned to Brazil

Religious Summary: Shintoism 70.4%, Buddhism 69.8%, Christianity 1.5%, other 6.9% (2015 est.) note: total adherents exceeds 100% because many people practice both Shintoism and Buddhism

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