▫ 126 million people. Less than 1% Christian.
▫ Japan is the largest unevangelized nation that is completely open to missionaries, yet the second largest unreached people group in the world.
▫ Japan is one of the few countries with a declining evangelical rate of growth. I.e. the number of gospel-spreading Christian goes down each year.
▫ In 2019 suicide was the leading cause of death for those among the ages 10-44. 20,919 people died by suicide in 2020.
▫ 85% of teens wonder why they exist. 11% wish they had never been born.
▫ There is one missionary for every 65,000 people.