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Number of Suicides during 1978-2013 in Japan

Recently the number of suicides has decreased gradually. "30,000 people committed suicides" era has gone. The following shows the number of suicides during 1978-2013, and its rate (per 100,000).

Year Total number of suicides Men Women Rate (per 100,000) Rate of Men Rate of Women
1978 20,788 12,859 7,929 18.0 22.7 13.6
1979 21,503 13,386 8,117 18.5 23.4 13.8
1980 21,048 13,155 7,893 18.0 22.9 13.3
1981 20,434 12,942 7,492 17.3 22.3 12.5
1982 21,228 13,654 7,574 17.9 23.4 12.6
1983 25,202 17,116 8,086 21.1 29.1 13.3
1984 24,596 16,508 8,088 20.5 27.9 13.2
1985 23,599 15,624 7,975 19.5 26.3 13.0
1986 25,524 16,497 9,027 21.0 27.6 14.6
1987 24,460 15,802 8,658 20.0 26.3 13.9
1988 23,742 14,934 8,808 19.3 24.7 14.1
1989 22,436 13,818 8,618 18.2 22.8 13.8
1990 21,346 13,102 8,244 17.3 21.6 13.1
1991 21,084 13,242 7,842 17.0 21.7 12.4
1992 22,104 14,296 7,808 17.8 23.5 12.4
1993 21,851 14,468 7,383 17.5 23.6 11.6
1994 21,679 14,560 7,119 17.3 23.7 11.2
1995 22,445 14,874 7,571 17.9 24.2 11.8
1996 23,104 15,393 7,711 18.4 25.0 12.0
1997 24,391 16,416 7,975 19.3 26.6 12.4
1998 32,863 23,013 9,850 26.0 37.2 15.3
1999 33,048 23,512 9,536 26.1 37.9 14.7
2000 31,957 22,727 9,230 25.2 36.6 14.2
2001 31,042 22,144 8,898 24.4 35.6 13.7
2002 32,143 23,080 9,063 25.2 37.1 13.9
2003 34,427 24,963 9,464 27.0 40.1 14.5
2004 32,325 23,272 9,053 25.3 37.4 13.8
2005 32,552 23,540 9,012 25.5 37.8 13.8
2006 32,155 22,813 9,342 25.2 36.6 14.3
2007 33,093 23,478 9,615 25.9 37.7 14.7
2008 32,249 22,831 9,418 25.3 36.7 14.4
2009 32,845 23,472 9,373 25.8 37.8 14.3
2010 31,690 22,283 9,407 24.9 35.9 14.4
2011 30,651 20,955 9,696 24.0 33.7 14.8
2012 27,858 19,273 8,585 21.8 31.1 13.1

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The following is the rate of suicides (per 100,000).

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Source isNational Police Agency.

http://www.npa.go.jp/toukei/index.htm

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