Japan Depression Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Japan's suicide rate increased by 16% in the second wave of Covid-19 compared to the same period in the previous year."

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"As of 2020, 20.6% of the senior population in Japan is estimated to suffer from depression."

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"Japan's economy shrunk at an annualized rate of 28.8% in 2020 Q2, one of the worst in its history."

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"In 2016, Ishikawa was the Japanese prefecture with the highest rate of depression diagnoses at around 4.6%."

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"Japan has a projected lifetime risk of mood disorders, including depression, of 6.64%."

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"Mental illness, including depression and anxiety, was prevalent in 8.8% of Japanese students in 2018."

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"Japan's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted by almost 5% in 2020 because of Covid-19."

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"In 2019, Japan's unemployment rate increased to 3%, a rise attributed partly to the increasing rate of depression and other mental health disorders."

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"Around 73% of Japanese companies are reported to have no mental health measures in place as of 2017."

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"An estimated 25,347 suicides were recorded in Japan in 2020, showing a stark rate of increase."

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