Suicide in September 1805 women increased significantly nationwide National Police Agency October 12, 17:39
Last month, a total of 1,805 people committed suicide nationwide, an increase of 143 from the same period last year.
Since July, the number has increased from the same period last year for three consecutive months, and the country is analyzing the effects of the spread of the new coronavirus.
According to the National Police Agency, the number of people who committed suicide last month is 1,805 nationwide in preliminary figures.
This is an increase of 143 people, or 8.6%, compared to the same period last year.
By gender, the number of males increased by 0.4% from last year to 1166, and the number of females increased by 27.5% to 639. In particular, the number of female suicides has increased significantly.
▽ Tokyo has the largest number with 194,
▽ Saitama with 110,
▽ Aichi with 109, and
▽ Kanagawa with 95.
The number of people who committed suicide has increased for the third consecutive month compared to last year, and the country is proceeding with analysis to see if it is affected by the spread of the new coronavirus.
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare "Consultation without having trouble alone"
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare said that the number of people committing suicide has increased, saying, "I don't know the detailed cause, but I take it seriously." I would like you to consult with people close to you, support organizations, and local government offices without having to worry about yourself. Also, if there are people around you who are different from usual, please contact me. "
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare also has a site where you can search for consultation counters.
The URL is "http://shienjoho.go.jp/", which means that we accept consultations by e-mail, SNS, fax, etc. in addition to telephone.