Suicide rate increases in Japan due to joblessness and family troubles
Suicide rates in Japan have been increasing steadily and one of the main reason behind such incidents are joblessness and family troubles. In the year 2010, the number of people who ended their lives because of the jobless situations rose to 19% and people who have had family troubles and took the step of suicide climbed up to 9.2%.
The exact figure of people who have killed themselves due to joblessness is 424 for the year 2010. Family troubles and other domestic issues are on a rise in Japan, and the people who had committed suicide due to this accounted to a total of 4,497. Witnessing this death rate in the country, the Japanese authorities are quite concerned over people’s mental health.
Students who have been committing suicide in the country has risen to 31,690 in the year 2010, which very disheartening. Most of the reasons of their death has been because of competition and family issues, and this is the sector where the country is having a really tough time. It is the 13th year in a row where the death figure has remained over 30,000, which indicates 90 people take their lives everyday.