Data for: Association between economic growth and suicide in Japan

Published: 12 July 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/dkzsx9g9xx.1
Traheka Bimanatya


Panel data of suicides by gender by prefecture and socio-economic variables by prefecture of Japan


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The raw data are taken from various sources, mostly from System of Social and Demographic Statistics (SSDS) database, collected by the Japanese Government Statistics. Other sources of data are Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan and Fukao, K., Yue, X. (2000). The data set covers 47 prefectures of Japan over the period of 1975-2017. All data are transformed into year-on-year growth before being used in the regression process. In total there are 1,974 observations for each variable.


Mental Disorder, Japan, Applied Economics