Category: Health

Disability Health Japan Welfare

Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare states 7.4% of Japan’s population have disabilities

“On Monday April 9th 2018, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare announced estimates that 936,600 people in Japan have either mental or physical disabilities.

The number of people with disabilities in Japan increased by about 1.49 million from the previous estimate of 2013 (about 7,879 thousand people). The proportion of Japan’s total population also increased from about 6.2% to about 7.4%.”