- Vital Statistics, Japan. Ministry of Health and Welfare, Statistics and Information Department. Various years.
Vital Statistics, Japan. Ministry of Health and Welfare, Statistics and Information Department. Various years.
Deaths by Cause:
Data for years 1951-1978 are from Vital Statistics Japan published by the Statistics and Information Department, Minister's Secretariat, Ministry of Health and Welfare. Both the detailed lists and the abbreviated lists (B-list) were used.
Data for years 1979-90 were provided by Shigesato Takahashi at the Institute for Population Problems, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Japan. They were in an electronic format and were supplemented by the detailed lists in the Vital Statistics Japan. All data from Vital Statistics Japan were entered manually.
- Total Mortality:
- Population Census of Japan. Statistics Bureau, Management and Coordination Agency. Various years.
Acknowledgements: Cause-of-death data for Japan were assembled and organized by Long Wang and Lijing Yan. Special thanks also to Shigemi Kono, Shigesato Takahashi, Toru Suzuki, Shiro Horiuchi, and Gretchen Condran for their help in assembling these data.