Japan's worst day for teen suicides

Last Modified: Mon Sep 07 2015 10:29:29 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 01 September
    More Japanese school pupils commit suicide on September 1 each year than on any other date, according to figures collated by Japan's suicide prevention office over a period of more than 40 years.
  • 18,048
    under-18s took their own lives between 1972 and 2013 according to government sources