On August 10th, Nijiiro Diversity, a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of equal rights for gender and sexual minorities in Japan, released the latest statistics regarding the usage of same-sex partnership systems that have been implemented in six municipalities across Japan.

Number of Couples Utilizing Same-Sex Partnership Systems by Region (August 2017)

Total
121 Couples
TokyoSetagaya Ward54 Couples
TokyoShibuya Ward20 Couples
Mie PrefectureIga City4 Couples
Hyogo PrefectureTakarazuka City0 Couples
Okinawa PrefectureNaha City17 Couples
HokkaidoSapporo City26 Couples