On September 21st, Nijiiro Diversity 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 (September 2017)

126 Couples (+5)
TokyoSetagaya Ward54 Couples
TokyoShibuya Ward21 Couples (+1)
Mie PrefectureIga City4 Couples
Hyogo PrefectureTakarazuka City0 Couples
Okinawa PrefectureNaha City17 Couples
HokkaidoSapporo City30 Couples (+4)