Partnership System for People

Partnership System adoption situation in Japan

Number of cites

132/ 1752



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Partnership System counts per area

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System Coverage Ranking

Here's ranking of Partnership System coverage per population

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About "Partnership System for People".

Since November 5, 2015, when Japan's first same-sex partnership system was established in Shibuya and Setagaya wards, the movement to introduce a partnership system has spread across the country, with more than 100 prefectures currently in the process of introducing such a system.
As you read this, your city, town, or village may have introduced a partnership system.
The "Partnership System for Everyone" visualizes the rapidly advancing LGBT partnership system in an easy-to-understand manner, and provides information to those who need it, including same-sex couples and those around them.

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Coverage of all cities, towns and villages

We have collected the information about the partnership system in local governments across Japan. We try to update the information as soon as possible, but if you have any questions, please contact us here

Current adoption rate

Here you can find the current adoption rate and population coverage in Japan. Click on a prefecture to see more.

Data on the Partnership System

Explanation of the partnership system

Includes information on the partnership system and the process of using it. Click on the prefecture to see the cities that have introduced the system.

Benefits of the Partnership System

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Latest Partnership Systems

  • 11/1/2021 updated


    この制度はパートナー関係にある二人が、互いを人生のパートナーとし、経済的にも精神的にも支え合い、協力し合って生活すると約束したことを那賀町が公に証明するものです。  様々な理由で法...

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  • 10/11/2021 updated



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  • 10/1/2021 updated


    久喜市では、性別に関わりなく一人ひとりの人権が尊重され、多様性を認め合い、自分らしく生きることのできる社会の実現をめざしています。  現在、社会全体において、性の多様性を認め、すべ...

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