• Deaths from Fukushima (Estimates) - WHO (2013), National Policy Agency of Japan (2016)

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  • Estimates of the total number of deaths from the Fukushima nuclear incidents remain contested.

    Estimates for Fukushima have been derived from the WHO (2013), and estimated stress-induced deaths in evacuation from the Government of Japan.


    World Health Organisation (2013). Health risk assessment from the nuclear accident after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami based on a preliminary dose estimation. Available at: http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/78218/1/9789241505130_eng.pdf

    National Police Agency of Japan (2016). Damage Situation and Police Countermeasures associated with 2011 Tohoku district – off the Pacific Ocean Earthquake.

  • Entity Year Fukushima (WHO (2013), National Policy Agency of Japan (2016))
    Direct 2011 0
    Evacuation stress (indirect) 2011 1,600.0
    Low-level radiation (long-term) 2011 400.0
  • Sources

    Data Published By: WHO, National Policy Agency of Japan

    Data publisher source:Variety of sources, see additional information.


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