Suicide Facts

Suicide Facts

• Over 800 000 people die due to suicide every year.

• For every suicide there are many more people who attempt suicide every year. A prior suicide attempt is the single most important risk factor for suicide in the general population.

• Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15–29-year-olds.

• 75% of global suicides occur in low- and middle-income countries.

• Ingestion of pesticide, hanging and firearms are among the most common methods of suicide globally.

Source: World Health Organisation



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