Date of Publication

2021 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Health

Keywords

world health, suicides, suicide rates, mental health

Description

More than 700 000 persons die by suicide every year globally. Suicide is the fourth leading cause of death among 15-29 year olds. The reduction of suicide rates in countries is an indicator in the UN SDGs, the WHO GPW13 and Mental Health Action Plan. Information material on data and statistics is necessary for advocacy and information purposes. This booklet provides this essential information in an accessible and digestible format. Target audiences are academics/researchers, development agencies, general public, health workers, journalists/media, nongovernmental organizations, policy-makers.

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Suicide worldwide in 2019

More than 700 000 persons die by suicide every year globally. Suicide is the fourth leading cause of death among 15-29 year olds. The reduction of suicide rates in countries is an indicator in the UN SDGs, the WHO GPW13 and Mental Health Action Plan. Information material on data and statistics is necessary for advocacy and information purposes. This booklet provides this essential information in an accessible and digestible format. Target audiences are academics/researchers, development agencies, general public, health workers, journalists/media, nongovernmental organizations, policy-makers.

 
 

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