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Suicides in the United Kingdom, 2012 registrations, 18/02/14 [E/NI/S/W]

The Office for National Statistics has published details on suicides in the UK in 2012.

In 2012, 5,981 suicides in people aged 15 and over were registered in the UK, 64 fewer than in 2011.

Male suicide rates were more than three times higher than those for women at 18.2 deaths per 100,000 population compared with 5.2 for women. There were 164 suicides by 15 to 19-year-olds, 128 males (a rate of 6.4) and 36 females (a rate of 1.9).

For full details see the Office for National Statistics website.

Further information

Suicides in the United Kingdom, 2012 registrations