New Delhi, September 2
The nation reported a median 381 deaths by suicide every day in 2019, totalling 1,39,123 fatalities over the yr, in keeping with the current National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) knowledge.
Besides, 36 safety personnel underneath the command of the Union Home Ministry died by suicide in 2019, taking the variety of such circumstances to 433 in six years, in keeping with the info.
A 3.four per cent improve was noticed in suicides throughout 2019 (1,39,123 suicides) as in comparison with 2018 (1,34,516) and 2017 (1,29,887), the info confirmed.
The charge of suicide (incidents per 1 lakh inhabitants) rose by 0.2 per cent in 2019 over 2018, as per the info.
According to the NCRB statistics, which capabilities underneath the Union Home Ministry, the suicide charge in cities (13.9 per cent) was larger as in comparison with all-India suicide charge (10.four per cent) in 2019.
For each 100 suicide deaths, 70.2 have been male and 29.eight females, the NCRB, which collects knowledge from police recorded circumstances, acknowledged. Besides, of the 433 suicide deaths among the many CAPF personnel in the course of the six-year interval, the least (28) variety of circumstances was reported in 2018 and the utmost (175) in 2014, the info confirmed. — TNS