Type: Statistical Bulletin
Published by Office of National Statistics, September 2020
This statistical bulletin was produced on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government. It was published through the Office of National Statistics and provides the reader with details regarding deaths concluded as being by suicide registered in 2019.
Key Main Points
- In 2019, there were 5,691 suicides registered in England and Wales.
- Around three-quarters of registered deaths in 2019 were among men (4,303 deaths).
- The England and Wales male suicide rate is the highest since 2000 and remains in line with the rate in 2018; for females, the rate is the highest since 2004.
- Males aged 45 to 49 years had the highest age-specific suicide rate; for females, the age group with the highest rate was 50 to 54 years.
- Despite having a low number of deaths overall, rates among the under 25’s have generally increased in recent years this is particularly marked for 10- to 24-year-old females where the rate has increased significantly since 2012.
Links and Support
The direct source for this publication can be found at the following Web-Site Link hosted by The Office of National Statistics
If you are personally affected or concerned about anyone else, you can find support through the Waiting Room Online Directory.
You will find a range of services that can provide support including Samaritans and CALM.