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April 16, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Bhutan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"It is also concerned by the incidence of suicide in the State party, which is partly attributable to substance abuse and a lack of economic opportunities" (9).
April 8, 2019, 10:57 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"A similar trend can be observed in the United States, and in 2014, suicide surpassed maternal mortality as the leading cause of death in girls ages 15-19 in the developing world, according to the World Health Organisation" (para 7).
April 8, 2019, 10:56 a.m.
Countries: Canada
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"Across the country, suicide among teen girls and young women is on the rise, while male suicide in the same age group declines, according to data released by Statistics Canada on Thursday" (para 3). "But while men are still much more likely to kill themselves in Canada, young women are starting to catch up. Over the past decade, the suicide rate among girls has increased by 38%, while male suicide decreased by 34%. The growth has helped level out the gender-gap, with women accounting for 42% of all suicide deaths under 20 in 2013. In 2003, they accounted for just over a quarter" (para 5-6).
April 8, 2019, 10:27 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"More men die by suicide than women in the U.S. and Canada on a yearly basis. But the rate of suicide is rising among women more quickly than men in both countries. A recent study by the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics found that the rate of women who die by suicide increased by 50 per cent between 2000 and 2016. That’s compared to a 21 per cent rate of increase for men. 'The narrowing in the ratio of male-to-female suicide rates reflects the accelerated increase in female suicide rates compared with male suicide rates beginning in 2007,' the study reads" (para 1-4).
April 8, 2019, 10:25 a.m.
Countries: Canada
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"More men die by suicide than women in the U.S. and Canada on a yearly basis. But the rate of suicide is rising among women more quickly than men in both countries" (para 1-2). In 2015, suicide claimed the lives of 3,269 Canadian men and 1,136 women. In an email to Global News, Statistics Canada confirmed that suicide rates are increasing faster among women than men, north of the border as well. 'Based on the average annual rate of increase in the age-standardized mortality rates over the period 2000 to 2015 (or any shorter period ending in 2015), then yes, the suicides are increasing at a greater rate among women...more
April 8, 2019, 9:05 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"What numbers do reveal is that in south and east Asia, suicide rates among younger women are up to 25% higher than among their male counterparts. The report claims these are largely setting-related: limited education opportunities, less access to financial resources, restricted autonomy and greater likelihood of being threatened with violence" (para 16).
April 8, 2019, 8:44 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"According to official data, over 70 pc of suicides in Myanmar are committed by men and less than 30 pc by women. Also, only one third of women who attempt to commit suicide succeed" (para 8).
March 29, 2019, 4:03 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"Female suicide rates in rural areas dropped signficantly. According to the Chinese Center for Disease and Control and Prevention, female suicide rates from 1990 to 2013 dropped between 36 percent and 81 percent, depending on the area. Researchers attributed the decrease to greater work opportunities for rural women and reduced access to the toxic pesticides used for suicide. A June report in The Economist estimated that the overall suicide rate, while still high, began to decline as populations moved from rural areas into cities" (page 58).
March 27, 2019, 2:38 p.m.
Countries: Brunei
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"According to statistics from 2014-2017, the Royal Brunei Police Force has recorded 35 suicide cases – six cases in 2014, eight each in 2015 and 2016 and 13 in 2017. Twenty-six out of the 35 cases involved foreigners and majority of the victims are males (30)" (para 13-14).
March 27, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Countries: Austria
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"For the whole period 2000–2010, the mean suicide rate for the overall Austrian population was 16.9 per 100,000 persons, 26.1 for men and 8.2 for woman, resulting in a male to female ratio of 3.2. The suicide rate decreased for both sexes during the examined period. Among men, the decrease was from 29.3 in 2000 to 23.7 (−20.6%, ρ=−0.96, p<0.001) in 2010. Among women, the highest suicide rate was observed in 2000 (10.4) and the lowest 2010 (6.8; −34.8%, ρ=−.92, p<0.001)" (5). "The change of the mean suicide rate in the period 2000–2010, compared with the period 1990–2000, has been higher for woman than men, with a reduction by 26.3%...more
March 9, 2019, 5:59 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"Vietnamese men commit suicide at almost triple the rate of women, according to a World Health Organization report released Thursday" (para 1). "Overall, however, suicides in Vietnam fell by more than 12 percent during the 2000-2012 period, according to the report released ahead of the World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10)" (para 3). "According to the first WHO report on suicide prevention, Vietnam recorded roughly 3,431 male and 1,169 female suicides in 2012. The number of Vietnamese women committing suicide fell by 20 percent over 2000-2012. The reduction rate was 12 percent among men" (4-5).
March 9, 2019, 5:31 p.m.
Countries: Albania
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

“There were 582 suicide attempts among young Albanians in 2006–2012...According to the cases studied, the statistical data (Tab. 1/Graph. 1) show that there are more females that males attempting to commit suicide, for both the age groups included in the study, with an important statistical variation of (p<0.001) in all years...In our study in both analyzed group ages it was shown that during 2006–2012 the number of females that attempted suicide was higher as compared to males, with a significant statistical variance (p<0.001). Lifetime estimates of suicide attempts among adolescents range from 1.3– 3.8% in males and 1.5–10.1% in females, with higher rates in females than males in the older...more
March 3, 2019, 2:40 p.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"Suicide rates for women fell from 20% before the project to 9%. Among men, rates fell from from 10% to nil" (15).
Jan. 21, 2019, 3:01 p.m.
Countries: Colombia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

"Suicidal behavior was also analyzed in the survey in both teenagers and adults […] In adults 18 and older it is evidenced that 7.4% had it, and is higher in women than in men and 2.57% had tried to commit suicide. In realtion with this, the National Health Institute reports that between the epidemiologic week 1 to 52 of 2016, 18910 cases of suicide attempts were notified, 62.7% of the registered cases were of wmen and 29.4% between the age group of 15 to 19 years old" (22-23).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Australia in 2015 was 6.1 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Honduras
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Honduras in 2015 was 2.33 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Niger in 2015 was 2.72 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Sudan
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Sudan in 2015 was 5.94 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Israel
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Israel in 2015 was 1.7 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Panama
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Panama in 2015 was 1.08 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Congo
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Congo in 2015 was 4.48 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Russia
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Russia in 2013 was 6.5 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Sweden
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Sweden in 2016 was 7.1 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Chad
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Chad in 2015 was 4.58 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: D R Congo
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in the D R Congo in 2015 was 6.02 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Ecuador
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Ecuador in 2015 was 3.76 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Romania
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Romania in 2015 was 3.39 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Laos in 2015 was 9.45 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Sri Lanka
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Sri Lanka in 2015 was 13.45 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 16, 2019, 8:21 a.m.
Countries: Bulgaria
Variables: SUICIDE-DATA-1

According to Countryeconomy.com, the total suicide rate for women in Bulgaria in 2015 was 4.39 per 100,000 total female population (TPJ - CODER COMMENT).