Figure 4. Median registration delay for suicides: deaths registered between 2001 and 2011
Source: Office for National Statistics, National Records of Scotland, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
The National Statistics definition of suicide is given below under 'Suicide definition'
Figures are for persons aged 15 years and over
The registration delay is calculated as the difference between the date each death occurred and the date it was registered, measured in days. Additional information on the calculation of registration delays is provided Background Note 7
Figures are for deaths registered in each calendar year