About this dataset

Number of suicides and suicide rates, by sex and age, in the UK, registered from 1981 to 2017. Information on the impact of narrative conclusions on suicide rates is provided, along with the proportion of suicides by method and the median registration delay.

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Important notes and usage information

In this year's release, while we report data for the UK as a whole, we do not report the latest 2017 numbers of deaths and rates for Northern Ireland; these will be published later this year on theĀ Northern Ireland Research and Statistic Agency website.

Contact details for this Dataset

Beth Manders
mortality@ons.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)1633 651901