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Youth suicide rate

Statistics
Year 1981 1986 1991 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
No. per 100,000 2.06 2.46 2.26 4.30 3.18 4.06 2.91 2.92
Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
No. per 100,000 3.66 3.10 3.37 4.55 2.24 3.77 2.59 2.75
Year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
No. per 100,000 3.10 3.46 2.78 2.75 4.18 2.87 3.66 4.00
Operational Definitions
The number of suicide in 10-19 age group. Figures exclude injury undetermined whether accidentally or purposely inflicted.
Footnote
All figures are collected from Judiciary since 1981. Figures for 1991 and onwards are extracted from the Corner’s report.
Figures for 1981 and 1986 are obtained from Prof. Daniel Shek who got data from the Census and Statistics Department on suicide death.
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