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Thursday, 20th February 2014

Suicides in the United Kingdom, 2012 Registrations

Source: Office for National Statistics (UK)

From Key Points:

In 2012, 5,981 suicides in people aged 15 and over were registered in the UK, 64 fewer than in 2011.

The UK suicide rate was 11.6 deaths per 100,000 population in 2012, but there are significant differences in suicide rates between men and women. Male suicide rates were more than three times higher at 18.2 male deaths compared with 5.2 female deaths per 100,000 population.

The highest suicide rate was among men aged 40 to 44, at 25.9 deaths per 100,000 population.

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Having begun his career in academic libraries, Adrian Janes has subsequently worked extensively in public libraries, chiefly in enquiry work as an Information Services librarian. In this role he has had particular responsibility for information from both the UK Government and the European Union. He wrote a detailed report on sources for the latter which was published by FreePint in 2007, and has contributed articles to FreePint and ResourceShelf. He is involved in training in information literacy and the use of online reference resources.

A Contributing Editor to DocuTicker, he also write reviews for Pennyblackmusic.

Adrian can be reached at adrian.janes@freepint.com

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