National Data

 

This page shows suicide statistics reported in Scotland during 2020.

 

  • 805 deaths by suicide reported in Scotland in 2020. 833 in 2019

 

  • 71% male - the female rate did rise by 3% in 2020

 

  • The suicide rate in Scotland is higher than that of England and Wales

 

  • 1 in 5  suicides aged under 30 & the rate is 3 x higher in the most deprived areas

 

  • Approx. 265,000 people in Scotland are thinking about suicide at any one time

 

For app statistics, see here

 

Remember you are not alone and all these people have been affected too.

 

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