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National Data


This page shows suicide statistics reported in Scotland in September 2023.


  • Female suicide rate: 27% of total (206 out of 762 suicides)


  • Male suicide rate: 73% of total (556 out of 762 suicides), nearly 3 times the rate of females


  • Higher suicide rates in Highland, Dundee City, East Ayrshire, and Perth and Kinross council areas compared to the Scottish average


  • Over the last 30 years, male suicide rate consistently ~3 times higher than female rate


  • Average age at death by suicide increased from 41.9 years in 2000 to 48.2 years in 2022


  • Suicide rate 2.6 times higher in the most deprived areas compared to the least deprived areas in Scotland


For app statistics, see here


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