United Kingdom (UK): suicide rate 2000-2017, by gender

Suicide rate in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2000 to 2017, by gender*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 9, 2019
United Kingdom (UK): suicide rate 2000-2017, by gender In 2017, the rate of suicides among males was 15.5 per 100,000 population and among females it was 4.9 per 100,000. The rate of suicide has slightly decreased for both genders over the given time period of the statistic. However, the rate of suicide for men has remained significantly higher than for women.
Individuals seeking help for mental health issues

In Great Britain, almost 70 percent have never visited a mental health professional, while eighteen percent consult with one at least once a year. Additionally, almost 60 percent of those with a psychiatric condition do not take any medication to control their condition.

Mental health of young people

The prevalence of mental disorders among those under fifteen years has increased in England since 1999. Resulting in 13.1 percent of boys and 9.3 of girls suffering from a mental disorder in 2017. The incidence of mental disorders in children also increases as the income quintile of the household decreases, with 15.3 and 14.1 percent of boys and girls respectively living in the lowest income quintile diagnosed with a mental disorder.
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Suicide rate in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2000 to 2017, by gender*

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