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revised April 04, 2011
State of the Region's Health Report: Focus on Suicide

Arrow BulletSuicide in Canada

Lady Highlights
  • Approximately 4% of Canadians reported having suicidal thoughts in the past 12 months.
  • In the fiscal year of 1998/1999 in Canada, there were 23,225 hospitalizations for attempted suicide.
  • Almost 10 Canadians commit suicide per day.
  • Approximately four times as many males commit suicide than females.

Chapter 3 - Suicide in Canada (PDF, 130KB)



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