Geographic variations in suicide mortality, 1982-96

Popul Trends. 1998 Autumn:(93):7-18.


This article is the second part of a paper which updates previous analyses of suicide published in Population Trends. Suicide trends are analysed by age and sex for the constituent countries of the United Kingdom. Data for England and Wales are presented by region and by local authority. The analyses show substantial variations in suicide rates both across the United Kingdom and within England and Wales.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Age Distribution
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Mortality / trends*
  • Population Surveillance*
  • Registries
  • Sex Distribution
  • Suicide / classification
  • Suicide / statistics & numerical data
  • Suicide / trends*
  • United Kingdom / epidemiology