Ukraine hit the top 25 on suicide

Украина попала в топ-25 по самоубийствам

Ukraine is in the top 25 countries by number of suicides

Last year, the death rate from suicide in Ukraine was 15.3 per 100 thousand population.

Ukraine is in the top 25 countries with the highest rates of mortality due to suicide. On Wednesday, October 10, according to the Ministry of health.

According to the Agency, in 2017, the death rate from suicide in Ukraine – 15.3 per 100 thousand population. It exceeds similar indicators in most European countries.

“Although this level has decreased since 2005 (when it was at 22.6 deaths as a result of self-harm per 100 thousand population), Ukraine is still among the first 25 countries according to this index”, – reported in the Ministry of health.

As reported in 2017 committed suicide 6.5 thousand Ukrainians.

Also the chief military Prosecutor Anatoly Matios said that in 2018 in the Armed forces of Ukraine recorded weekly for two suicides.

 

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