7% increase in suicide deaths in age group 18-30 years in 2021 from previous year: NCRB data reveals

There was also a 7% increase in suicide deaths in 2021 from 2020 with daily wagers accounting for majority of those who died by suicide.
India Suicide Statistics 2021
India Suicide Statistics 2021

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India witnessed a 7% increase in the suicides in 2021 from the year before, with daily wagers accounting for majority of the persons who died by suicide and persons between the age group of 18 and 30 constituting 34% of the total numbers with a 7% increase from 2020, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) statistics reveals.

Suicide statistics in last three years.
Suicide statistics in last three years.
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