2013 records 15 suicides every hour in India. Here’s the shocking statistics of suicides in India

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Here is the statistics of suicides in India during the year 2013. The information is collected from National Crime Records Bureau.

In India in the year 2013, a total of 1,34,799 lost their lives by committing suicide.

That is 369 suicides per day, 15 suicides every one hour.

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246 suicides by male per day, 121 suicides by female per day out of which 62 were housewives

69.4% of the suicides victims were married

Students constitute 6.2% of all the total suicide victims

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 Social and Economic causes have led most of the males to commit suicide Whereas emotional and personal causes have mainly driven females to end their

Family problemsn24%, illness 19.6% accounted for 443.6% of total suicides in the country during the year 2013

Poducherry and Sikkim have reported 35.6 and 29.3 suicide deaths per population respectively as against the national average of 11.0

Source: NCRB

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