Global rates of suicide death have fallen by a third since 1990
The total number of global deaths from suicide increased annually from 762,000 to 817,000 between the years 1990 and 2016. However, after making adjustments for asymmetric age group population growth across the 27-year time span, it was found that the suicide fatality rate actually decreased by nearly a third during that time. These findings are published in the journal The BMJ… (CNN)
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