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14 years of suicide rates in Runnymede revealed

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14 years of suicide rates in Runnymede revealed

Published at 11:10am 31st March 2017. (Updated at 11:41am 21st April 2017)

Suicides in Runnymede between 2002 and 2015 have been revealed.

Data shows the highest number recorded in the borough was 14 in 2013, meanwhile the lowest was 4, in 2005, 2006 and 2007.

From the data collected over these 14 years, the average was 6.5 suicides per year.

In Surrey and Hampshire, Basingstoke and Deane had the highest average with 13.43, while Hart had the lowest average, with 4.5.

In our two counties, there were a combined 179 suicides in 2015, which are the most recent figures available.

The table below shows suicide rates in Surrey and Hampshire by local authority. 

2002 - 2015 (left to right)

Surrey suicide rates

Hampshire suicide rates

 

In March, Eagle Radio reported that suicide rates of boys in Surrey and Hampshire are double that of girls

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