HC Deb 21 February 1924 vol 169 cc2023-4W

asked the Minister of Health if he can give the returns from the Reports of the Registrar-General of the number of suicides per million of the population for each quinquennial period 1896–1900 to 1916–1920, inclusive?


The required figures for England and Wales are as follow:

Period. Rate per million population.
1896–1900 89
1901–1905 101
1906–1910 102
1911–1915 95
1916–1920 79

The figures given in respect of the years 1915–1918 relate only to civilian deaths and population.