HC Deb 03 November 1993 vol 231 c236W
Mr. David Atkinson

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many verdicts of suicide were recorded for men aged 25 to 55 years for each year since 1987.

Mr. Maclean

Information on deaths recorded as suicide on death certificates for males aged 25 to 54 in England and Wales is given in the table.

Registered deaths of males aged 25–54 years where the cause of death certificate as suicide or self-inflicted injury, England and Wales 1987–92
Year Number of persons
1987 1,449
1988 1,616
1989 1,521
1990 1,700
1991 1,851
1992 1,837

Source: Office of Population Censuses and Surveys.