§ 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.