§ Lord Rogan
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many deaths by suicide were recorded among students at (a) universities; (b) further education colleges; and (c) schools, since January 2003, and for each year for the past five years. [HL3613]
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (Lord McIntosh of Haringey)
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician who has been asked to reply.
Letter to Lord Rogan from the National Statistician, dated 3 July 2003.
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your question on how many deaths by suicide were recorded among students at (a) universities, (b) further education colleges, and (c) schools, since January 2003, and for each year for the past five years. [HL3613].
The numbers of suicides of persons aged 13 years or over in full-time education are given in the attached table for each of the five years ending 2001, the most recent year for which these figures are available. Information about both the type of educational establishment attended and about persons in part-time education is not available at death registration.