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Suicide rate in men highest since 2001

Suicide rate in men highest since 2001

The Office for National Statistics data shows 19 in every 100,000 deaths in men were down to suicide in 2013. Overall there were 6,233 suicides in men and women over the age of 15 in 2013 - 4% higher than the previous year. The most vulnerable age group were those aged between 45 and 59, however, the rates have been increasing in all age groups except in the under thirties.