Suicides in India: What data shows3 min read 17 Oct 2018, 09:05 AM IST
The nation accounts for over a third of the world's annual female suicides and nearly a fourth of male suicides, a significant rise in global share from 1990
If Indian states were countries, three states would have the third, fourth and fifth worst rates of female suicide in the world, recent data shows. Men commit suicide at a higher rate across the world, but India has not been able to lower the suicide rate among men, the data shows.
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