HEALTH / WELL-BEING

Suicide and open verdict deaths in the UK regular Armed Forces 1984-2015

March, 2016
Article:

This statistical notice puts forward key information on suicides and open verdict deaths that have occurred among serving UK Armed Forces personnel.

Abstract

This annual Statistical Notice provides summary information on suicides and open verdict deaths that have occurred among serving UK regular Armed Forces during the 20-year period 1996-2015. This information updates previous notices and includes new data for 2015. The notice provides numbers and rates for the latest 20-year period with all time trend graphs presenting rates since the start of data collection in 1984 (see ‘Data Sources and Methods’).

Full Reference

Ministry of Defence, 2016. Suicide and Open Verdict Deaths in the UK Regular Armed Forces 1984-2015. National Statistics Notice. Available at: <https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/573781/20160331_UK_AF_Suicide_National_Statistic_2016-a.pdf>.

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