Number of suicides down in Lithuania but still above EU average

  • 2020-02-17
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS – The number of suicides is going down in Lithuania but it still exceeds the EU average. 654 people took their own lives in Lithuanian last year, compared to 683 in 2018, based on preliminary figures from the Institute of Hygiene. "Suicide rates have been going down since 2013, and in 2018, which are the latest final numbers, there were 28 suicides per population of 100,000, which would be 683 in absolute numbers," Sandra Meksriunaite of the Institute of Hygiene told BNS. There are only preliminary figures for ...
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