More married people commit suicide: NCRB
Indore: More married people than the
unmarried ones committed suicide in 2009, according to
National Crime Records Bureau`s latest report.
Further, the statistic also shows that men took the
extreme step more than women in this period.
Of the total of 1,27,151 people who committed suicide in
the country in 2009, 70.4 per cent were married, while 21. 9
per cent were unmarried.
Of the rest, 4.3 per cent were widows and widowers, while
3.4 per cent were divorced, or living separately from spouse.
58,192 married men and 31,300 married women, 17,738
bachelors and 10,063 spinsters killed self in 2009, the report
More men than women committed suicide and the gender
ratio in suicides stood at 64:36.
Of the 1,27,151 persons, 23.7 per cent and 21 per cent
committed suicide due to family problems and health reasons
Psychiatrist Dipak Mansharamani said that due to the
social changes, tolerance levels were diminishing. He said it
was noticed by researchers that people took the extreme step
"very quickly" nowadays.
Dr Mansharamani also said that the quality of emotional
relationship between couples too was deteriorating.
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