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Number of youth suicides, broken down into male and female youths, for the past two years.

Number of youth suicides, broken down into male and female youths, for the past two years.

Question

Mr Sitoh Yih Pin 
MP for Potong Pasir GRC


To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development what is the number of youth suicides, broken down into male and female youths, for the past two years. 

Answer

The number of suicides fluctuates from year to year, and the number involving 10- to 19-year-olds in 2017 and 2018 is as follows: 

Number of suicides involving 10- to 19-year-olds

2017

2018

Total

12

22

No. of males

7

19

No. of females

5

3



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