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

Type: Parliamentary Questions

Topic(s): Rehabilitation


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