Suicide: data introduction

The following suicide data pages present information on 

Table 1 shows the dimensions and geographies for which suicide data are available.

Table 1: Data availability for Scotland

 Data presented?
(Y=yes; N=no)
Data dimensions/geographiesNumbers and rates Historical trends
By sex Y Y
By age group Y Y
By deprivation group Y N
By NHS board area Y Y
By local authority area Y Y
Time trend Y Y
National target N N
Comparison with UK/GB Y Y
International comparison Y N

Note also that our Community Health & Wellbeing Profiles include data on suicides, and comparisons can be made across a wide range of geographies in Scotland.

Data on suicides in Scotland are available in the spreadsheets

Contacts:

Chris Deans
Information Analyst
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Tel: 0131 314 1749

ISD Mental Health Analyses Team
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An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland produced by Information Services Division (ISD) on behalf of ScotPHO. See the ISD About Our Statistics web page for further information on ISD and Official Statistics.