10 facts about male suicide in Western Australia

If you want to want to help Stop Male Suicide in Western Australia why not join us for the Stop Male Suicide in WA, in Perth on Wednesday 19th October 2016—click here to find out more. All data sourced from the Australia Bureau of Statistics with the exception of economic data which draws on the Breaking The…

Separated men 16 times more likely to attempt suicide

Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know: Separation is recognised to be the one of the most frequently reported life events among suicide attempters. According to the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRP), between 2002-2011, 23.9% of males and 18.1% of females who died by suicide were recorded of…

Five common suicide risk factors

Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know:A 2007 analysis of 24 studies into suicide using the psychological autopsy method, found that five of the most commonly found risk factors in suicide were: Unemployment Self Harm Alcohol and drug abuse Relationship separation Mood disorders A useful mnemonic to help you…

Men not in work 26x more likely to suicide

Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know: In 2014, Australian academics published analysis of suicide and employment status for the decade from 2001 to 2010. The key findings are listed in the table below. Group Rate of suicide Economically inactive/unemployed males 57.7 per 100,000 Employed males 10.5 per 100,000…

Men in work 5x more likely to suicide than women

Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know: In 2014, Australian academics published analysis of suicide and employment status for the decade from 2001 to 2010. The key findings are listed in the table below. Group Rate of suicide Economically inactive/unemployed males 57.7 per 100,000 Employed males 10.5 per 100,000…

Number of male suicides by different age groups

Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know: According to the latest figures from the Australia Bureau of Statistics, published in March 2016, a total of 2,160 men and boys died by suicide in 2014. Age range Number of male suicides 0-14 6 15-19 92 20-24 174 25-29 171 30-34…

Male suicide costs the economy $13B a year

Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know: The 2010 Breaking The Silence report, estimated the economic cost of suicide in Australia to be over $17 billion. The Report was funded by a broad range of organisations working in suicide prevention including: Lifeline Australia The Inspire Foundation, OzHelp Foundation Centre…

Six men a day die by suicide

Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know: Please help Stop Male Suicide by sharing this information with everyone you know: According to the latest figures from the Australia Bureau of Statistics, published in March 2016, a total of 2,864 people died by suicide in 2014. Of these, 2,160 were…

10 facts about male suicide in Queensland

To find out more about male suicide in Australia and how you can help stop it, pre-order a copy of our new book: You Can Stop Male Suicide here. All data sourced from the Australia Bureau of Statistics with the exception of economic data which draws on the Breaking The Silence report. For further information on the…