Year: 1963 Source: American Sociological Review, v.28, no.2, (1963), p.179-188 SIEC No: 19820273

This paper looks at the employed & unemployed who had completed suicide. 52 suicides were working full time (50%). The others showed unemployed 22%, part-time employment 11%, sick or disabled 8%, retired before 60 years 5%, on vacation or within a day of returning to work 3%, and able to work & waiting for a call 2%.