Source: Ottawa: Indian and Northern Affairs, nd. p.18-19 SIEC No: 19850929

The number of Indian deaths due to suicide per 100,000 population is almost 3 times the national rate. Suicides account for 35 percent of accidental deaths in the 15-24 age group and 21 percent in the 25-34 age group. Graphs include national and Indian rates by age group for 1977.