Year: 2002 Source: Surry Hills NSW: NSW Commission for Children and Young People, (2002). 4p. SIEC No: 20040950

This document presents key findings regarding the deaths of all children & young people from birth to 17 years from January 1996 to December 2002 in New South Wales. The suicide rate amongst this population was highest in 1997, with 6.5 per 100,000 people aged 12 to 17 years. Since 1996, there have been no recorded suicides of children under 12 years.