Year: 2002 Source: Suicidologi, v.7, no.2, (2002), p.6-8 SIEC No: 20050515

Global suicide rates & trends are presented, highlighting particularities of different countries in different regions of the world. The global data are examined with regards to sex, age, & cultural factors (i.e. the prevailing religion), in each country. With regards to suicide prevention, the necessity of a local system of monitoring suicide trends is stressed. (3 refs)