1300 People Committed Suicide in Sindh in last 5 Years

1300 People Committed Suicide in Sindh in last 5 Years

Suicide statistics in Sindh province alarm bells, over 1300 people have committed suicide in the last five years. Suicide cases have increased alarmingly in Umar Kot, Thar, and Mirpur Khas, only 646 incidents were reported in Umar Kot, Mirpur Khas and Thar Parker, with the highest number of suicides being youth and women. In the last year, 160 people lost their lives in these three districts.

According to a World Health Organization report, around one million people commit suicide annually around the world, meaning that every 40 seconds, one person loses his life. Speaking of Sindh, Mirpurkhas is the division where the highest number of suicides occurred in the last five years and 646 people died with their own hands.

Of this, 356 were women and 290 were men. The Hyderabad Division is the second-highest figure in the suicide statistics graph, with a total of 299 suicides, of which 183 were males and 116 were females.

In Shaheed Benazirabad division, 181 people committed suicide, of which 106 were men and 75 were women. In the past five years, 107 people have committed suicide in Karachi, including 82 men and 25 women.

In Larkana Division, 48 people committed suicide, 36 were male and 12 women, while the Sukkur division had the lowest suicide rate where 4 men and 2 women committed suicide, 702 out of suicides ranged in age from 21 to 40. Were between years.

The most alarming increase in the trend of suicide was seen in 2018, according to a survey of 81 percent of suicides belong to the backward class, 18% to the middle class, and only one percent to the wealthy.

According to an authoritative survey, the biggest causes of suicide include poverty, unemployment, and ignorance, economic conditions, lack of basic facilities for life, debt and interest, forced marriage, violence, abstinence, and drug abuse. Is. According to the report, after the accidents, suicidal relatives are mostly avoided by legal proceedings.

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