12 Interesting Suicide Facts

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12 Interesting Suicide Facts

  1. In every 40 seconds, someone commits suicide.

  2. It is estimated that 25-30% suicide are accompanied by a note.

  3. Many animals have been found to commit suicide including dog, bulls, cows and sheep.

  4. Most people who commit suicide, do it on Wednesday.

  5. Men are 300-400 percent more likely to attempt suicide and succeed than women.

  6. One religion, Jainism accepts human right to commit suicide through fasting to death called “Santhara” and in Hinduism this practice is known as “Prayopavesa”.

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  7. In Japan family of the deceased will be charged for disruption fee if you committee suicide by jumping in front of the train.

  8. Rudolf Diesel, who invented the Diesel Engine committed suicide in 1913, because didn’t think his invention will work.

  9. There is an episode of “Tom And Jerry” that ends with the both of them committing suicide.

  10. Drinking 2-4 cups of coffee daily has been found to drop risk of suicide by 50 % compared to non-coffee drinkers.

  11. Hanging is the most used method for suicides worldwide.

  12. 10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day.