In China Someone Tries To Kill Themselves Every Two Minutes

September 12, 2011 2:42 am

We have spotted multiple stats on China before. We spotted this today:

” Yesterday, China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced that China’s official suicide rate is among the highest in the world. It’s so high, that someone tries to kill themselves every two minutes. Roughly 287,000 people commit suicide each year, out of a population of 1.3 billion. ”

Statistics Source: Freakanomics Blog

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