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In the Know: Suicide cases in the Philippines

2,053

Cases of suicide in the Philippines in 2013

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20-24

Age bracket with the highest number of suicide cases in 2013

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342

Individuals aged 20-24 who committed suicide. Of this number, 279 were males and 63 were females

Over 800,000

Estimated number of people worldwide who die by suicide every year

12

Mentally ill patients confined at the psychiatric ward of the

Philippine General Hospital, as of October 2015

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Over 1,000

Estimated number of members of Anxiety and Depression Support Philippines, an online support group for people with mental illness. —COMPILED BY KATHLEEN DE VILLA, INQUIRER

Sources: DOH 2013 Philippine Health Statistics, WHO, Inquirer archives, senate.gov.ph, congress.gov.ph

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