Table 1

Age-specific suicide rates per 100 000 person-years for 1993–1998 and 1999–2003

1993–1998 1999–2003
Age range, years England & Wales South Asian England & Wales South Asian
Male
    15–24 15.84 14.19 12.45 6.77
    25–34 25.98 16.03 23.25 15.99
    35–44 20.74 16.61 21 14.89
    45–54 20.24 10.63 18.97 13.69
    55–64 14.96 13.37 14.89 12.02
    65–74 13.57 10.13 12.41 8.16
    over 75 20.09 23.28 17.32 12.85
Female
    15–24 3.45 5.89 3.37 2.67
    25–34 5.65 7.89 5.36 5.34
    35–44 6.21 7.4 6.11 3.95
    45–54 6.86 5.65 6.47 4.56
    55–64 5.98 4.17 5.8 4.85
    65–74 6.67 8.87 5.29 12.51
    over 75 7.88 8.81 6.5 10.89