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Suicide Statistics

In Canada, approximately 6000 suicides take place annually, slightly below deaths due to cancers of the colon and breast. Suicide is the seventh-most common cause of death among Canadian males and tenth-highest among both sexes combined.

There are many resources online to give you current statistical data around Mental Health and Suicide in Canada and Ontario. The purpose of statistics is to allow you to see trends and compare data for meaningful trends and changes. Statistical data helps reach conclusions regarding its meaning.

We have included links to research and compare date around suicide and mental health.

www.statcan.gc.ca and www.suicideprevention.ca