Suicide in France
According to WHO's 2012 suicide report, France ranked #47 of 170 countries listed. France had an overall suicide rate of 12.3 per 100,000 people in 2012,—higher than in Germany or United Kingdom. The 2012 suicide rate for French men was 19.3 per 100,000—three times the rate for women, at 6 per 100,000 according to WHO's 2012 suicide report.
A map showing the prevalence of suicide in France, 1872-1876.
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- In France, suicide can be a form of protest
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