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The main known causes of voluntary death in the Republic of Kazakhstan are poverty and loneliness

According to the results of January-July of this year, at least according to official statistics, 2.2 thousand people committed suicide in the Republic of Kazakhstan, which was 6.1% less than in the same period last year, RANKING.KZ reports.
The main known causes of voluntary death in the Republic of Kazakhstan are poverty and loneliness

Most of them took this step while sober: 78.3% or 1.7 thousand people (4.2% less than a year earlier). 409 people committed suicide in a state of alcoholic intoxication, 5 people - in a state of drug intoxication, 1 person - in a state of substance abuse, another 57 people - in a different morbid state of mind.

The number of suicides among men decreased by 4.8% to 1.7 thousand, women - by 12.3% to 458. The number of suicides among minors also dropped by 31.3% to 79, 63 of them lived in two-parent families, 15 in incomplete families, 1 minor belonged to the category of children left without parental care.

The largest number of suicides in terms of regions occurred in the Almaty region: 222 cases in seven months of this year, 15.6% less than a year earlier. Next come East Kazakhstan (211 cases, minus 16.6%) and Turkestan (195 cases, minus 7.1%) regions.

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