There are at least 140,000 attempted suicides each year in England and Wales.

Suicide is a leading cause of death, particularly in young people, both in England and worldwide. It is estimated that around 1 million people will die by suicide worldwide each year. During 2008, there were 4,282 suicides in England.

Attempted suicides are much more common than actual suicides. There are at least 140,000 attempted suicides each year in England and Wales.

source nhs trust

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