Suicide Surveillance and Early Warning System

News Media Reported Suicide Cases in Hong Kong

The total media reported cases under specific criteria and respective percentage change compared to the same period last year will be shown (see dash panel on the right). The dash panel allows visualisation of the statistics of reported cases by news media only. As not all suicide cases are reported, the actual number could be higher than the figures shown.

* For the nowcasting of actual cases and Suicide Risk Index in Hong Kong, please visit Recent Risks page.

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Number of media reported cases in the past 14 days


The number of suicide news reports by ‘Age and Gender’, ‘Reported Reason”, and ‘Method’.

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