Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Ceisteanna (604)

Gerry Adams

Ceist:

604. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Health the up-to-date Department statistics on suicide and self-harm since 2010 in tabular form by constituency and county. [19844/15]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

National mortality data, including that relating to suicide, is published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on a quarterly and annual basis. The most recent CSO data available is for 2013; however this data is provisional and is subject to change, when the data by year of occurrence is published. Details of the number of deaths by suicide, for the period 2010 to 2013 is set out in the following table.

Deaths by Suicide and Intentional Self-harm from 2010-2013 by Area of Residence

Province

County

2010

2011

2012

*2013

Leinster

Carlow

7

7

5

11

Dublin City

51

57

61

48

South Dublin

18

37

15

16

Fingal

19

10

17

17

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown

18

10

16

13

Kildare

18

27

24

23

Kilkenny

8

14

12

13

Laois

18

13

10

10

Longford

4

2

3

5

Louth

17

14

21

17

Meath

10

14

18

11

Offaly

15

10

12

8

Westmeath

13

12

9

11

Wexford

16

29

33

23

Wicklow

15

17

10

5

Munster

Clare

8

13

15

14

Cork City

22

16

27

14

Cork County

44

62

37

42

Kerry

24

26

32

28

Limerick City

8

13

15

8

Limerick County

19

18

19

12

North Tipperary

6

10

5

6

South Tipperary

13

12

13

12

Waterford City

4

7

4

1

Waterford County

9

7

7

8

Connacht

Galway City

5

13

3

6

Galway County

22

24

25

22

Leitrim

6

6

3

0

Mayo

18

17

25

16

Roscommon

10

5

7

12

Sligo

9

7

7

4

Ulster (part of)

Cavan

7

8

7

15

Donegal

6

13

12

15

Monaghan

8

4

12

9

Total

495

554

541

475

Statistics on the number of people presenting to hospital emergency departments as a result of an episode of deliberate self harm are published on an annual basis by the National Registry of Deliberate Self-Harm. Information by HSE Hospitals Group, for the years 2010 to 2013, is set out in the following table.

Treated Episodes of Deliberate Self Harm by Hospital HSE Region

Dublin./Mid-Leinster

Dublin North East

South

West

Total

Dublin

Midlands

Dublin South

Dublin North East

North Eastern

South Eastern

Southern

Mid -Western

West North Western

2010

1630

1642

1868

932

1325

1632

1169

1768

11966

2011

1642

1752

2131

936

1273

1825

1015

1642

12216

2012

1814

1623

2050

941

1298

1719

1003

1562

12010

2013

1716

1631

1960

749

1156

1492

894

1463

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