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Table 1 Crude suicide rates and socioeconomic factors at each time point

From: Regional variation in suicide rates in Sri Lanka between 1955 and 2011: a spatial and temporal analysis

  Crude suicide rate per 100,000   Socioeconomic Factors
Years Overall Male Female Census years Population densitya Migrationb Unemploymentc % Tamil
1955 6.9 9.1 4.5 1953 320 - - 23.0
1972 21.0 30.1 11.1 1971 509 15.0 18.7 20.5
1980 29.0 37.7 19.7 1981 609 10.7 17.9 18.2
2011 18.5 30.0 7.9 2011 790 19.4 2.6 15.3
  1. aPopulation/square mile, b% in-migrants, c% aged 10 (1971 & 1981) or 15 (2011) and over and available to work