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1326 Indians die due to accidents, suicide every day, NCRB-2009 data

The data is part of National Crime Records Bureau`s annual report of deaths and suicides across the country 2009 data.


  • Overall, India reported 418 accidental deaths a day in 2009.
  • Road accidents killed 348 people a day; as many killed themselves daily for reasons ranging from illness to failure in love. The suicide count rose 1.7% compared to 2008 while accidental deaths, including those in road mishaps, increased by 7.3% over the last year. Around 1.27 lakh people committed suicide and 3.57 lakh died accidental deaths.
  • However, in terms of rate of rise in accidental deaths, the sharpest climb was in Pune. Road accidents accounted for 37.9% of accidental deaths, followed by poisoning (8%), railway accidents (7.8%), drowning (7.7%) and fire accidents (7%).


  •   Five states accounted for nearly two-thirds of all farm suicides in the country: Maharashtra (2,872), Andhra Pradesh (2,414), Karnataka (2,282), Chhattisgarh (1,802) and Madhya Pradesh (1,395). A total of 17,368 farmer suicides were reported in 2009. The figures almost doubled for Tamil Nadu, which reported 1,060 farmers` suicides in 2009, compared to 512 a year ago.
  •  Nationwide, 17,368 farmers killed themselves in 2009, 7% more than the count in 2008.
  • While poverty remained among the most common reasons for committing suicide, poorer states such as Bihar, Orissa and Jharkhand reported far fewer suicides than others. Bihar, for instance, reported 112 suicides while West Bengal reported most cases, 14,648. Orissa and Jharkhand reported 154 and 164 cases respectively. Bengal, along with four other states — Andhra Pradesh (14,500), Tamil Nadu (14,424), Maharashtra (14,300) and Karnataka (12,195) — accounted for more than 55% of the countrywide count.Delhi fared better, with 1,477 cases being reported in 2009. Uttar Pradesh reported a comparatively lower number of suicides, accounting for only 3.3% of the total cases.
  • "A total of 223 males commit suicides per day in the country while the number for women is 125 out of which 69 are housewives," the records said. "Seventy-three people commit suicide on a single day due to illness while 10 are driven to suicide due to love affairs." Illness drove 21% of suicide victims while family problems was the reason cited in 21% of the cases.
  • Around 68.7% of the 1.27 lakh people who committed suicide across the country were in their prime -- 15-44 years.
  • "It is observed that social and economic causes have led most of the males to commit suicide whereas emotional and personal causes have mainly driven women to end their lives," the report said, adding the number of suicides due to unemployment and professional or career problems showed an increase of 18.8% and 15.1% respectively in 2009, when recession was just wearing off.
  • Among cities, Bangalore (2,167), Chennai (1,412), Delhi (1,215) and Mumbai (1,051) together reported almost 43.3% of the total suicides in 35 big cities in the country.



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