Table 1:

Numbers of suicides among Canadian children and adolescents (aged 10–19 years) for the period 1980–2008, by method and sex

YearMethod of suicide, no.
AllFirearmPoisoningSuffocation
MaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
1980249501291139216410
1981275521532019168512
19822703912883717805
1983270421511027128316
19842443610672717956
198519840931329116112
198621847981533127514
1987226481051127168117
198823534103623119413
19892373510563098516
199020549100821197218
199123645107716159618
1992224591001117159329
199321962951317109634
199424259895181111537
19952396866819712141
199622150588181012031
1997255687171814754
199822279607221112056
1999230556161313942
2000202694272012553
20011706428131210946
200217971471310255
2003180632859712947
200417860299713144
200516591298511479
20061255824858048
20071496929859259
20081567722101011661
  • Note: Dash indicates data suppressed due to cell count of 0 or less than 5.