Malaysia averaged two suicides daily since 2019, say police


A total of 609 deaths by suicide were recorded in 2019, 631 in 2020, and 468 from January to May this year, says Bukit Aman. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, July 1, 2021.

MALAYSIA has recorded 1,708 suicides cases since 2019 to date, with an average of two deaths daily, said Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department director Abd Jalil Hassan.

A total of 609 deaths by suicide were recorded in 2019, 631 in 2020, and 468 from January to May this year.


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