Figure 9: Median registration delay for suicides, deaths registered between 2001 and 2016
Source: Office for National Statistics, National Records of Scotland
- A common definition of suicides is used across Great Britain. See the "Things you need to know" section for more information.
- The registration delay is calculated as the difference between the date each death occurred and the date it was registered, measured in days.
- The median is defined as is the middle value if the delays were sorted by size.
- Deaths of non-residents are excluded in figures for England and Wales.
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