Suicide no job and no income; Delhi and Mumbai lead in youth suicides in India

New Delhi: Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru etc. are cities where young people in India come to in search of better jobs and living conditions. But the National Crime Records Bureau figures indicate that life for urban youth is not what it seems from the outside.

Statistics show that many young people have ended their lives in these places due to the stress of city life and unemployment.

According to NCRB data, last year 1,012 youth committed suicide due to unemployment. Interestingly, 40 percent of these were reported in Delhi and Mumbai.

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Due to unemployment, career and relationship problems, most suicides occur in metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

283 people committed suicide in Delhi last year due to unemployment. 156 people committed suicide in Mumbai. The figures show that 111 people committed suicide in Chennai and 96 people in Bengaluru. These are official figures only.

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Another sad fact is that most of those who commit suicide are between the ages of 18 and 30. In 2021, 74 people died in Bengaluru and 79 people in Pune due to job uncertainty.

According to NCRB data, more than 1,00,000 people commit suicide every year in India.

(Suicide is not the solution to anything.. Try to survive. Seek help from mental health experts.. Toll free helpline number: 1056, Other helpline numbers: Prakesh (Kochi)-048-42448830, Maitri (Kochi)- 0484-2540530, Ashra (Mumbai)- 022-27546669, Sneha (Chennai) -044-24640050, Sumaitri -(Delhi)- 011-23389090, Kooj (Goa)- 0832- 2252525, Roshni (Hyderabad) -040-66202000)

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