Ruth Gilbert looks at changes affecting the latest ONS figures which show suicide increasing but lower death rates so far in 2019
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) have given followers of mortality rates two interesting reports this month. One had seemingly very bad news about higher numbers of suicides in 2018 for the UK. This was followed three days later by one with seemingly very good news about lower rates of deaths in England per 100,000 population so far in 2019 than we've seen in recent years. Both of these obviously have potential to inform life insurers about changes they could anticipate about their...
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