26 suicides since May of last year


Home Affairs Minister Michael Farrugia, said that during the first year of this legislature, the
police recorded 26 suicide cases.

The average annual number of suicides over the past 20 years was 23.5, with amounts
varying from one year to another.

The Minister was responding to a Parliamentary Question by Nationalist MP Mario Galea.

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