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An Investigation into World-Wide Causes of Suicide Suicide self killing is the act of ending ones own life As a matter of fact this act is considered a very complex work particularly with regard to the reasons However there are a many different reasons which can lead people to commit suicide Nowadays suicide has become an important subject all over the world That not only because it is a dangerous phenomenon which has an unfavourable effect on any society but also because of the dramatic increase in the number of people who died as a result of suicide According to world Health Organization statistics March 2002 suicide rates have increased by 60 worldwide between 1950 and 2000 and every year over 1000000 people around the world take their own lives by committing suicide In addition according to a new report June 2002 from University of Oslo suicide is likely to rise by 15 by 2020 In fact it is very simple nowadays to hear about people committing suicide around the word So this study aims to focus on the suicide reason Data about suicide is inexact for different reasons Nonetheless I believe that there are two main reasons for that First many countries around the world do not want to appear the social phenomenon which leads to suicide Second in many cases the police tend to classify suicide as an accident to reduce the family sad However I have collected some statistics about suicide from World Health Organization and different countries websites Table 1 SUICIDE RATESPER 100000NUMBER OF SUICIDE YEAR COUNTRY 387553302002RUSSIAN 241305212000JAPAN 2252500001999CHAINH 175102681999FRANCE 134111562001GERMANY 13411962001SWEDEN 12724562001AUSTRALIA 1174992001NEW ZEALAND 11736052000CANADA 104293192001USA 797681990ZIMBABWE 7544481999UK 578011994CHILE 4165841995BRAZIL 15342001KUWAIT 053002001EGYPT World Health Organization 2002 The table shows the rates of suicide per 100000 in some different countries First of all there some points we should recognize before the discussion of suicide causes First from the table we remark that the
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