Teenage Prisoners Are Twice As Likely to Commit Suicide

October 19th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter, Statista.com
by Niall McCarthy

Suicide rates among teenagers in adult state and federal prisons are shockingly high, according to data released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Follow up:

There are an average of 32 suicides per 100,000 prisoners amongst inmates aged 17 years and younger. This over twice the rate of suicide for those aged 25-34. Read more in one on Forbes.

Annual average mortality rate per 100,000 prisoners in the U.S.

Infographic: Teenage Prisoners Are Twice As Likely to Commit Suicide | Statista
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