The Republic of Korea has the highest suicide rate of older persons among OECD countries

The Republic of Korea has the highest suicide rate of older persons among the countries surveyed by OECD in 2011, followed by China, Hong Kong, and Japan.

 

 

 

(Source: http://www.keepeek.com/Digital-Asset-Management/oecd/economics/oecd-economic-surveys-korea-2014/the-suicide-rate-of-the-elderly-in-korea-is-the-highest-in-the-oecd-area_eco_surveys-kor-2014-graph21-en#page1, accessed on 18 August 2014)

 

 

(Source:

OECD Economic Surveys Korea (June 2010), p.20, http://www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/Overview_Korea_2014.pdf , accessed on 18 August 2014)