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South Korea: Number One Suicide Country

Categories: East Asia, South Korea, Health, Humanitarian Response, Youth

Suicide is South Korea's chronic disease- celebrities, businessmen and even the former President is believed to have committed suicide. A study by Korea Statistics shows that the suicide rate has increased by almost 20 percent, placing Korea as the top suicide country between the age 20 to 30, Korea's YTN[kr] reported. [1]