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Violent deaths in the Republic of North Macedonia, 2019

17.06.2020


According to the State Statistical Office data, there were 454 violent deaths in the Republic of North Macedonia, which is a decrease of 4.8%, compared to the previous year. Violent deaths account for 2.2% of the total number of deaths. The structure of violent deaths by sex in 2019, as in the previous years, shows higher male participation with 75.1%.

In the total number of violent deaths the “accidents” have the highest participation with 71.4%, suicides with 23.3% and homicides with 5.3%.

In the category “accidents”, the group ''other external causes of accidental injury'' was predominant with 40.5%.

In the category “suicides”, the group “hanging, strangulation and suffocation” was most frequent with 13.2%.

The dominant cause of deaths in the category “homicides” was “assault by other and unspecified firearm discharge” making up 1.9% of the total number of violent deaths.







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