Facts & Figures
Here is a brief summary of relevant facts and figures for Ireland. The most reliable and comprehensive information we have is from 2015 and gathered from a variety of sources. All sources are available from Headline.ie/Research. If you require more specific information please contact the relevant experts in the area.
One in every 139 girls of 15-19 years of age, and one in every 181 men of 20-24 years of age presented to hospital in 2015 as a consequence of self-harm.
There were notable increases in the male rate of self-harm in Leitrim, Cork County, Sligo and South Dublin. Increases in the female rate of self-harm were observed in Leitrim, South Dublin, Kilkenny and Longford.