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Violent deaths in the Republic of North Macedonia, 2018


According to the State Statistical Office data, in the Republic of North Macedonia there were 477 violent deaths, which is an increase of 13.3%, compared with the previous year. Violent deaths accounted for 2.4% in the total number of deaths. The structure of violent deaths by sex in 2018, like previous years, shows higher male participation with 76.3%.

In the total number of violent deaths the accidents have the highest participation with 70.4%, suicides with 24.3% and homicides
 with 5.2%.

In the category accidents, on the first place was the group other external causes of accidental injury with a share of 36.1%.

In the category suicides, the group hanging, strangulation and suffocation ranked first with 13.4%.

While in the category homicides, the group ?ssault by handgun discharge presented 1.9% of total number of violent deaths.

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