Suicide rate twice as high in Wallonia as in EuropeThursday, 19 January 2017 14:27
The publication indicates that the Walloon suicide rate is 20.48 per year for every 100,000 inhabitants, whilst the European figure is 11.8.
In 2014, according to the latest available figures, 1,896 Belgians committed suicide, 721 being in Wallonia and 121 in Brussels. Across the entire country, this averages out at nearly 6 suicides per day.
The Brussels Times
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