More than 16,000 people have committed suicide due to bankruptcy in 3 years: government

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More than 16,000 people committed suicide due to bankruptcy or debt while 9,140 people ended their lives due to unemployment between 2018 and 2020, Rajya Sabha informed on Wednesday.

Union State Minister for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said 5,213 people committed suicide due to bankruptcy or debt in 2020, 5,908 in 2019 and 4,970 in 2018.

A total of 3,548 people committed suicide due to unemployment in 2020, 2,851 in 2019 and 2,741 in 2018, he said in response to a written question.

(Only the title and image of this report may have been edited by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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