More than 1.35 lakh people committed suicide in the country last year. We list out the major reasons for suicides in India:
Family Problems account for 24.3 per cent of the total suicides in India.
About 19.6 per cent of the Indian population commits suicide due to illness.
Poverty is to be blamed in 1.7 per cent of the cases.
Love affairs is the reason for 3.4 per cent of the suicides.
Drug abuse/addiction is the reason why 2.7 per cent of the Indians end their lives.
Dowry disputes constitute about 2.4 per cent of the suicides.
Bankruptcy drives about 2.2 per cent of the Indians to call it quits.
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