The link between debt and suicide during the pandemic

PLEASE NOTE: This research contains information on the subject of suicide that some people may find distressing.

There are normally a wide range of factors which contribute to someone becoming suicidal. But our research shows the link between debt problems and suicide.

我们的新研究表明,去年拖欠账单的英国有心理健康问题的成年人中,有44%的人在疫情期间考虑过或试图结束自己的生命。如下图所示,人们自杀的风险随着债务水平的增加而增加。58% of those with debts over £30k saying they considered or attempted suicide during the pandemic