438 people in 2020 died a violent death, mostly in accidents


The death toll from violent deaths in 2020 has decreased by 3.5 percent compared to the previous year and is 438 deaths. Casualties in violent deaths in the total mortality in the country participate with 1.7 percent, and in the structure by gender, as in previous years, men have a larger share, 72.8 percent, according to data from the State Statistical Office.

Accidents with 70.5 percent, suicides with 24 percent and homicides with 5.5 percent have the largest share in the total number of cases of violent death.

In the category of accidents in the first place are the deaths from “other external causes” for accidental injury, with a share of 43.2 percent of the total number of cases of violent death.


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