News Desk : dhakamirror.com
A survey by the Achol Foundation found that 585 students from schools, colleges, universities, and madrasas died by suicide in 2016.
Among them, 340 were in school, 106 were in college, 85 were in university, and 54 were in a madrasa.
The foundation revealed the information through a press release sent to the media yesterday.
Among the eight divisions, Dhaka has the highest percentage of school and college students dying by suicide at 23.77, followed by Chattogram division at 17.27 percent.
Last year 60.15 percent of the total suicide-related deaths were reported to be women.
According to the data obtained in the survey, students between the ages of 13 and 19 are the most likely to die by suicide.