Professions with highest risk of suicide :

Men : construction – Men and women : care workers (UK)

Suicides are less common among women than men, the ONS (Office for National Statistics) concluded. For women, occupations with a high risk of suicide included nurses (23% above the national average), primary school teachers (42% above average), and those working in culture, media and sport (69% above average)..

For men, low-skilled labourers in construction had a risk that was three times higher than the average for England. Men working in skilled construction jobs also had an increased risk. Both male and female care workers have a risk of suicide that was almost twice the national average, said ONS..