Table 3.17 :   ACCIDENTAL  DEATHS BY CAUSE AND SEX , 2006-2007
  2006 2007
Causes Total Local Foreign Total Local Foreign
All causes 104 49 55 114 44 70
 Male 88 40 48 104 39 65
 Female 15 8 7 10 5 5
Sex not stated 1 1 0 0 0 0
Murder 0 0 0 2 1 1
 Male 0 0 0 2 1 1
 Female 0 0 0 0 0 0
Suicide 10 6 4 20 12 8
 Male 9 6 3 19 11 8
 Female 1 0 1 1 1 0
Infanticide 3 3 0 1 0 0
 Male 2 2 0 0 0 0
 Female 1 1 0 0 0 0
Illegal abortions 1 1 0 4 4 0
Fall 2 1 1 5 2 3
 Male 1 0 1 4 2 2
 Female 1 1 0 1 0 1
Diving accidents 12 2 10 6 2 4
 Male 10 2 8 5 2 3
 Female 2 0 2 1 0 1
Other causes 1_/ 76 36 40 81 27 54
 Male 65 29 36 74 23 51
 Female 11 7 4 7 4 3
1_/ Drowning is included in other causes
Source: Maldives Police Service