Lots of jobs can be frustrating, but how many will actually drive you to suicide?Data on occupational suicide is hard to find, perhaps because the subject is controversial, but we talked to the premier suicide statistician, Wayne State’s Steven Stack.
Combining several papers by Stack, we came up with a list of the most suicidal jobs.
This list is not weighted for demographic factors. If it were, the list might look different. For instance, men are four times more likely to commit suicide than women, according to Stack, and white Americans are twice as likely to commit suicide as blacks.
12) Skilled manual laborers and machinists are 1.63 times more likely to commit suicide than average
NOW WATCH: Briefing videos
Business Insider Emails & Alerts
Site highlights each day to your inbox.