Spike in number of Brits dying in Thailand: Foreign & Commonwealth Office data

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The number of British citizens who died in Thailand last year jumped by more than 27% from the previous year and more than 29% ahead of the average of the two previous years, Foreign & Commonwealth Office data shows, with the most dramatic rise occurring among those 50 years of age and over.  In this age group, the jump was almost 35% from to 2015’s number of deaths, which stood at 281, and almost 44% from 2014’s total, of 263. In all, the FCO said, there were some 452 British nationals whose deaths in 2016 it had “been made aware of”. The FCO didn’t comment on the increase, nor su...

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