When looking at the sex ratio of European countries, there are two general facts that have to be taken into account: First, more boys than girls are being born; around 105 boys to 100 girls and secondly, women usually reach an older age than men.
Everywhere in Europe, another trend can be detected; that of a female surplus in urban regions.
This tendency is clearly visible on the map below, where ESPON (European Observation Network, Territorial Development and Cohesion) has looked at the sex ratio for people between the ages of 25 to 29.
This caused men to turn to alcohol, car accidents to happen more frequently and most drastically; 80% of suicides are undertaken by men (these numbers are from Latvia).
Psychoanalyst Ansis Stabingis lists two reasons why women have been more adaptive to this capitalist shift; they have higher tendencies to seek professional mental help and since many of them are single mothers, their children might help them to keep going.
Or, and the second tendency is less optimistic, it might lead to an increased risk of harassment from men.