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CountriesDateFemale suicidesMale suicidesSuicidesFemale suicide rateMale suicide rateSuicide rateCh.
United States [+]201710,38136,72647,1076.3022.9014.504.32%
United Kingdom [+]20171,0863,7184,8043.2611.447.292.97%
Germany [+]20182,2997,1809,4795.4317.3111.29-6.23%
France [+]20162,0236,5888,6115.8720.4212.91-6.04%
Japan [+]20176,13214,33320,4659.4023.2016.20-2.41%
Spain [+]20189202,6193,5393.8411.387.54-3.58%
Italy [+]20178633,0773,9402.7310.216.371.59%
Portugal [+]20172747871,0615.0115.9310.187.61%
Greece [+]20171034205231.787.894.756.50%
Ireland [+]2017733103833.0613.188.07-11.80%
United Arab Emirates [+]2015192422610.703.712.82-2.08%
Afghanistan [+]20154011,3951,7962.407.895.322.11%
Antigua and Barbuda [+]2015000000-100.00%
Albania [+]20103561962.414.193.30-29.79%
Armenia [+]2015381241622.428.655.39-0.19%
Angola [+]20151,4613,6635,12410.3726.5619.210.21%
Argentina [+]20151,0965,0696,1664.9624.1214.291.13%
Austria [+]20192539071,1605.9122.0813.86-1.56%
Australia [+]20177782,3463,1246.3019.2012.705.83%
Azerbaijan [+]2015602593191.235.363.28-0.30%
Bosnia and Herzegovina [+]2015521762282.9910.446.488.91%
Barbados [+]20150110.270.580.42-4.55%
Bangladesh [+]20155,1763,7038,8796.724.675.68-2.24%
Belgium [+]20174901,2351,7258.5622.2415.29-9.74%
Burkina Faso [+]20155761,0941,6716.3412.149.23-0.43%
Bulgaria [+]20181474946414.0814.559.16-7.19%
Bahrain [+]20151377902.409.146.57-2.23%
Burundi [+]20152236768994.3413.458.85-1.99%
Benin [+]20152987191,0175.6213.639.610.42%
Brunei [+]20152450.961.641.3210.00%
Bolivia [+]20157031,3072,01013.0123.9318.49-1.23%
Brazil [+]20172,6649,82612,4902.509.706.007.14%
Bahamas [+]20151670.443.321.89-4.55%
Bhutan [+]20153457919.8114.8811.67-0.51%
Botswana [+]2015521682204.7516.439.96-1.78%
Belarus [+]20153531,8092,1626.9540.9222.763.97%
Belize [+]2015422262.2912.347.31-0.27%
Canada [+]20171,0423,1104,1525.7017.1011.403.64%
Democratic Republic of the Congo [+]20152,3005,2777,5776.0213.889.941.02%
Central African Republic [+]20152056468519.0329.0318.94-0.99%
Republic of the Congo [+]20151123314434.6013.6610.70-2.37%
Switzerland [+]20172808001,0806.3818.6212.451.63%
Ivory Coast [+]20151,0893,0154,1049.4825.6717.310.76%
Chile [+]20173091,5701,8793.3017.3010.200
Cameroon [+]20156472,1392,7875.5518.3811.96-1.08%
China [+]201576,84461,779138,62211.528.7710.080.40%
Colombia [+]20175062,2032,7092.009.105.507.84%
Costa Rica [+]2017552262812.209.105.70-17.39%
Cuba [+]20153251,2751,6005.7022.6614.135.21%
Cape Verde [+]20151530445.6011.288.32-4.04%
Cyprus [+]2018835431.798.184.9120.05%
Czech Republic [+]20192459741,2194.6821.4912.96-2.04%
Djibouti [+]20152453765.4910.907.90-1.37%
Denmark [+]20171654245895.7114.8210.253.22%
Dominican Republic [+]20151345867202.6111.397.222.56%
Algeria [+]20152369891,2251.204.933.07-0.97%
Ecuador [+]20153049031,2073.7511.137.42-9.62%
Estonia [+]2018461481946.6024.1014.80-14.99%
Egypt [+]20156521,7162,3681.433.672.66-0.75%
Eritrea [+]2015792733523.0810.717.267.56%
Ethiopia [+]20151,8696,4798,3483.7112.859.303.68%
Finland [+]20181906178076.8022.6614.63-1.94%
Fiji [+]20151858764.2213.168.76-1.35%
Federated States of Micronesia [+]201548126.6214.7911.501.95%
Gabon [+]2015521371895.4313.789.69-6.01%
Grenada [+]20151010.9500.48-20.00%
Georgia [+]2015482192672.4712.317.181.13%
Ghana [+]20154031,4921,8962.9310.586.810.59%
The Gambia [+]201542821243.967.955.94-1.33%
Guinea [+]20153116579685.2212.008.477.90%
Equatorial Guinea [+]2015471441918.9022.3116.23-1.81%
Guatemala [+]20151322694011.603.362.47-14.83%
Guinea-Bissau [+]201534811163.869.617.10-3.66%
Guyana [+]20155916322215.3942.5728.990.49%
Honduras [+]20151001862872.194.103.20-3.03%
Croatia [+]20181645186827.8026.2616.739.13%
Haiti [+]20153308701,2006.0916.4811.220.18%
Hungary [+]20183801,2761,6567.4627.2916.951.80%
Indonesia [+]20151,9735,3827,3551.544.142.88-1.03%
Israel [+]2017973054022.207.104.600
India [+]201590,046116,232206,27814.3217.0615.74-1.81%
Iraq [+]20154876221,1092.773.463.124.00%
Iran [+]20151,1141,7222,8362.874.333.57-0.83%
Iceland [+]2018529342.9016.109.60-4.48%
Jamaica [+]2015436400.302.491.430.70%
Jordan [+]2015741702441.633.612.66-2.21%
Kenya [+]20156272,3773,0042.609.996.28-0.79%
Kyrgyzstan [+]2015963434393.1911.637.44-11.43%
Cambodia [+]20156451,2121,8578.1116.0111.96-2.61%
Kiribati [+]2015412166.3122.8914.58-1.49%
Comoros [+]20152038595.309.727.46-1.19%
North Korea [+]20151,9732,0083,98115.3316.3115.81-2.95%
South Korea [+]20173,5418,92212,46313.8034.6024.20-5.10%
Kuwait [+]2015351191542.215.273.681.10%
Kazakhstan [+]20158723,9834,8559.6446.8927.47-4.88%
Laos [+]20153165218379.4015.4112.41-0.24%
Lebanon [+]2015621201821.923.652.790.36%
Saint Lucia [+]2015211131.6812.577.25-7.17%
Liechtenstein [+]201804421.0421.0210.42-34.34%
Sri Lanka [+]20151,4615,8587,31913.4557.9634.910.43%
Liberia [+]2015632212842.849.846.873.15%
Lesotho [+]2015651562216.2115.4311.09-1.68%
Lithuania [+]20181415436849.3041.9024.40-7.72%
Luxembourg [+]20181734515.4413.159.318.63%
Latvia [+]2017702833536.7331.8218.26-2.51%
Libya [+]2015822663472.588.185.41-10.87%
Morocco [+]20155771,0671,6443.306.224.820.21%
Moldova [+]2015975046016.6036.9816.91-8.99%
Montenegro [+]20152346697.1915.0311.070.18%
Madagascar [+]20152968301,1262.436.874.65-3.93%
North Macedonia [+]201035871223.408.405.90-27.16%
Mali [+]20153326791,0113.807.795.96-2.13%
Burma - Myanmar [+]20158931,4292,3233.275.634.483.70%
Mongolia [+]20151367008369.0047.2327.90-0.71%
Mauritania [+]2015711692403.518.335.92-7.36%
Malta [+]2017521262.198.635.433.04%
Mauritius [+]201524951193.7715.169.41-6.83%
Maldives [+]20151219316.477.186.89-25.51%
Malawi [+]20152187289472.578.835.231.55%
Mexico [+]20171,2135,2796,4921.908.705.201.96%
Malaysia [+]20154351,3171,7522.968.455.622.37%
Mozambique [+]20156541,6872,3414.6912.888.37-0.71%
Namibia [+]2015481411883.9812.548.24-1.67%
Niger [+]20152705528222.715.504.11-1.67%
Nigeria [+]20155,47712,61818,0956.1313.769.99-0.89%
Nicaragua [+]20151344435774.2514.449.21-1.92%
Netherlands [+]20186641,2511,9157.6314.5811.08-1.86%
Norway [+]20181994826817.5317.9512.7812.01%
Nepal [+]20158128971,7095.557.246.33-1.40%
New Zealand [+]20151443865306.2017.2011.602.65%
Oman [+]2015172322501.188.356.612.48%
Panama [+]2015211952161.089.795.44-10.08%
Peru [+]20154431,3811,8252.899.135.86-1.68%
Papua New Guinea [+]20151995887875.0114.229.71-4.05%
Philippines [+]20158372,5633,4001.654.993.35-3.46%
Pakistan [+]20151,8282,0863,9141.892.032.060.49%
Poland [+]20185713,8914,4622.9121.1711.75-1.51%
Paraguay [+]20152104706806.4013.8110.070.10%
Qatar [+]201561371430.947.035.86-5.94%
Romania [+]20183211,6201,9413.2417.0510.000.70%
Serbia [+]20182297209496.4121.2213.63-4.69%
Russia [+]20144,66521,94126,6066.0032.9018.50-7.96%
Rwanda [+]20151298639922.2315.468.73-0.91%
Saudi Arabia [+]20152627961,0571.914.413.40-2.58%
Solomon Islands [+]20151334464.2510.947.85-2.36%
Seychelles [+]20151892.1516.629.64-2.23%
Sudan [+]20151,1492,9604,1095.9015.2410.56-0.85%
Sweden [+]20173498451,2087.0116.8711.964.09%
Singapore [+]20151803755556.8312.9410.03-15.00%
Slovenia [+]2018812783597.7726.7717.25-14.35%
Slovakia [+]2018753414162.6912.817.636.86%
Sierra Leone [+]20153206709908.9018.7513.962.35%
Senegal [+]20152296899183.069.726.13-1.61%
Somalia [+]20151644145782.376.014.191.21%
Suriname [+]20153411014512.3839.1725.502.16%
South Sudan [+]20152255597844.2110.427.311.53%
Sao Tome and Principe [+]20151341.212.551.880
El Salvador [+]20151515276784.5117.7210.50-3.23%
Syria [+]2015904064951.014.472.753.77%
Swaziland [+]2015491401898.5326.3017.510.92%
Chad [+]20153219071,2284.5412.888.701.87%
Togo [+]20151994986965.4013.679.390.97%
Thailand [+]20153,2897,57510,8639.3522.5716.16-1.40%
Tajikistan [+]2015902483382.165.804.002.04%
Timor-Leste [+]20152757844.499.477.08-7.57%
Turkmenistan [+]20151384015394.9014.649.69-0.62%
Tunisia [+]20152503646144.436.575.44-2.16%
Tonga [+]20152243.094.283.640.55%
Turkey [+]20176032,1272,7301.475.223.3545.02%
Trinidad and Tobago [+]2015331651984.7824.3114.550.76%
Tanzania [+]20159652,7693,7353.7410.787.250.42%
Ukraine [+]20151,9607,0649,0248.5735.8221.192.62%
Uganda [+]20158681,9232,7914.4610.247.860.64%
Uruguay [+]20151294545837.3027.5716.80-2.10%
Uzbekistan [+]20158351,9572,7935.3212.559.00-7.31%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [+]20150330.444.842.66127.35%
Venezuela [+]20151627629241.075.103.070.33%
Vietnam [+]20151,7495,1606,9103.7611.177.532.03%
Vanuatu [+]2015412152.738.485.69-1.56%
Samoa [+]201529112.398.825.70-2.06%
Yemen [+]20157671,4362,2045.8410.757.79-0.76%
South Africa [+]20151053774820.401.400.90-18.18%
Zambia [+]20152397991,0382.9810.176.54-1.36%
Zimbabwe [+]20154391,2021,6416.0618.2911.88-1.25%
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Suicides per country

Every year close to 800 000 people take their own life. Suicide is a serious public health problema in all regions of the world. In fact, Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15–29-year-olds globally.

The data show suicide is about three times more common in men than in women. Depression, alcohol use disorders and other mental disorders are link with suicide but also happen in moments of crisis like relationship break-up or chronic pain and illness. Suicide is a major taboo in many societies and for this the availability and quality of data on suicide is poor.

Ingestion of pesticide, hanging and firearms are among the most common methods of suicide.

There are a number of measures that can be taken to prevent suicide and suicide attempts.

Please double press on a country to view national data.