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Suicides Afghanistan 2015

There are 5 suicides per day in Afghanistan

By 2015, suicides in Afghanistan increased by 89 people to at 1,796 suicides In 2015, on average 5 Afghans committed suicide every day.

In Afghanistan there were 5.32 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, much less than the average suicide in the world, of 9.56 self-harm per 100.000 people.

Of the 1,796 recorded suicide cases in 2015, 1,395 were men suicides and 401 were women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 7.89 per 100,000 men and for women 2.4 per 100,000 female.

Suicide is a very important cause of death in the world and also in Afghanistan. However, in Afghanistan in 2015 there were there were 3,367 homicides, then, homicides are more common than suicides. There were 1.9 homicides per suicide.

Related data:

Afghanistan - Intentional self-harm
DateFemale suicidesMale suicidesSuicidesFemale suicide rateMale suicide rateSuicide rate
20154011,3951,7962.407.895.32
20143791,3281,7072.347.755.21
20133581,2721,6312.287.695.14
20123341,1841,5182.207.424.94
20113131,1731,4852.137.615.00
20102931,1471,4402.067.685.00
20092771,1331,4102.007.795.04
20082671,1431,4091.978.035.16
20072561,1451,4001.948.215.26
20062451,1191,3651.918.225.32
20052311,0821,3131.868.175.28
20042141,0331,2481.798.105.19
20031949721,1661.697.965.05
20021769061,0821.617.784.87
20011658339981.587.494.62
20001587929501.577.414.57
Afghanistan - Intentional self-harm
Afghanistan - Intentional self-harm