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Suicides Australia 2017

There are 9 suicides per day in Australia

In 2017 occurred 3,124 suicides in Australia. This year, 217 more people committed suicide than in 2016. In 2017, on average 9 Australians committed suicide every day.

Australia had 12.7 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, above the world average of 9.46 suicides per 100,000 people.

Of the 3,124 recorded suicide cases in 2017, 2,346 were men suicides and 778 were women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 19.2 per 100,000 men and for women 6.3 per 100,000 female.

Statistics show that in 2014, suicides were the main cause of unnatural death in the world. In Australia suicide also is one of the leading causes of unnatural death. By comparison, there were 203 homicides in Australia, the number of suicides far outnumber homicides. For every homicide there were 15.4 suicides.

Related data:

Australia - Intentional self-harm
DateFemale suicidesMale suicidesSuicidesFemale suicide rateMale suicide rateSuicide rate
20177782,3463,1246.3019.2012.70
20167362,1712,9076.0018.1012.00
20157642,3293,0936.4019.7013.00
20147142,2052,9196.0018.9012.40
20136641,9442,6085.7016.9011.30
20126501,9302,5805.7017.1011.30
20115811,8112,3925.2016.3010.70
20105531,8652,4185.0017.0011.00
20095521,7832,3355.1016.5010.80
20085081,8322,3404.8017.3011.00
20075291,6982,2275.1016.4010.70
20064941,6242,1184.8016.0010.40
20044421,6712,1134.4016.9010.60
20034711,6842,1554.7017.2010.90
20025061,8132,3195.2018.7011.90
20015211,9352,4565.4020.2012.70
20005051,8832,3885.3019.9012.50
19994891,9992,4885.2021.4013.20
19985252,1082,6335.6022.8014.20
19975572,0892,6466.0022.8014.40
19964601,9662,4265.0021.7013.30
19954591,7112,1705.1019.1012.10
19944181,8652,2834.7021.0012.80
19933981,6412,0394.5018.7011.60
19924661,7862,2525.3020.5012.90
19914821,8062,2885.6021.0013.20
19904441,7582,2025.2020.7012.90
19894241,6422,0665.0019.6012.30
19884601,7122,1725.6020.8013.10
19874371,7272,1645.4021.3013.30
19864631,5822,0455.8019.8012.80
19854251,4371,8625.4018.2011.80
19844061,3481,7545.2017.3011.30
19833991,2981,6975.2016.9011.00
19824481,3211,7695.9017.4011.70
19814131,2591,6725.5016.9011.20
19804081,1991,6075.5016.3010.90
19794791,1981,6776.6016.5011.60
19784691,1261,5956.5015.7011.10
19774381,1281,5666.2015.9011.00
19764061,0981,5045.8015.6010.70
19754781,0501,5286.9015.1011.00
19744941,0731,5677.2015.6011.40
19734921,0361,5287.3015.3011.30
19725401,0851,6258.2016.2012.20
19715881,1501,7389.0017.5013.30
19704751,0761,5517.6017.1012.40
19694771,0251,5027.8016.6012.20
19685051,0221,5278.5016.9012.70
19676531,1251,77811.1018.9015.10
19666071,0171,62410.5017.4014.00
19656101,0751,68510.8018.8014.90
19645491,0711,62010.0019.1014.60
19635751,1431,71810.6020.8015.80
19624581,0111,4698.6018.7013.70
19613489011,2496.7017.0011.90
19603147781,0926.2015.0010.60
Australia - Intentional self-harm
Australia - Intentional self-harm