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Suicides Belarus 2015

Belarus has a very high suicide rate

In 2015 occurred 2,162 suicides in Belarus. This year, 87 more people committed suicide than in 2014. In 2015, on average 6 Belarusians committed suicide every day.

Belarus had 22.76 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, well above the world average of 9.56 suicides per 100,000 people.

Belarus has a very high suicide rate compared to other countries.

Of the 2,162 recorded suicide cases in 2015, 1,809 were men suicides and 353 were women. Men have a very high rate of death by suicide compared with women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 40.92 per 100,000 men and for women 6.95 per 100,000 female.

Statistics show that in 2014, suicides were the main cause of unnatural death in the world. In Belarus suicide also is one of the leading causes of unnatural death. By comparison, there were 340 homicides in Belarus, the number of suicides far outnumber homicides. For every homicide there were 6.4 suicides.

Related data:

Belarus - Intentional self-harm
DateFemale suicidesMale suicidesSuicidesFemale suicide rateMale suicide rateSuicide rate
20153531,8092,1626.9540.9222.76
20143271,7482,0756.4539.6521.89
20133861,8352,2217.6241.6923.46
20123851,7882,1737.6040.6522.96
20114402,0002,4408.6845.4825.78
20104442,2012,6458.7649.9327.90
20095842,3732,95711.5453.7231.19
20085552,3002,85510.7650.9729.52
20075352,3142,85010.3651.1829.41
20065792,6353,21411.1858.1133.08
20056142,8623,47611.8262.8335.65
20046362,9083,54412.1963.4636.17
20036343,0833,71712.1066.8737.74
20025992,9543,55311.3963.6935.90
20016563,3163,97212.4171.0739.92
20006733,4964,16912.6974.5741.73
Belarus - Intentional self-harm
Belarus - Intentional self-harm