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Suicides Costa Rica 2020

Suicides fell in Costa Rica

By 2020, suicides in Costa Rica increased by 32 people to at 352 suicides

In Costa Rica there were 6.9 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, less than the average suicide in the world, of 9.28 self-harm per 100.000 people.

Of the 352 recorded suicide cases in 2020, 277 were men suicides and 75 were women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 10.8 per 100,000 men and for women 3 per 100,000 female.

Suicide is a very important cause of death in the world and also in Costa Rica. However, in Costa Rica in 2020 there were there were 563 homicides, then, homicides are more common than suicides. There were 1.6 homicides per suicide.

Related data:

Costa Rica - Intentional self-harm
DateFemale suicidesMale suicidesSuicidesFemale suicide rateMale suicide rateSuicide rate
2020752773523.0010.806.90
2019523323842.1013.007.60
2018773143913.1012.407.80
2017552262812.209.105.70
2016522843362.1011.506.90
2015522603122.2010.706.50
2014452232681.909.305.60
2013392733121.7011.506.60
2012422603021.8011.106.50
2011532633162.3011.306.90
2010432683111.9011.706.90
2009422382801.9010.506.30
2008342272611.6010.205.90
2007442262702.1010.306.20
2006552953502.6013.608.20
2005412332742.0010.906.50
2004442833272.1013.507.90
2003532643172.6012.807.80
2002402412812.0011.807.00
2001291772061.508.805.20
2000282142421.5010.906.20
1999232102331.2011.006.20
1998232002231.3010.706.00
1997281601881.608.805.20
1996241862101.4010.406.00
1995371742112.2010.006.20
1994291351641.808.004.90
1993271381651.708.405.10
1992231301531.508.104.80
1991191111301.207.104.20
1990181411591.209.205.20
1989311391702.109.305.80
1988191241431.308.505.00
198722981201.606.904.30
1986131181311.008.604.80
1985161131291.208.404.90
1983191131321.508.905.30
19821971901.605.703.70
19812077971.706.404.10
198025971222.208.305.30
19791262741.105.503.30
19781870881.706.304.00
19772269912.106.404.30
197621941152.109.005.60
19751961801.906.004.00
19741566811.606.604.10
19731138491.203.902.60
19721248601.305.103.20
1971648540.705.203.00
1970536410.604.002.30
1969449530.505.703.10
1968539440.604.602.60
1967445490.505.503.00
1966543480.605.503.10
1965328310.403.702.10
1964734411.004.602.80
1963941501.305.803.60
1962525300.703.702.20
1961231330.304.702.50
Costa Rica - Intentional self-harm
Costa Rica - Intentional self-harm