In 2018 around 1,656 suicides occurred in Hungary, 22 more than in 2017. In 2018, on average 5 Hungarians committed suicide every day.
Hungary reported 16.95 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, well above the world average of 9.39 suicides per 100,000 people.
Hungary is a country with a high rate of suicide.
Of the 1,656 recorded suicide cases in 2018, 1,276 were men suicides and 380 were women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 27.29 per 100,000 men and for women 7.46 per 100,000 female.
Statistics show that in 2014, suicides were the main cause of unnatural death in the world. In Hungary suicide also is one of the leading causes of unnatural death. By comparison, there were 242 homicides in Hungary, the number of suicides far outnumber homicides. For every homicide there were 6.8 suicides.