In 2019 around 39 suicides occurred in Iceland, 5 more than in 2018.
Iceland reported 10.8 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, above the world average of 9.41 suicides per 100,000 people.
Of the 39 recorded suicide cases in 2019, 32 were men suicides and 7 were women. Men have a high rate of death by suicide compared with women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 17.3 per 100,000 men and for women 4 per 100,000 female.
Statistics show that in 2014, suicides were the main cause of unnatural death in the world. In Iceland suicide also is one of the leading causes of unnatural death. By comparison, there were 3 homicides in Iceland, the number of suicides far outnumber homicides. For every homicide there were 13 suicides.