In 2015 around 1,109 suicides occurred in Iraq, 75 more than in 2014. In 2015, on average 3 Iraqis committed suicide every day.
Iraq reported 3.12 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, much less than the average suicide in the world, of 9.56 self-harm per 100.000 people.
Iraq, has a relatively low rate of suicide per inhabitants.
Of the 1,109 recorded suicide cases in 2015, 622 were men suicides and 487 were women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 3.46 per 100,000 men and for women 2.77 per 100,000 female.
Suicide is a very important cause of death in the world and also in Iraq. However, in Iraq in 2015 there were there were 3,029 homicides, and therefore, number of deaths by murder is far greater than people to take their own lives. There were 2.7 homicides per suicide.