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Suicides Kenya 2015

There are 8 suicides per day in Kenya

By 2015, suicides in Kenya increased by 47 people to at 3,004 suicides In 2015, on average 8 Kenyans committed suicide every day.

In Kenya there were 6.28 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, much less than the average suicide in the world, of 9.56 self-harm per 100.000 people.

Of the 3,004 recorded suicide cases in 2015, 2,377 were men suicides and 627 were women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 9.99 per 100,000 men and for women 2.6 per 100,000 female.

Statistics show that in 2014, suicides were the main cause of unnatural death in the world. In Kenya suicide also is one of the leading causes of unnatural death. By comparison, there were 2,261 homicides in Kenya, there are more suicides than homicides. For every homicide there were 1.3 suicides.

Related data:

Kenya - Intentional self-harm
DateFemale suicidesMale suicidesSuicidesFemale suicide rateMale suicide rateSuicide rate
20156272,3773,0042.609.996.28
20146182,3392,9572.6310.086.33
20135952,2852,8812.6010.116.89
20125882,2162,8042.6310.066.89
20115702,1792,7482.6210.166.96
20105592,1472,7062.6410.297.03
20095592,1032,6622.7110.357.06
20085362,0612,5982.6810.447.08
20075242,0212,5452.6910.527.13
20065051,9612,4662.6610.507.10
20054831,8852,3692.6210.377.01
20044681,8412,3092.6010.417.02
20034521,8132,2652.5910.547.08
20024301,7442,1742.5310.416.98
20014231,7202,1442.5610.557.07
20004131,6872,1002.5710.637.12
Kenya - Intentional self-harm
Kenya - Intentional self-harm