In Kiribati there were 14.58 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, well above the world average of 9.57 suicides per 100,000 people.
Of the 16 recorded suicide cases in 2015, 12 were men suicides and 4 were women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 22.89 per 100,000 men and for women 6.31 per 100,000 female.
Statistics show that in 2014, suicides were the main cause of unnatural death in the world. In Kiribati suicide also is one of the leading causes of unnatural death. By comparison, there were 8 homicides in Kiribati, suicides far outnumber homicides. For every homicide there were 2 suicides.