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Suicides Latvia 2018

Number of suicides falls in Latvia

In 2018 occurred 300 suicides in Latvia. This year, 55 fewer people committed suicide than in 2017.

Latvia had 15.83 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, well above the world average of 9.45 suicides per 100,000 people.

Latvia is a country with a high rate of suicide.

Of the 300 recorded suicide cases in 2018, 262 were men suicides and 38 were women. Men have a very high rate of death by suicide compared with women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 29.98 per 100,000 men and for women 3.75 per 100,000 female.

Statistics show that in 2014, suicides were the main cause of unnatural death in the world. In Latvia suicide also is one of the leading causes of unnatural death. By comparison, there were 84 homicides in Latvia, the number of suicides far outnumber homicides. For every homicide there were 3.6 suicides.

Related data:

Latvia - Intentional self-harm
DateFemale suicidesMale suicidesSuicidesFemale suicide rateMale suicide rateSuicide rate
2018382623003.7529.9815.83
2017702853556.7631.9318.33
2016772883657.2732.4418.83
2015813073887.6733.8219.72
2014713133846.6734.2419.31
2013623233855.6835.2619.28
2012743724466.7140.0821.97
2011753664416.7139.0921.51
2010623764385.4039.2020.90
20091004165168.6042.4024.10
20081004275278.5042.7024.20
2007953594548.0035.5020.60
2006804074876.7040.0022.00
20051204475679.9043.5025.30
20041064575638.7044.0024.90
20031224826049.9045.9026.40
200214952167011.9049.1029.00
200113757170810.9053.1030.30
200015261877011.9056.7032.50
199917159376413.3053.9032.00
199816267884012.5061.1034.90
199718070888813.7063.1036.50
199618174592613.7065.8037.70
19951998251,02414.9072.0041.20
19941958381,03314.4071.9041.00
19932328671,09916.9073.0042.90
199221270992115.1058.4035.20
199117957875712.6046.9028.60
199015454169510.8043.7026.10
198921247368514.9038.2025.70
198817144261312.0035.9023.10
198719741461114.0034.0023.30
198616249565711.6041.2025.30
198518657175713.4047.9029.40
198420866687415.1056.3034.10
198319965385214.5055.6033.50
198222963986816.8054.8034.30
198118166384413.3057.1033.50
198020262382514.9053.9032.80
Latvia - Intentional self-harm
Latvia - Intentional self-harm