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Suicides Lesotho 2015

Number of suicides falls in Lesotho

In 2015 occurred 221 suicides in Lesotho. This year, 2 fewer people committed suicide than in 2014.

Lesotho had 11.09 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, above the world average of 9.56 suicides per 100,000 people.

Of the 221 recorded suicide cases in 2015, 156 were men suicides and 65 were women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 15.43 per 100,000 men and for women 6.21 per 100,000 female.

Suicide is a very important cause of death in the world and also in Lesotho. However, in Lesotho in 2015 there were there were 897 homicides, many more than suicides. There were 4.1 homicides per suicide.

Related data:

Lesotho - Intentional self-harm
DateFemale suicidesMale suicidesSuicidesFemale suicide rateMale suicide rateSuicide rate
2015651562216.2115.4311.09
2014651582236.2915.7511.28
2013661582236.3615.8711.36
2012651612266.3416.3211.56
2011661582256.4516.2211.57
2010661572236.4616.2011.59
2009661572236.4016.3011.64
2008651552196.3116.0511.52
2007651552206.3616.0911.64
2006651522176.3315.7811.56
2005661502166.3915.5511.51
2004661502156.3115.4811.49
2003661542216.3515.9011.80
2002671512186.3615.4911.66
2001671472156.3515.0811.48
2000711562276.6815.9812.13
Lesotho - Intentional self-harm
Lesotho - Intentional self-harm