Russia had 18.5 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, well above the world average of 9.75 suicides per 100,000 people.
Russia is a country with a high rate of suicide.
Of the 26,606 recorded suicide cases in 2014, 21,941 were men suicides and 4,665 were women. Men have a very high rate of death by suicide compared with women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 32.9 per 100,000 men and for women 6 per 100,000 female.
Statistics show that in 2014, suicides were the main cause of unnatural death in the world. In Russia suicide also is one of the leading causes of unnatural death. By comparison, there were 16,516 homicides in Russia, there are more suicides than homicides. For every homicide there were 1.6 suicides.