In 2015 around 4 suicides occurred in Sao Tome and Principe, as occurred in 2014.
Sao Tome and Principe reported 1.88 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, much less than the average suicide in the world, of 9.57 self-harm per 100.000 people.
Sao Tome and Principe has a low suicide rate compared to other countries.
Of the 4 recorded suicide cases in 2015, 3 were men suicides and 1 were woman. So that, the suicide rate among males were 2.55 per 100,000 men and for women 1.21 per 100,000 female.
Suicide is a very important cause of death in the world and also in Sao Tome and Principe. However, in Sao Tome and Principe in 2015 there were there were 6 homicides, then, homicides are more common than suicides. There were 1.5 homicides per suicide.