In 2019 around 397 suicides occurred in Slovenia, 38 more than in 2018. In Slovenia, on average, at least one suicide happens every year.
Slovenia reported 18.8 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, well above the world average of 9.41 suicides per 100,000 people.
Slovenia has a very high suicide rate compared to other countries.
Of the 397 recorded suicide cases in 2019, 309 were men suicides and 88 were women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 29.2 per 100,000 men and for women 8.3 per 100,000 female.
Statistics show that in 2014, suicides were the main cause of unnatural death in the world. In Slovenia suicide also is one of the leading causes of unnatural death. By comparison, there were 10 homicides in Slovenia, the number of suicides far outnumber homicides. For every homicide there were 39.7 suicides.