In 2015 around 3,735 suicides occurred in Tanzania, 129 more than in 2014. In 2015, on average 10 Tanzanians committed suicide every day.
Tanzania reported 7.25 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, less than the average suicide in the world, of 9.56 self-harm per 100.000 people.
Of the 3,735 recorded suicide cases in 2015, 2,769 were men suicides and 965 were women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 10.78 per 100,000 men and for women 3.74 per 100,000 female.
Suicide is a very important cause of death in the world and also in Tanzania. However, in Tanzania in 2015 there were there were 3,746 homicides, then, homicides are more common than suicides. There were 1 homicides per suicide.