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Suicides Uganda 2015

There are 8 suicides per day in Uganda

In 2015 occurred 2,791 suicides in Uganda. This year, 97 more people committed suicide than in 2014. In 2015, on average 8 Ugandans committed suicide every day.

Uganda had 7.86 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, less than the average suicide in the world, of 9.56 self-harm per 100.000 people.

Of the 2,791 recorded suicide cases in 2015, 1,923 were men suicides and 868 were women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 10.24 per 100,000 men and for women 4.46 per 100,000 female.

Suicide is a very important cause of death in the world and also in Uganda. However, in Uganda in 2015 there were there were 4,473 homicides, then, homicides are more common than suicides. There were 1.6 homicides per suicide.

Related data:

Uganda - Intentional self-harm
DateFemale suicidesMale suicidesSuicidesFemale suicide rateMale suicide rateSuicide rate
20158681,9232,7914.4610.247.86
20148351,8592,6944.4410.267.81
20138141,8202,6334.4810.397.86
20127751,7462,5214.4010.297.75
20117471,6902,4374.3810.297.73
20107051,5972,3024.2710.037.54
20096841,5472,2304.2810.037.55
20086511,5092,1604.2110.097.56
20076311,4712,1034.2110.147.62
20065901,3841,9744.079.847.40
20055581,3281,8863.979.747.31
20045471,3401,8874.0210.147.56
20035251,2801,8053.9810.007.49
20025251,2541,7794.1110.127.64
20015351,2661,8024.3210.548.00
20005311,2291,7604.4210.558.07
Uganda - Intentional self-harm
Uganda - Intentional self-harm