In 2018 around 5,372 suicides occurred in United Kingdom, 568 more than in 2017. In 2018, on average 15 British committed suicide every day.
United Kingdom reported 8.08 suicides per 100,000 inhabitants, less than the average suicide in the world, of 9.46 self-harm per 100.000 people.
Of the 5,372 recorded suicide cases in 2018, 4,116 were men suicides and 1,256 were women. So that, the suicide rate among males were 12.53 per 100,000 men and for women 3.74 per 100,000 female.
Statistics show that in 2014, suicides were the main cause of unnatural death in the world. In United Kingdom suicide also is one of the leading causes of unnatural death. By comparison, there were 755 homicides in United Kingdom, the number of suicides far outnumber homicides. For every homicide there were 7.1 suicides.