Global suicide statistics

Suicide Rates (per 100,000), by country, year, and sex.

Most recent year available. As of June 2004.

Country

Year

Males

Females

ALBANIA

01

5.5

2.3

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

95

0.0

0.0

ARGENTINA

96 

9.9

3.0

ARMENIA 

02

4.0

0.7

AUSTRALIA  

01

20.1

5.3

AUSTRIA  

02

30.5

8.7

AZERBAIJAN  

02

1.8

0.5

BAHAMAS  

95

2.2

0.0

BAHRAIN  

88

4.9

0.5

BARBADOS  

95

9.6

3.7

BELARUS           

01

60.3

9.3

BELGIUM

97

31.2

11.4

BELIZE

95

12.1

0.9

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

91

20.3

3.3

BRAZIL

95

6.6

1.8

BULGARIA

02

25.6

8.3

CANADA

00

18.4

5.2

CHILE

94

10.2

1.4

CHINA (Selected rural & urban areas)

99

13.0

14.8

CHINA (Hong Kong SAR)

99

16.7

9.8

COLOMBIA    

94

5.5

1.5

COSTA RICA

95

9.7

2.1

CROATIA

02

30.2

10.0

CUBA

96

24.5

12.0

CZECH REPUBLIC

01

26.0

6.3

DENMARK

99

21.4

7.4

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

94

0.0

0.0

ECUADOR

95

6.4

3.2

EGYPT

87

0.1

0.0

EL SALVADOR

93

10.4

5.5

ESTONIA

02

47.7

9.8

FINLAND

02

32.3

10.2

FRANCE

99

26.1

9.4

GEORGIA        

00

4.8

1.2

GERMANY

01

20.4

7.0

GREECE

99

5.7

1.6

GUATEMALA

84

0.9

0.1

GUYANA

94

14.6

6.5

HONDURAS

78

0.0

0.0

HUNGARY

02

45.5

12.2

ICELAND

99

17.3

5.1

INDIA

98

12.2

9.1

IRAN

91

0.3

0.1

IRELAND

00

20.3

4.3

ISRAEL

99

9.8

2.3

ITALY

00

10.9

3.5

JAMAICA

85

0.5

0.2

JAPAN

00

35.2

13.4

JORDAN

79

0.0

0.0

KAZAKHSTAN

02

50.2

8.8

KUWAIT

01

1.9

0.9

KYRGYZSTAN

02

19.1

4.0

LATVIA

02

48.4

11.8

LITHUANIA  

02

80.7

13.1

LUXEMBOURG 

02

28.6

10.2

MALTA  

02

5.6

4.0

MAURITIUS

00

18.8

5.2

MEXICO

95

5.4

1.0

NETHERLANDS

00

12.7

6.2

NEW ZEALAND

00

19.8

4.2

NICARAGUA

94

4.7

2.2

NORWAY

01

18.4

6.0

PANAMA 

87

5.6

1.9

PARAGUAY

94

3.4

1.2

PERU

89

0.6

0.4

PHILIPPINES

93

2.5

1.7

POLAND

01

26.7

4.3

PORTUGAL

00

8.5

2.0

PUERTO RICO

92

16.0

1.9

REPUBLIC OF KOREA

01

20.3

8.6

REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA

02

27.9

5.2

ROMANIA

02

23.9

4.7

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

02

69.3

11.9

SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS

95

0.0

0.0

SAINT LUCIA

88

9.3

5.8

SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES

86

0.0

0.0

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE

87

0.0

1.8

SEYCHELLES

87

9.1

0.0

SINGAPORE

01

11.5

6.9

SLOVAKIA

01

22.2

4.0

SLOVENIA

02

44.4

10.5

SPAIN

00

13.1

4.0

SRI LANKA

91

44.6

16.8

SURINAME

92

16.6

7.2

SWEDEN

01

18.9

8.1

SWITZERLAND

00

27.8

10.8

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC

85

0.2

0.0

TAJIKISTAN

99

4.2

1.6

THAILAND

94

5.6

2.4

TFYR MACEDONIA

00

10.3

4.5

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

94

17.4

5.0

TURKMENISTAN

98

13.8

3.5

UKRAINE

00

52.1

10.0

UNITED KINGDOM

99

11.8

3.3

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

00

17.1

4.0

URUGUAY

90

16.6

4.2

UZBEKISTAN

00

11.8

3.8

VENEZUELA

94

8.3

1.9

ZIMBABWE

90

10.6 

5.2


Source: World Health Organisation