India: Suicides

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 India

Suicide mortality rate, per 100,000 population

 Latest value 12.7
 Reference 2019
 Measure suicides per 100,000 people
 Source The World Health Organization

For that indicator, we provide data for India from 2000 to 2019. The average value for India during that period was 14.4 suicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 12 suicides per 100,000 people in 2017 and a maximum of 17 suicides per 100,000 people in 2000. The latest value from 2019 is 12.7 suicides per 100,000 people. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 180 countries is 9.49 suicides per 100,000 people. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Suicide mortality rate is the number of suicide deaths in a year per 100,000 population.
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