Malaysia: Suicides

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 Malaysia

Suicide mortality rate, per 100,000 population

 Latest value 5.70
 Year 2019
 Measure suicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2000 - 2019
 Average 4.74
 Min - Max 4.40 - 5.70
 Source The World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 2000 to 2019. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 4.74 suicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 4.4 suicides per 100,000 people in 2007 and a maximum of 5.7 suicides per 100,000 people in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 5.7 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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Malaysia - Suicides - Recent values chart

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Malaysia - Suicides - historical chart - 2000-2019




Definition: Suicide mortality rate is the number of suicide deaths in a year per 100,000 population.

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