Sri Lanka: Suicides

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 Sri Lanka

Suicide mortality rate, per 100,000 population

 Latest value 14.00
 Year 2019
 Measure suicides per 100,000 people
 Data availability 2000 - 2019
 Average 18.83
 Min - Max 13.10 - 28.60
 Source The World Health Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 2000 to 2019. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 18.83 suicides per 100,000 people with a minimum of 13.1 suicides per 100,000 people in 2014 and a maximum of 28.6 suicides per 100,000 people in 2005. The latest value from 2019 is 14 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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Sri Lanka - Suicides - Recent values chart

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Sri Lanka - 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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