* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Suicide mortality rate, per 100,000 population, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 180 countries was 9.49 suicides per 100,000 people.The highest value was in Lesotho: 72.4 suicides per 100,000 people and the lowest value was in Antigua and Barbuda: 0.4 suicides per 100,000 people. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: suicides per 100,000 people; Source: The World Health Organization
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* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Countries Suicides, 2019 Global rank Available data
Lesotho 72.4 1 2000 - 2019
Guyana 40.3 2 2000 - 2019
Swaziland 29.4 3 2000 - 2019
South Korea 28.6 4 2000 - 2019
Kiribati 28.3 5 2000 - 2019
Micronesia 28.2 6 2000 - 2019
Lithuania 26.1 7 2000 - 2019
Suriname 25.4 8 2000 - 2019
Russia 25.1 9 2000 - 2019
South Africa 23.5 10 2000 - 2019
Ukraine 21.6 11 2000 - 2019
Belarus 21.2 12 2000 - 2019
Uruguay 21.2 13 2000 - 2019
Montenegro 21 14 2000 - 2019
Latvia 20.1 15 2000 - 2019
Slovenia 19.8 16 2000 - 2019
Belgium 18.3 17 2000 - 2019
Vanuatu 18 18 2000 - 2019
Mongolia 17.9 19 2000 - 2019
Kazakhstan 17.6 20 2000 - 2019
Hungary 16.6 21 2000 - 2019
Croatia 16.4 22 2000 - 2019
Botswana 16.1 23 2000 - 2019
USA 16.1 24 2000 - 2019
Finland 15.3 25 2000 - 2019
Japan 15.3 26 2000 - 2019
Estonia 14.9 27 2000 - 2019
Moldova 14.7 28 2000 - 2019
Solomon Isl. 14.7 29 2000 - 2019
Sweden 14.7 30 2000 - 2019
Austria 14.6 31 2000 - 2019
Switzerland 14.5 32 2000 - 2019
Zimbabwe 14.1 33 2000 - 2019
Sri Lanka 14 34 2000 - 2019
France 13.8 35 2000 - 2019
Mozambique 13.6 36 2000 - 2019
Cape Verde 12.9 37 2000 - 2019
India 12.7 38 2000 - 2019
Samoa 12.6 39 2000 - 2019
Australia 12.5 40 2000 - 2019
C.A. Republic 12.3 41 2000 - 2019
Germany 12.3 42 2000 - 2019
Czechia 12.2 43 2000 - 2019
Slovakia 12.1 44 2000 - 2019
Iceland 11.9 45 2000 - 2019
Canada 11.8 46 2000 - 2019
Netherlands 11.8 47 2000 - 2019
Norway 11.8 48 2000 - 2019
Portugal 11.5 49 2000 - 2019
Serbia 11.4 50 2000 - 2019
Luxembourg 11.3 51 2000 - 2019
Poland 11.3 52 2000 - 2019
Singapore 11.2 53 2000 - 2019
New Zealand 11 54 2000 - 2019
Bosnia & Herz. 10.9 55 2000 - 2019
Eritrea 10.9 56 2000 - 2019
Denmark 10.7 57 2000 - 2019
Bulgaria 9.7 58 2000 - 2019
Namibia 9.7 59 2000 - 2019
Romania 9.7 60 2000 - 2019
Djibouti 9.6 61 2000 - 2019
Haiti 9.6 62 2000 - 2019
Ireland 9.6 63 2000 - 2019
Mauritius 9.5 64 2000 - 2019
North Korea 9.4 65 2000 - 2019
North Macedonia 9.4 66 2000 - 2019
Georgia 9.2 67 2000 - 2019
Cameroon 9 68 2000 - 2019
Chile 9 69 2000 - 2019
Fiji 9 70 2000 - 2019
Nepal 9 71 2000 - 2019
Bahrain 8.9 72 2000 - 2019
Ivory Coast 8.9 73 2000 - 2019
Pakistan 8.9 74 2000 - 2019
Thailand 8.8 75 2000 - 2019
Togo 8.8 76 2000 - 2019
Tr.&Tobago 8.7 77 2000 - 2019
Argentina 8.4 78 2000 - 2019
Gabon 8.4 79 2000 - 2019
China 8.1 80 2000 - 2019
Costa Rica 8.1 81 2000 - 2019
Seychelles 8.1 82 2000 - 2019
Uzbekistan 8 83 2000 - 2019
Eq. Guinea 7.9 84 2000 - 2019
Saint Lucia 7.9 85 2000 - 2019
Somalia 7.9 86 2000 - 2019
UK 7.9 87 2000 - 2019
Benin 7.8 88 2000 - 2019
Spain 7.7 89 2000 - 2019
Ecuador 7.6 90 2000 - 2019
Burkina Faso 7.5 91 2000 - 2019
Vietnam 7.5 92 2000 - 2019
Kyrgyzstan 7.4 93 2000 - 2019
Zambia 7.3 94 2000 - 2019
Morocco 7.2 95 2000 - 2019
Belize 7.1 96 2000 - 2019
Guinea 7 97 2000 - 2019
G.-Bissau 7 98 2000 - 2019
Brazil 6.9 99 2000 - 2019
DR Congo 6.7 100 2000 - 2019
Italy 6.7 101 2000 - 2019
Sierra Leone 6.7 102 2000 - 2019
Ghana 6.6 103 2000 - 2019
R. of Congo 6.5 104 2000 - 2019
Chad 6.4 105 2000 - 2019
UA Emirates 6.4 106 2000 - 2019
Bolivia 6.2 107 2000 - 2019
Burundi 6.2 108 2000 - 2019
Angola 6.1 109 2000 - 2019
El Salvador 6.1 110 2000 - 2019
Kenya 6.1 111 2000 - 2019
Malta 6.1 112 2000 - 2019
Paraguay 6 113 2000 - 2019
Saudi Arabia 6 114 2000 - 2019
Senegal 6 115 2000 - 2019
Guatemala 5.9 116 2000 - 2019
Qatar 5.8 117 2000 - 2019
Yemen 5.8 118 2000 - 2019
Malaysia 5.7 119 2000 - 2019
Turkmenistan 5.7 120 2000 - 2019
Rwanda 5.6 121 2000 - 2019
Madagascar 5.5 122 2000 - 2019
Comoros 5.4 123 2000 - 2019
Ethiopia 5.4 124 2000 - 2019
Laos 5.4 125 2000 - 2019
Malawi 5.4 126 2000 - 2019
Israel 5.3 127 2000 - 2019
Mexico 5.3 128 2000 - 2019
Niger 5.3 129 2000 - 2019
Iran 5.2 130 2000 - 2019
Greece 5.1 131 2000 - 2019
Cambodia 4.9 132 2000 - 2019
Domin. Rep. 4.9 133 2000 - 2019
Oman 4.9 134 2000 - 2019
Gambia 4.8 135 2000 - 2019
Bhutan 4.6 136 2000 - 2019
Uganda 4.6 137 2000 - 2019
Liberia 4.5 138 2000 - 2019
Libya 4.5 139 2000 - 2019
Nicaragua 4.4 140 2000 - 2019
Albania 4.3 141 2000 - 2019
Tajikistan 4.3 142 2000 - 2019
Tanzania 4.3 143 2000 - 2019
Afghanistan 4.1 144 2000 - 2019
Azerbaijan 4.1 145 2000 - 2019
Mali 4.1 146 2000 - 2019
Colombia 3.9 147 2000 - 2019
Sudan 3.8 148 2000 - 2019
Tonga 3.8 149 2000 - 2019
Bangladesh 3.7 150 2000 - 2019
Cyprus 3.6 151 2000 - 2019
Iraq 3.6 152 2000 - 2019
Bahamas 3.5 153 2000 - 2019
Nigeria 3.5 154 2000 - 2019
Armenia 3.3 155 2000 - 2019
Tunisia 3.3 156 2000 - 2019
Mauritania 3.1 157 2000 - 2019
Egypt 3 158 2000 - 2019
Papua N.G. 3 159 2000 - 2019
Burma 2.9 160 2000 - 2019
Kuwait 2.9 161 2000 - 2019
Panama 2.9 162 2000 - 2019
Lebanon 2.8 163 2000 - 2019
Peru 2.8 164 2000 - 2019
Brunei 2.7 165 2000 - 2019
Maldives 2.7 166 2000 - 2019
Algeria 2.5 167 2000 - 2019
Indonesia 2.4 168 2000 - 2019
Jamaica 2.4 169 2000 - 2019
Turkey 2.4 170 2000 - 2019
Philippines 2.2 171 2000 - 2019
Honduras 2.1 172 2000 - 2019
Venezuela 2.1 173 2000 - 2019
Syria 2 174 2000 - 2019
Jordan 1.6 175 2000 - 2019
S.T.&Principe 1.5 176 2000 - 2019
St. Vincent & ... 1 177 2000 - 2019
Grenada 0.7 178 2000 - 2019
Barbados 0.6 179 2000 - 2019
Ant.& Barb. 0.4 180 2000 - 2019


Definition: Suicide mortality rate is the number of suicide deaths in a year per 100,000 population.
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40.30
29.40
28.60
28.30
28.20
26.10
25.40
25.10
23.50
21.60
21.20
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21.00
20.10
19.80
18.30
18.00
17.90
17.60
16.60
16.40
16.10
16.10
15.30
15.30
14.90
14.70
14.70
14.70
14.60
14.50
14.10
14.00
13.80
13.60
12.90
12.70
12.60
12.50
12.30
12.30
12.20
12.10
11.90
11.80
11.80
11.80
11.50
11.40
11.30
11.30
11.20
11.00
10.90
10.90
10.70
9.70
9.70
9.70
9.60
9.60
9.60
9.50
9.40
9.40
9.20
9.00
9.00
9.00
9.00
8.90
8.90
8.90
8.80
8.80
8.70
8.40
8.40
8.10
8.10
8.10
8.00
7.90
7.90
7.90
7.90
7.80
7.70
7.60
7.50
7.50
7.40
7.30
7.20
7.10
7.00
7.00
6.90
6.70
6.70
6.70
6.60
6.50
6.40
6.40
6.20
6.20
6.10
6.10
6.10
6.10
6.00
6.00
6.00
5.90
5.80
5.80
5.70
5.70
5.60
5.50
5.40
5.40
5.40
5.40
5.30
5.30
5.30
5.20
5.10
4.90
4.90
4.90
4.80
4.60
4.60
4.50
4.50
4.40
4.30
4.30
4.30
4.10
4.10
4.10
3.90
3.80
3.80
3.70
3.60
3.60
3.50
3.50
3.30
3.30
3.10
3.00
3.00
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.80
2.80
2.70
2.70
2.50
2.40
2.40
2.40
2.20
2.10
2.10
2.00
1.60
1.50
1.00
0.70
0.60
0.40
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36.2
54.3
72.4
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