India Suicide Rate 2000-2021

Suicide mortality rate is the number of suicide deaths in a year per 100,000 population. Crude suicide rate (not age-adjusted).
  • India suicide rate for 2016 was 16.30, a 1.21% decline from 2015.
  • India suicide rate for 2015 was 16.50, a 0% increase from 2010.
  • India suicide rate for 2010 was 16.50, a 6.25% decline from 2005.
  • India suicide rate for 2005 was 17.60, a 1.15% increase from 2000.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Total
Ukraine 22.40
Lesotho 21.20
India 16.30
Moldova 15.90
Sri Lanka 14.60
Kiribati 14.40
El Salvador 13.70
Eswatini 13.30
Mongolia 13.00
Cameroon 12.20
Nicaragua 12.20
Bolivia 12.20
Bhutan 11.40
Cabo Verde 11.30
Micronesia 11.10
Nigeria 9.50
Lao PDR 8.60
Kyrgyz Republic 8.30
Georgia 8.20
Sudan 8.10
Myanmar 7.80
Uzbekistan 7.40
Vietnam 7.30
Djibouti 6.70
Zambia 6.10
Papua New Guinea 6.00
Bangladesh 5.90
Congo, Rep. 5.90
Ghana 5.40
Cambodia 5.30
Solomon Islands 4.70
Angola 4.70
Timor-Leste 4.60
Vanuatu 4.50
Mauritania 4.40
Egypt 4.00
Tunisia 3.40
Indonesia 3.40
Kenya 3.20
Philippines 3.20
Honduras 2.90
Morocco 2.90
Pakistan 2.90
Sao Tome and Principe 2.30
India Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2016 16.30 17.80 14.70%
2015 16.50 18.00 14.90%
2010 16.50 17.70 15.20%
2005 17.60 18.10 17.10%
2000 17.40 18.60 16.00%