South Korea 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).
  • South Korea suicide rate for 2016 was 26.90, a 4.95% decline from 2015.
  • South Korea suicide rate for 2015 was 28.30, a 17.01% decline from 2010.
  • South Korea suicide rate for 2010 was 34.10, a 27.24% increase from 2005.
  • South Korea suicide rate for 2005 was 26.80, a 81.08% increase from 2000.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Total
Lithuania 31.90
South Korea 26.90
Latvia 21.20
Belgium 20.70
Hungary 19.10
Slovenia 18.60
Japan 18.50
Uruguay 18.40
Estonia 17.80
France 17.70
Switzerland 17.20
Croatia 16.50
Poland 16.20
Finland 15.90
Austria 15.60
United States 15.30
Sweden 14.80
Iceland 14.00
Portugal 14.00
Trinidad and Tobago 13.60
Germany 13.60
Luxembourg 13.50
Australia 13.20
Czech Republic 13.10
Slovak Republic 12.80
Denmark 12.80
Netherlands 12.60
Canada 12.50
Norway 12.20
New Zealand 12.10
Ireland 11.50
Chile 10.60
Singapore 9.90
Seychelles 9.30
Argentina 9.20
United Kingdom 8.90
Spain 8.70
Italy 8.20
Malta 7.50
Qatar 6.60
Bahrain 5.90
Israel 5.40
Cyprus 5.30
Greece 5.00
Brunei 4.60
Panama 4.30
Oman 3.90
Saudi Arabia 3.20
UAE 2.80
Kuwait 2.30
Bahamas 1.70
Barbados 0.80
Antigua and Barbuda 0.50
South Korea Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2016 26.90 38.40 15.40%
2015 28.30 39.90 16.50%
2010 34.10 45.10 23.10%
2005 26.80 35.70 17.80%
2000 14.80 20.30 9.30%