Latin America & Caribbean Suicide Rate 2000-2022

Suicide mortality rate is the number of suicide deaths in a year per 100,000 population. Crude suicide rate (not age-adjusted).
  • Latin America & Caribbean suicide rate for 2019 was 6.20, a 2% decline from 2018.
  • Latin America & Caribbean suicide rate for 2018 was 6.33, a 0.55% decline from 2017.
  • Latin America & Caribbean suicide rate for 2017 was 6.36, a 5.47% increase from 2016.
  • Latin America & Caribbean suicide rate for 2016 was 6.03, a 0.03% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Total
North America 15.66
OECD members 11.95
European Union 11.34
South Asia 11.23
Euro Area 11.15
World 9.17
East Asia & Pacific 7.89
Sub-Saharan Africa 6.98
Latin America & Caribbean 6.20
Latin America & Caribbean Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2019 6.20 9.78 2.70%
2018 6.33 9.94 2.76%
2017 6.36 10.06 2.77%
2016 6.03 9.55 2.60%
2015 6.03 9.42 2.75%
2014 5.95 9.35 2.63%
2013 5.84 9.15 2.58%
2012 5.83 9.10 2.61%
2011 5.84 9.17 2.62%
2010 5.65 8.83 2.58%
2009 5.76 9.03 2.59%
2008 5.69 8.85 2.55%
2007 5.50 8.55 2.50%
2006 5.48 8.62 2.42%
2005 5.54 8.65 2.48%
2004 5.47 8.58 2.44%
2003 5.51 8.63 2.48%
2002 5.59 8.62 2.61%
2001 5.60 8.78 2.52%
2000 5.36 8.41 2.37%