North America 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).
  • North America suicide rate for 2019 was 15.66, a 2.19% increase from 2018.
  • North America suicide rate for 2018 was 15.32, a 1.82% decline from 2017.
  • North America suicide rate for 2017 was 15.61, a 5.61% increase from 2016.
  • North America suicide rate for 2016 was 14.78, a 3.64% 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
North America Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2019 15.66 24.24 7.36%
2018 15.32 23.65 7.10%
2017 15.61 24.38 7.03%
2016 14.78 22.91 6.92%
2015 14.26 21.90 6.81%
2014 13.87 21.31 6.53%
2013 13.36 20.69 6.22%
2012 13.33 20.74 6.11%
2011 13.19 20.46 6.01%
2010 13.00 20.23 5.86%
2009 12.72 19.81 5.72%
2008 12.58 19.71 5.65%
2007 12.31 19.25 5.56%
2006 12.01 18.88 5.43%
2005 11.93 18.65 5.30%
2004 11.88 18.48 5.47%
2003 11.77 18.62 5.12%
2002 11.81 18.76 5.07%
2001 11.48 18.35 4.82%
2000 11.09 17.76 4.62%