North America 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).
  • North America suicide rate for 2016 was 15.02, a 1.82% increase from 2015.
  • North America suicide rate for 2015 was 14.75, a 11.91% increase from 2010.
  • North America suicide rate for 2010 was 13.18, a 9.58% increase from 2005.
  • North America suicide rate for 2005 was 12.03, a 4.89% increase from 2000.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Total
North America 15.02
South Asia 13.46
European Union 13.31
OECD members 13.21
Euro Area 12.95
World 10.64
East Asia & Pacific 9.51
Sub-Saharan Africa 7.54
Latin America & Caribbean 6.88
North America Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2016 15.02 23.05 7.18%
2015 14.75 22.52 7.09%
2010 13.18 20.53 6.02%
2005 12.03 18.69 5.55%
2000 11.47 18.07 5.06%