North 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).
  • North Korea suicide rate for 2016 was 11.20, a 1.75% decline from 2015.
  • North Korea suicide rate for 2015 was 11.40, a 4.2% decline from 2010.
  • North Korea suicide rate for 2010 was 11.90, a 9.17% increase from 2005.
  • North Korea suicide rate for 2005 was 10.90, a 9% increase from 2000.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Total
Haiti 11.70
North Korea 11.20
Zimbabwe 10.70
Benin 9.90
Uganda 9.90
Sierra Leone 9.70
Togo 9.60
Burundi 9.10
Nepal 8.80
Chad 8.80
Yemen 8.50
Eritrea 7.90
Central African Republic 7.70
Burkina Faso 7.70
Ethiopia 7.20
Comoros 6.80
Liberia 6.80
Rwanda 6.70
Guinea 6.30
Senegal 6.00
Congo, Dem. Rep. 5.70
Tanzania 5.40
Gambia 5.10
Mozambique 4.90
Mali 4.80
Afghanistan 4.70
Somalia 4.70
Niger 4.60
Guinea-Bissau 4.00
Madagascar 3.90
Malawi 3.70
South Sudan 3.70
Tajikistan 2.50
Syrian Arab Republic 1.90
North Korea Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2016 11.20 14.10 8.50%
2015 11.40 14.30 8.70%
2010 11.90 14.60 9.30%
2005 10.90 13.00 8.90%
2000 10.00 12.30 7.90%