Sub-Saharan Africa 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).
  • Sub-Saharan Africa suicide rate for 2016 was 7.54, a 0.38% decline from 2015.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa suicide rate for 2015 was 7.57, a 2.31% decline from 2010.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa suicide rate for 2010 was 7.75, a 3.49% decline from 2005.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa suicide rate for 2005 was 8.03, a 5.07% decline from 2000.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Sub-Saharan Africa Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2016 7.54 10.18 4.92%
2015 7.57 10.15 5.00%
2010 7.75 10.13 5.36%
2005 8.03 10.64 5.47%
2000 8.46 11.05 5.88%