World 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).
  • World suicide rate for 2016 was 10.64, a 1.05% decline from 2015.
  • World suicide rate for 2015 was 10.75, a 6.34% decline from 2010.
  • World suicide rate for 2010 was 11.48, a 6.8% decline from 2005.
  • World suicide rate for 2005 was 12.32, a 4.36% 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
World Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2016 10.64 13.50 7.71%
2015 10.75 13.62 7.83%
2010 11.48 14.32 8.56%
2005 12.32 15.31 9.29%
2000 12.88 16.05 9.65%