Global Health Observatory (GHO) data

Age-standardized suicide rates (per 100 000 population)

Situation

There were an estimated 804 000 suicide deaths worldwide in 2012.

This indicates an annual global age-standardized suicide rate of 11.4 per 100 000 population (15.0 for males and 8.0 for females).


Male:Female ratio

The global Male:Female ratio of age-standardized suicide rates was 1.9 in 2012


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