Australia 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).
  • Australia suicide rate for 2019 was 12.50, a 0.81% increase from 2018.
  • Australia suicide rate for 2018 was 12.40, a 5.34% decline from 2017.
  • Australia suicide rate for 2017 was 13.10, a 7.38% increase from 2016.
  • Australia suicide rate for 2016 was 12.20, a 7.58% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Total
South Korea 28.60
Lithuania 26.10
Uruguay 21.20
Latvia 20.10
Slovenia 19.80
Belgium 18.30
Hungary 16.60
Croatia 16.40
United States 16.10
Japan 15.30
Finland 15.30
Estonia 14.90
Sweden 14.70
Austria 14.60
Switzerland 14.50
France 13.80
Australia 12.50
Germany 12.30
Czech Republic 12.20
Slovak Republic 12.10
Iceland 11.90
Norway 11.80
Netherlands 11.80
Canada 11.80
Portugal 11.50
Luxembourg 11.30
Poland 11.30
Singapore 11.20
New Zealand 11.00
Denmark 10.70
Ireland 9.60
Chile 9.00
Bahrain 8.90
Trinidad and Tobago 8.70
Argentina 8.40
Seychelles 8.10
United Kingdom 7.90
Spain 7.70
Italy 6.70
UAE 6.40
Malta 6.10
Saudi Arabia 6.00
Qatar 5.80
Israel 5.30
Greece 5.10
Oman 4.90
Cyprus 3.60
Bahamas 3.50
Kuwait 2.90
Panama 2.90
Brunei 2.70
Barbados 0.60
Antigua and Barbuda 0.40
Australia Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2019 12.50 18.60 6.40%
2018 12.40 18.70 6.20%
2017 13.10 19.50 6.90%
2016 12.20 18.00 6.40%
2015 13.20 19.70 6.80%
2014 12.70 18.90 6.50%
2013 11.50 17.00 6.10%
2012 11.70 17.10 6.40%
2011 11.20 16.80 5.70%
2010 11.70 17.70 5.70%
2009 11.20 16.90 5.60%
2008 11.60 17.90 5.30%
2007 10.90 16.20 5.50%
2006 10.60 16.10 5.20%
2005 11.20 17.30 5.10%
2004 10.30 15.90 4.60%
2003 10.50 16.20 4.80%
2002 11.30 17.40 5.30%
2001 12.20 18.80 5.50%
2000 12.70 19.90 5.60%