Botswana 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).
  • Botswana suicide rate for 2019 was 16.10, a 7.47% decline from 2018.
  • Botswana suicide rate for 2018 was 17.40, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Botswana suicide rate for 2017 was 17.40, a 2.25% decline from 2016.
  • Botswana suicide rate for 2016 was 17.80, a 6.32% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Botswana 16.10
Cuba 14.50
Samoa 12.60
Serbia 11.40
Bosnia 10.90
Romania 9.70
Namibia 9.70
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Botswana Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2019 16.10 26.30 6.40%
2018 17.40 28.30 7.30%
2017 17.40 28.10 7.50%
2016 17.80 28.50 7.80%
2015 19.00 30.60 8.30%
2014 19.60 31.40 8.60%
2013 21.60 36.20 7.90%
2012 22.60 37.80 8.30%
2011 22.70 37.20 8.80%
2010 24.40 41.00 8.50%
2009 25.10 40.70 10.10%
2008 28.40 43.20 14.30%
2007 29.30 43.80 15.50%
2006 32.00 48.80 16.20%
2005 34.00 51.20 17.70%
2004 31.80 48.00 16.60%
2003 31.20 46.80 16.60%
2002 32.70 49.20 17.30%
2001 34.50 51.90 18.10%
2000 35.30 53.30 18.30%