Costa Rica 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).
  • Costa Rica suicide rate for 2019 was 8.10, a 12.5% increase from 2018.
  • Costa Rica suicide rate for 2018 was 7.20, a 18.03% increase from 2017.
  • Costa Rica suicide rate for 2017 was 6.10, a 20.78% decline from 2016.
  • Costa Rica suicide rate for 2016 was 7.70, a 14.93% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Russia 25.10
South Africa 23.50
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Botswana 16.10
Cuba 14.50
Samoa 12.60
Serbia 11.40
Bosnia 10.90
Namibia 9.70
Bulgaria 9.70
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Mauritius 9.50
North Macedonia 9.40
Fiji 9.00
Thailand 8.80
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Costa Rica 8.10
China 8.10
Equatorial Guinea 7.90
St. Lucia 7.90
Ecuador 7.60
Belize 7.10
Brazil 6.90
Paraguay 6.00
Guatemala 5.90
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Malaysia 5.70
Mexico 5.30
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Dominican Republic 4.90
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Tonga 3.80
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Lebanon 2.80
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Maldives 2.70
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Jordan 1.60
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Costa Rica Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2019 8.10 14.10 2.00%
2018 7.20 12.20 2.20%
2017 6.10 9.90 2.30%
2016 7.70 13.00 2.30%
2015 6.70 11.20 2.30%
2014 5.60 9.40 1.90%
2013 6.70 11.70 1.80%
2012 6.60 11.20 1.90%
2011 6.90 11.40 2.40%
2010 6.90 11.80 2.00%
2009 5.60 9.50 1.80%
2008 5.50 9.40 1.60%
2007 5.70 9.40 1.90%
2006 8.40 14.10 2.80%
2005 6.60 11.10 2.00%
2004 8.10 13.90 2.30%
2003 7.90 13.00 2.60%
2002 7.00 11.90 2.00%
2001 5.20 8.90 1.50%
2000 6.40 11.30 1.50%