Japan 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).
  • Japan suicide rate for 2019 was 15.30, a 8.38% decline from 2018.
  • Japan suicide rate for 2018 was 16.70, a 1.76% decline from 2017.
  • Japan suicide rate for 2017 was 17.00, a 2.86% decline from 2016.
  • Japan suicide rate for 2016 was 17.50, a 8.38% 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
Finland 15.30
Japan 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
Netherlands 11.80
Canada 11.80
Norway 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
Panama 2.90
Kuwait 2.90
Brunei 2.70
Barbados 0.60
Antigua and Barbuda 0.40
Japan Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2019 15.30 21.80 9.20%
2018 16.70 23.50 10.20%
2017 17.00 24.20 10.10%
2016 17.50 24.80 10.50%
2015 19.10 27.20 11.40%
2014 20.10 28.20 12.30%
2013 21.40 30.20 12.90%
2012 21.60 30.70 12.90%
2011 23.40 32.80 14.30%
2010 24.10 34.90 13.80%
2009 24.90 36.60 13.80%
2008 24.40 35.40 13.90%
2007 25.00 36.20 14.20%
2006 23.90 34.70 13.50%
2005 24.30 35.90 13.20%
2004 24.10 35.50 13.20%
2003 25.60 37.80 13.80%
2002 23.80 34.90 13.10%
2001 23.20 33.70 13.00%
2000 23.90 34.60 13.60%