Sri Lanka 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).
  • Sri Lanka suicide rate for 2019 was 14.00, a 1.41% decline from 2018.
  • Sri Lanka suicide rate for 2018 was 14.20, a 1.39% decline from 2017.
  • Sri Lanka suicide rate for 2017 was 14.40, a 2.7% decline from 2016.
  • Sri Lanka suicide rate for 2016 was 14.80, a 1.99% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Total
Lesotho 72.40
Eswatini 29.40
Kiribati 28.30
Micronesia 28.20
Ukraine 21.60
Vanuatu 18.00
Mongolia 17.90
Solomon Islands 14.70
Moldova 14.70
Sri Lanka 14.00
Cabo Verde 12.90
India 12.70
Djibouti 9.60
Georgia 9.20
Cameroon 9.00
Pakistan 8.90
Uzbekistan 8.00
Vietnam 7.50
Kyrgyz Republic 7.40
Zambia 7.30
Morocco 7.20
Ghana 6.60
Congo, Rep. 6.50
Bolivia 6.20
El Salvador 6.10
Angola 6.10
Kenya 6.10
Lao PDR 5.40
Cambodia 4.90
Bhutan 4.60
Nicaragua 4.40
Sudan 3.80
Bangladesh 3.70
Timor-Leste 3.70
Nigeria 3.50
Tunisia 3.30
Mauritania 3.10
Egypt 3.00
Papua New Guinea 3.00
Myanmar 2.90
Indonesia 2.40
Philippines 2.20
Honduras 2.10
Sao Tome and Principe 1.50
Sri Lanka Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2019 14.00 22.30 6.20%
2018 14.20 22.60 6.30%
2017 14.40 23.00 6.40%
2016 14.80 23.60 6.60%
2015 15.10 24.20 6.70%
2014 13.10 21.60 5.20%
2013 15.20 24.40 6.70%
2012 16.60 26.70 7.10%
2011 17.90 29.10 7.40%
2010 21.90 33.00 11.40%
2009 22.70 37.50 8.70%
2008 17.50 27.30 8.00%
2007 20.00 31.70 8.70%
2006 18.30 28.90 8.00%
2005 28.60 38.70 18.80%
2004 21.80 34.20 9.80%
2003 20.90 31.70 10.20%
2002 21.00 32.30 9.90%
2001 21.80 33.50 10.20%
2000 26.70 39.10 14.40%