Lesotho 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).
  • Lesotho suicide rate for 2019 was 72.40, a 5.48% decline from 2018.
  • Lesotho suicide rate for 2018 was 76.60, a 2.17% decline from 2017.
  • Lesotho suicide rate for 2017 was 78.30, a 10% decline from 2016.
  • Lesotho suicide rate for 2016 was 87.00, a 5.84% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
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
Timor-Leste 3.70
Bangladesh 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
Lesotho Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2019 72.40 116.00 30.10%
2018 76.60 124.60 29.90%
2017 78.30 127.20 30.80%
2016 87.00 139.60 36.00%
2015 92.40 147.30 39.30%
2014 92.60 147.80 39.50%
2013 87.60 139.90 37.50%
2012 79.10 125.90 34.50%
2011 69.50 111.80 29.40%
2010 65.40 107.20 25.90%
2009 63.30 102.80 26.00%
2008 57.80 91.60 25.90%
2007 45.00 72.50 19.10%
2006 40.30 63.20 18.80%
2005 33.60 54.10 14.40%
2004 33.50 53.40 15.00%
2003 31.90 50.60 14.70%
2002 29.20 46.80 12.90%
2001 27.30 43.70 12.30%
2000 28.60 45.70 12.70%