New Zealand 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).
  • New Zealand suicide rate for 2019 was 11.00, a 3.51% decline from 2018.
  • New Zealand suicide rate for 2018 was 11.40, a 10.24% decline from 2017.
  • New Zealand suicide rate for 2017 was 12.70, a 4.1% increase from 2016.
  • New Zealand suicide rate for 2016 was 12.20, a 4.27% increase 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
Japan 15.30
Finland 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
Norway 11.80
Netherlands 11.80
Canada 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
New Zealand Suicide Rate - Historical Data
Year Total Male Female
2019 11.00 16.50 5.80%
2018 11.40 16.90 6.00%
2017 12.70 19.10 6.60%
2016 12.20 18.20 6.30%
2015 11.70 17.10 6.50%
2014 11.30 17.00 5.80%
2013 12.20 17.60 7.00%
2012 12.70 18.80 6.80%
2011 11.40 17.40 5.50%
2010 12.60 18.30 7.20%
2009 11.50 17.80 5.50%
2008 12.40 18.60 6.50%
2007 12.30 18.70 6.30%
2006 13.10 19.40 7.00%
2005 12.90 19.40 6.70%
2004 12.60 19.70 5.90%
2003 13.70 19.80 7.80%
2002 12.50 19.00 6.30%
2001 13.90 21.10 7.00%
2000 12.50 20.70 4.60%